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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.82% 7.08% 2.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.65% 53.06% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 11
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.48%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
34 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 15.96% 13.35% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 20
Median salary £45,000 £23,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+95.65% -51.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £21,600 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 24 May 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 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (36.36%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Firmware
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Smart Energy
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Apache

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Design Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Hardware Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Smart Energy
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CentOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software