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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 53 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 6.48% 2.22% 5.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.19% 37.50% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 15
Average salary £30,000 £46,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +32.85%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.65%
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
47 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 12.18% 5.91% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 24
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,700 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 20 (64.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (51.61%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Usability Testing
3 15 (48.39%) User Stories
3 15 (48.39%) User Experience
4 14 (45.16%) CIMA
4 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
4 14 (45.16%) ACCA
5 13 (41.94%) Marketing
5 13 (41.94%) Product Marketing
5 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (41.94%) Fault Management
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) C#
9 8 (25.81%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) Selenium
9 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
9 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.90%) Billing
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.68%) Practice Management
13 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.45%) MS Office
14 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
14 1 (3.23%) CSS
14 1 (3.23%) XML
14 1 (3.23%) Windows

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
1 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Business Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) Tester
3 13 (41.94%) Test Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) QA Test Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) QA Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Manual Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Junior Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Junior
5 5 (16.13%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Software Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Usability Testing
2 15 (48.39%) User Stories
3 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
4 13 (41.94%) Product Marketing
4 13 (41.94%) Fault Management
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Practice Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ACCA
1 14 (45.16%) CIMA
2 10 (32.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago