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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.50% 5.15% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 28.57% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.13% 18.04% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 20
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +53.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £17,838
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
North Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) SaaS
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) ACCA
5 5 (29.41%) CIMA
5 5 (29.41%) Google Apps
5 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Google
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Fault Management
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Practice Management
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
8 1 (5.88%) SMTP
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (5.88%) Windows
8 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.88%) Firewall
8 1 (5.88%) VMware

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Fault Management
3 5 (29.41%) Usability Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ACCA
1 5 (29.41%) CIMA
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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