The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 26 22
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield - 2.86% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.67% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QA
West 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 Huddersfield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 4.31% 17.14% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 7
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Huddersfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

QA
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Huddersfield region.

QA Salary Trend in Huddersfield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle