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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.92% 0.30% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 8.33% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £63,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.60% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
11 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.53% 3.63% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 15
Average salary £26,750 £34,000 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.32% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,600 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (87.50%) ACCA
1 14 (87.50%) CIMA
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
1 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (87.50%) Usability Testing
1 14 (87.50%) User Stories
2 12 (75.00%) Fault Management
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 9 (56.25%) MS Office
5 9 (56.25%) Google
5 9 (56.25%) SaaS
5 9 (56.25%) Google Apps
6 5 (31.25%) User Experience
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Product Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (12.50%) Billing
9 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Retail
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (6.25%) Practice Management
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) jQuery
9 1 (6.25%) ISEB

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) SaaS
1 9 (56.25%) Google Apps
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Business Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (87.50%) Usability Testing
1 14 (87.50%) User Stories
2 12 (75.00%) Fault Management
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Product Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Practice Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ACCA
1 14 (87.50%) CIMA
2 11 (68.75%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Google
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