The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.73% 6.77% 9.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 41.94% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 19
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.72% 16.15% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 37
Median salary £46,250 £41,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Halifax region.

QA Salary Trend in Halifax

QA
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Halifax

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) SOAP
4 11 (73.33%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 10 (66.67%) Finance
6 9 (60.00%) Scrum
6 9 (60.00%) WinForms
6 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (60.00%) MVC
6 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 9 (60.00%) Web Services
6 9 (60.00%) LDAP
6 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
6 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (60.00%) WCF
6 9 (60.00%) jQuery
6 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (60.00%) Software Delivery
6 9 (60.00%) Secure Coding
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 5 (33.33%) V-Model
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (26.67%) SoapUI

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Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
4 2 (13.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.67%) Testopia
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Agile .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Agile C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Agile Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 8 (53.33%) WCF Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Secure Coding
2 9 (60.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) V-Model
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) RUP
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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