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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.55% 4.71% 2.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 59.38% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 7
Median salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 12.76% 7.94% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 9
Median salary £40,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,350 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 24 July 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%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (20.00%) Smart Energy
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) RAD

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 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) CentOS
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise 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%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
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 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat