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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 34 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.12% 2.11% 9.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.82% 22.22% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 16
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,800 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
11 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.48% 9.47% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 24
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Halifax

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SOAP
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (64.29%) Selenium
5 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
6 8 (57.14%) Java
7 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (50.00%) ISEB
7 7 (50.00%) TDD
7 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
7 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (50.00%) BDD
7 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (50.00%) V-Model
7 7 (50.00%) Open Source
7 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (42.86%) JMeter
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
8 6 (42.86%) XML
9 5 (35.71%) WinForms
9 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
9 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding

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 4 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# WCF Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) WCF Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Agile Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) SOAP
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) WinForms
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 7 (50.00%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) V-Model
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (35.71%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (35.71%) Secure Coding
4 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago