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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 7.28% 2.97% 4.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.10% 55.00% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 13
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 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
49 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 13.21% 5.41% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 34
Average salary £23,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.57% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £33,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrogate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (54.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 15 (40.54%) Usability Testing
3 15 (40.54%) User Stories
3 15 (40.54%) User Experience
4 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (37.84%) Product Marketing
4 14 (37.84%) Fault Management
4 14 (37.84%) Marketing
4 14 (37.84%) CIMA
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
4 14 (37.84%) ACCA
5 13 (35.14%) Degree
6 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
6 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
6 12 (32.43%) Selenium
6 12 (32.43%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Practice Management
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) Billing
8 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.11%) MS Office
10 2 (5.41%) Windows
10 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.41%) IIS
11 1 (2.70%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) QA Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Tester
2 17 (45.95%) QA Test Analyst
3 15 (40.54%) Business Analyst
4 12 (32.43%) Manual Test Analyst
4 12 (32.43%) Manual Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Junior
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Test Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) User Experience
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (40.54%) Usability Testing
2 15 (40.54%) User Stories
3 14 (37.84%) Product Marketing
3 14 (37.84%) Fault Management
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
4 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.51%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) B2B
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) CIMA
1 14 (37.84%) ACCA
2 13 (35.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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