The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Harrogate region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.71% 5.54% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.84% 44.44% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 0
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 4.65% 12.46% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 4
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £25,400 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control