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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 3.96% 16.13% 9.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 83.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 3
Average salary £29,250 £42,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.17% +97.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 4.95% 19.35% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +97.67%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Huddersfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Huddersfield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Huddersfield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

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Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft