The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 32 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.92% 1.29% 2.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.10% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -10.52%
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 Harrogate region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 10.29% 10.29% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 14
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £25,000 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

QA
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

QA Salary Trend in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 19 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ATDD
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) SDET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) NUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ATDD
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft