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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 15.38% 9.52% 5.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 66.67% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 18.46% 14.29% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £21,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.67% -36.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 25 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) Project Management
2 16 (88.89%) Validation
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (88.89%) MicroStrategy
2 16 (88.89%) Middleware
2 16 (88.89%) ERP
2 16 (88.89%) SOA
2 16 (88.89%) ETL
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) Business Objects
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Ranorex

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle BI EE
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Project Management
2 16 (88.89%) Validation
2 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (88.89%) ERP
2 16 (88.89%) SOA
2 16 (88.89%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) MicroStrategy
2 16 (88.89%) Business Objects