The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.48% 0.27% 4.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.91% 8.33% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
QA
North 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 Harrogate region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 6.06% 3.29% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 20
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
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

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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) ACCA
1 16 (88.89%) CIMA
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
1 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Usability Testing
1 16 (88.89%) User Stories
2 14 (77.78%) Fault Management
3 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) User Experience
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 7 (38.89%) Google
6 7 (38.89%) Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) SaaS
6 7 (38.89%) Google Apps
6 7 (38.89%) Product Marketing
6 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Billing
7 2 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) Java
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) IIS
8 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
1 7 (38.89%) Google Apps
1 7 (38.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 16 (88.89%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Software Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
3 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
1 16 (88.89%) Usability Testing
1 16 (88.89%) User Stories
2 14 (77.78%) Fault Management
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ACCA
1 16 (88.89%) CIMA
2 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Google
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
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AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago