The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 133 147 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 4.45% 6.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.37% 36.93% 50.86%
Number of salaries quoted 113 105 152
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
376 398 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.98% 12.05% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 297 266 305
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £24,572 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 158 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.37%) SQL
3 62 (22.71%) Project Management
4 48 (17.58%) Line Management
5 47 (17.22%) Finance
6 41 (15.02%) Mentoring
6 41 (15.02%) Test Strategy
7 39 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 39 (14.29%) TDD
7 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 38 (13.92%) Manual Testing
9 37 (13.55%) Automation Testing
10 36 (13.19%) Unit Testing
11 34 (12.45%) Test Scripting
11 34 (12.45%) Selenium
11 34 (12.45%) Configuration Management
11 34 (12.45%) JUnit
12 33 (12.09%) Agile Testing
13 32 (11.72%) Degree
14 31 (11.36%) Scrum
14 31 (11.36%) Oracle
15 30 (10.99%) .NET
15 30 (10.99%) JavaScript
15 30 (10.99%) ISEB
15 30 (10.99%) Software Testing
15 30 (10.99%) Performance Testing
16 29 (10.62%) MS Excel
17 28 (10.26%) Automated Testing
17 28 (10.26%) NUnit
18 26 (9.52%) Java

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.40%) IIS
2 9 (3.30%) Apache
3 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.10%) nginx
5 3 (1.10%) Node.js
5 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.73%) Lync
6 2 (0.73%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.37%) Mule
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.66%) MS Project
4 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) MS Office
6 2 (0.73%) SPSS
7 1 (0.37%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) HTTP
1 6 (2.20%) DNS
2 5 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.47%) Firewall
4 3 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.10%) Internet
5 2 (0.73%) VPN
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.40%) MySQL
3 10 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.10%) DB2
8 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.10%) Redis
8 3 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.73%) DTS
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (12.45%) JUnit
1 34 (12.45%) Selenium
2 28 (10.26%) NUnit
3 19 (6.96%) FitNesse
4 17 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.86%) JIRA
6 11 (4.03%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.66%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.30%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.93%) Hudson
9 8 (2.93%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.83%) JMeter
13 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.47%) Subversion
13 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.73%) JProfiler
15 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (17.22%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Retail
3 14 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.76%) Marketing
5 11 (4.03%) Banking
5 11 (4.03%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.93%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (43.59%) Analyst
2 101 (37.00%) Test Analyst
3 36 (13.19%) Agile Test Analyst
4 34 (12.45%) QA Analyst
5 21 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 20 (7.33%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.96%) Team Leader
8 15 (5.49%) Test Leader
9 14 (5.13%) PMO Manager
9 14 (5.13%) Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
10 13 (4.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.66%) Designer
13 9 (3.30%) Test Engineer
14 8 (2.93%) Web Designer
14 8 (2.93%) QA Engineer
14 8 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
15 7 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.99%) .NET
2 23 (8.42%) CSS
3 22 (8.06%) jQuery
4 20 (7.33%) HTML
5 19 (6.96%) Web Services
6 13 (4.76%) XML
7 12 (4.40%) SOAP
8 9 (3.30%) WSDL
8 9 (3.30%) XSD
8 9 (3.30%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (3.30%) Modernizr
9 8 (2.93%) RESTful
9 8 (2.93%) Symfony
9 8 (2.93%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.56%) Middleware
10 7 (2.56%) HTML5
11 6 (2.20%) Ajax
12 5 (1.83%) WCF
12 5 (1.83%) LAMP
13 4 (1.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.06%) User Experience
2 20 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.03%) NHS
4 9 (3.30%) Graphic Design
5 8 (2.93%) Informatics
5 8 (2.93%) Health Informatics
6 7 (2.56%) Open Source
6 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.10%) Equities
8 3 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.73%) Statistics
9 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.73%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.73%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.33%) Linux
2 12 (4.40%) Windows
3 8 (2.93%) UNIX
4 3 (1.10%) Android
4 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.73%) HPUX
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (57.88%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.71%) Project Management
3 48 (17.58%) Line Management
4 41 (15.02%) Mentoring
4 41 (15.02%) Test Strategy
5 39 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 39 (14.29%) TDD
6 38 (13.92%) Manual Testing
7 37 (13.55%) Automation Testing
8 36 (13.19%) Unit Testing
9 34 (12.45%) Configuration Management
9 34 (12.45%) Test Scripting
10 33 (12.09%) Agile Testing
11 31 (11.36%) Scrum
12 30 (10.99%) Performance Testing
12 30 (10.99%) Software Testing
13 28 (10.26%) Automated Testing
14 24 (8.79%) Regression Testing
15 20 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (7.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.37%) SQL
2 30 (10.99%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.52%) Java
4 15 (5.49%) PHP
5 14 (5.13%) C#
6 7 (2.56%) C++
7 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.47%) Python
8 4 (1.47%) Ruby
8 4 (1.47%) C
8 4 (1.47%) Perl
9 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.73%) R
10 2 (0.73%) VBScript
10 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.37%) X++
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (11.72%) Degree
2 30 (10.99%) ISEB
3 20 (7.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.37%) UAG
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.10%) Puppet
2 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.36%) Oracle
3 7 (2.56%) HP
4 4 (1.47%) Capita
4 4 (1.47%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.10%) Percona
6 2 (0.73%) Tableau
6 2 (0.73%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.73%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe
7 1 (0.37%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.37%) Compuware
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.37%) webMethods
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago