The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Huddersfield region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 4.88% 2.22% 0.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +96.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 14.63% 5.56% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 3
Average salary £37,500 £22,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,600 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,700 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Project Management
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) SOA
5 6 (46.15%) ETL
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) Business Objects
5 6 (46.15%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (46.15%) Middleware
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Validation
5 6 (46.15%) ERP
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) MS Office
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.69%) CMS
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) ETL
4 6 (46.15%) Validation
4 6 (46.15%) ERP
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) RUP
8 1 (7.69%) DSDM
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Business Objects
2 6 (46.15%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago