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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.13% 5.47% 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.00% 58.33% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 9
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
25 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 13.02% 9.38% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 13
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Firmware
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (30.00%) Smart Energy
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE

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 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Smart Energy
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat