The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 78 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 89 140 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.40% 4.15% 4.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.46% 33.57% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 119 118
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
251 417 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 9.59% 12.37% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 207 328 313
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

QA Salary Trend in Leeds

QA
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for QA.

1 132 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (43.27%) SQL
3 80 (38.46%) Selenium
4 74 (35.58%) Scrum
5 71 (34.13%) Java
6 62 (29.81%) Test Management
6 62 (29.81%) Cucumber
7 59 (28.37%) Functional Testing
8 55 (26.44%) ISTQB
9 54 (25.96%) Test Strategy
10 53 (25.48%) ISEB
11 52 (25.00%) Software Delivery
12 49 (23.56%) Defect Tracking
12 49 (23.56%) Kanban
13 48 (23.08%) Waterfall
14 47 (22.60%) Test Automation
15 46 (22.12%) Software Testing
15 46 (22.12%) Oracle
16 45 (21.63%) Regression Testing
17 43 (20.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 42 (20.19%) Mentoring
19 41 (19.71%) Relational Database
20 37 (17.79%) Logistics
21 33 (15.87%) BDD
22 32 (15.38%) TDD
22 32 (15.38%) C#
23 31 (14.90%) Visual Studio
24 30 (14.42%) .NET
25 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
25 24 (11.54%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.37%) Apache
2 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) Confluence
3 3 (1.44%) Drupal
3 3 (1.44%) JBoss
3 3 (1.44%) Jetty
3 3 (1.44%) nginx
3 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.44%) WordPress
4 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Heroku
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (1.44%) LAN
3 2 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.71%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.85%) MySQL
5 5 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.40%) CouchDB
6 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.44%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.44%) Redis
7 3 (1.44%) Riak
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (38.46%) Selenium
2 62 (29.81%) Cucumber
3 31 (14.90%) Visual Studio
4 20 (9.62%) JIRA
5 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.17%) Maven
5 17 (8.17%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.21%) LoadRunner
7 14 (6.73%) JMeter
7 14 (6.73%) SoapUI
8 13 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (5.77%) Gatling
10 8 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.85%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.37%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.88%) JUnit
13 5 (2.40%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.40%) EasyMock
13 5 (2.40%) TestNG
13 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (11.06%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Advertising
3 2 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Games
4 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (29.81%) Analyst
2 54 (25.96%) Test Engineer
3 39 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 37 (17.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 23 (11.06%) Developer
6 22 (10.58%) QA Analyst
7 18 (8.65%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (6.25%) Tester
9 11 (5.29%) Java Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) Performance Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) Performance Test Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (4.81%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.81%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.33%) Consultant
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) QA Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.42%) .NET
2 21 (10.10%) HTML
3 18 (8.65%) Spring
4 13 (6.25%) CSS
4 13 (6.25%) XML
5 12 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 8 (3.85%) Web Services
6 8 (3.85%) WPF
7 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.37%) WCF
8 6 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.40%) PowerMock
10 4 (1.92%) JSON
11 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.44%) CSS3
11 3 (1.44%) Node.js
11 3 (1.44%) PhoneGap
11 3 (1.44%) Sass
11 3 (1.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.33%) User Experience
2 5 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 4 (1.92%) e-Health
4 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.96%) Clustering
5 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.48%) FMCG
6 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.33%) Linux
2 5 (2.40%) Windows
3 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.58%) Scrum
3 62 (29.81%) Test Management
4 59 (28.37%) Functional Testing
5 54 (25.96%) Test Strategy
6 52 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 49 (23.56%) Defect Tracking
7 49 (23.56%) Kanban
8 48 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 47 (22.60%) Test Automation
10 46 (22.12%) Software Testing
11 45 (21.63%) Regression Testing
12 42 (20.19%) Mentoring
13 37 (17.79%) Logistics
14 33 (15.87%) BDD
15 32 (15.38%) TDD
16 24 (11.54%) Test Scripting
17 22 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (10.58%) E-Commerce
18 21 (10.10%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.27%) SQL
2 71 (34.13%) Java
3 32 (15.38%) C#
4 15 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.21%) Python
4 15 (7.21%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.73%) Scala
6 10 (4.81%) PHP
7 6 (2.88%) Ruby
8 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.48%) Go
10 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge ABL
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 55 (26.44%) ISTQB
2 53 (25.48%) ISEB
3 43 (20.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.81%) Degree
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.48%) CEH
6 1 (0.48%) CISMP
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) SDET
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (22.12%) Oracle
2 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.85%) HP
3 8 (3.85%) SAP
4 3 (1.44%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.48%) Apple
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) Nintex
5 1 (0.48%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 PA DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 22 days ago