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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 56 51 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 123 166 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.57% 4.93% 3.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.20% 43.68% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 116
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £53,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
322 380 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.97% 11.29% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 274 282 319
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 5 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 131 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.89%) SQL
3 62 (29.67%) Selenium
4 53 (25.36%) ISEB
5 52 (24.88%) Scrum
6 47 (22.49%) ISTQB
6 47 (22.49%) Waterfall
7 46 (22.01%) Functional Testing
7 46 (22.01%) Java
8 45 (21.53%) Test Management
9 44 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 42 (20.10%) Software Testing
11 40 (19.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 39 (18.66%) Cucumber
13 38 (18.18%) C#
14 37 (17.70%) Finance
14 37 (17.70%) Test Automation
15 34 (16.27%) Mentoring
16 33 (15.79%) Degree
17 32 (15.31%) Regression Testing
17 32 (15.31%) Defect Tracking
17 32 (15.31%) Kanban
18 31 (14.83%) Software Delivery
18 31 (14.83%) Oracle
19 29 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (13.88%) .NET
20 28 (13.40%) E-Commerce
21 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
22 26 (12.44%) ITIL
22 26 (12.44%) Relational Database

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 5 (2.39%) Apache
1 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.91%) nginx
3 3 (1.44%) Drupal
3 3 (1.44%) WordPress
4 2 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Jetty
5 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.91%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) 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%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) HTTP
1 2 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.48%) DHCP
2 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.44%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.35%) MySQL
6 5 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.39%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.44%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.48%) DataStage
10 1 (0.48%) DB2
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.48%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (29.67%) Selenium
2 39 (18.66%) Cucumber
3 21 (10.05%) SoapUI
4 20 (9.57%) Visual Studio
5 14 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.22%) WebDriver
7 11 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.26%) Maven
8 10 (4.78%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.78%) JIRA
9 8 (3.83%) JMeter
9 8 (3.83%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.83%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.87%) Gatling
10 6 (2.87%) LoadRunner
11 5 (2.39%) EasyMock
11 5 (2.39%) Gradle
11 5 (2.39%) Mockito
11 5 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.39%) TestNG
General
1 37 (17.70%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Legal
2 7 (3.35%) Retail
3 5 (2.39%) Banking
3 5 (2.39%) Marketing
4 4 (1.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (34.93%) Analyst
2 49 (23.44%) Test Analyst
3 42 (20.10%) Test Engineer
4 30 (14.35%) Developer
5 24 (11.48%) Senior Test Engineer
6 23 (11.00%) QA Analyst
7 19 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
8 18 (8.61%) Tester
9 16 (7.66%) Consultant
10 14 (6.70%) QA Tester
11 13 (6.22%) SQL Analyst
12 10 (4.78%) QA Engineer
12 10 (4.78%) SAP Consultant
12 10 (4.78%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) Team Leader
14 8 (3.83%) Test Manager
15 7 (3.35%) .NET Developer
15 7 (3.35%) Functional Consultant
15 7 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.88%) .NET
2 14 (6.70%) HTML
3 12 (5.74%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.26%) Spring
5 7 (3.35%) CSS
5 7 (3.35%) WCF
5 7 (3.35%) WPF
6 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.87%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (2.87%) Web Services
6 6 (2.87%) XML
7 5 (2.39%) PowerMock
8 4 (1.91%) PhoneGap
8 4 (1.91%) Symfony
9 3 (1.44%) CSS3
9 3 (1.44%) HTML5
9 3 (1.44%) Sass
10 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.74%) User Experience
3 8 (3.83%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.91%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.91%) e-Health
6 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.39%) Linux
2 4 (1.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.48%) VMS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (62.68%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.88%) Scrum
3 47 (22.49%) Waterfall
4 46 (22.01%) Functional Testing
5 45 (21.53%) Test Management
6 44 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 42 (20.10%) Software Testing
8 37 (17.70%) Test Automation
9 34 (16.27%) Mentoring
10 32 (15.31%) Defect Tracking
10 32 (15.31%) Kanban
10 32 (15.31%) Regression Testing
11 31 (14.83%) Software Delivery
12 29 (13.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (13.40%) E-Commerce
14 26 (12.44%) ITIL
15 25 (11.96%) TDD
16 24 (11.48%) Test Scripting
17 23 (11.00%) BDD
17 23 (11.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.89%) SQL
2 46 (22.01%) Java
3 38 (18.18%) C#
4 19 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.35%) ABAP
6 7 (3.35%) PHP
7 6 (2.87%) Scala
8 5 (2.39%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.39%) Python
9 4 (1.91%) Ruby
10 2 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) OpenEdge ABL
11 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) Progress 4GL
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (25.36%) ISEB
2 47 (22.49%) ISTQB
3 40 (19.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 33 (15.79%) Degree
5 4 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.96%) APMP
6 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.48%) CEH
7 1 (0.48%) CISMP
7 1 (0.48%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.91%) SLA
3 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (14.83%) Oracle
2 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.57%) SAP
4 6 (2.87%) HP
5 3 (1.44%) IBM
6 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.48%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.48%) New Relic
7 1 (0.48%) Nintex
7 1 (0.48%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 3 days ago
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greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago