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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 1.96% 6.03% 3.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 43.75% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
4 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 3.92% 13.79% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 6
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Graduate
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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