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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 28 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.24% 2.82% 7.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 20.83% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 12
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.63% 13.56% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 26
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £36,200 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
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

QA
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) SOAP
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (73.33%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) LDAP
6 7 (46.67%) Scrum
6 7 (46.67%) WinForms
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (46.67%) Selenium
6 7 (46.67%) WCF
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
6 7 (46.67%) V-Model
6 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
6 7 (46.67%) Secure Coding
6 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
7 6 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing

QA
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Agile .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Agile C# Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Developer
1 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
1 7 (46.67%) C# WCF Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Agile Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior C# Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
1 7 (46.67%) WCF Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) SOAP
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) WinForms
4 5 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Secure Coding
2 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) V-Model
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
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