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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 61 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 110 148 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 4.23% 4.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.81% 41.69% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 107 112 100
Median salary £40,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
316 355 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.52% 10.15% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 276 265 287
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,138 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 25 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 166 (73.45%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.17%) SQL
3 79 (34.96%) Selenium
4 73 (32.30%) Scrum
5 61 (26.99%) .NET
6 58 (25.66%) Finance
7 50 (22.12%) ISEB
8 49 (21.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
9 46 (20.35%) C#
10 45 (19.91%) SQL Server
11 42 (18.58%) ISTQB
12 40 (17.70%) Software Testing
12 40 (17.70%) Manual Testing
12 40 (17.70%) SDLC
13 38 (16.81%) SoapUI
14 37 (16.37%) Test Strategy
15 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (15.93%) Functional Testing
16 35 (15.49%) Java
17 34 (15.04%) E-Commerce
17 34 (15.04%) Test Scripting
17 34 (15.04%) Test Automation
18 33 (14.60%) Automation Testing
18 33 (14.60%) TDD
19 30 (13.27%) JIRA
20 27 (11.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (11.50%) BDD
21 26 (11.50%) Waterfall

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 6 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.77%) OpenEdge
3 3 (1.33%) Drupal
3 3 (1.33%) WordPress
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
4 2 (0.88%) Confluence
4 2 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Project
2 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.33%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) Network Security
2 1 (0.44%) DHCP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.10%) MySQL
4 7 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.33%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.88%) SSDT
10 1 (0.44%) Big Data
10 1 (0.44%) DB2
10 1 (0.44%) Power BI
10 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 79 (34.96%) Selenium
2 49 (21.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (16.81%) SoapUI
4 30 (13.27%) JIRA
5 25 (11.06%) Cucumber
6 24 (10.62%) WebDriver
7 18 (7.96%) Jenkins
8 15 (6.64%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.42%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.98%) NeoLoad
10 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.54%) JMeter
12 7 (3.10%) Subversion
13 6 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.65%) TestNG
14 4 (1.77%) JUnit
14 4 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.77%) WebSpeed
15 3 (1.33%) Gerrit
15 3 (1.33%) Grunt
General
1 58 (25.66%) Finance
2 15 (6.64%) Banking
2 15 (6.64%) Retail
3 14 (6.19%) Legal
4 5 (2.21%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (42.04%) Analyst
2 66 (29.20%) Test Analyst
3 40 (17.70%) Test Engineer
4 37 (16.37%) Developer
5 36 (15.93%) Tester
6 28 (12.39%) QA Analyst
7 25 (11.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 25 (11.06%) QA Tester
8 20 (8.85%) Systems Analyst
9 18 (7.96%) QA Engineer
10 17 (7.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 16 (7.08%) Systems Tester
12 15 (6.64%) QA Test Engineer
12 15 (6.64%) Systems Test Engineer
13 14 (6.19%) Software Analyst
14 13 (5.75%) Web Engineer
15 12 (5.31%) Automation Test Analyst
16 11 (4.87%) Systems Test Analyst
17 10 (4.42%) SAP Consultant
17 10 (4.42%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.99%) .NET
2 26 (11.50%) HTML
3 21 (9.29%) CSS
4 17 (7.52%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.52%) XML
5 11 (4.87%) SOAP
5 11 (4.87%) Web Services
6 7 (3.10%) HTML5
7 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.65%) CSS3
8 5 (2.21%) Node.js
8 5 (2.21%) REST
8 5 (2.21%) Sass
9 4 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.77%) Velocity
10 3 (1.33%) Ajax
10 3 (1.33%) jQuery
10 3 (1.33%) JSON
10 3 (1.33%) LESS
10 3 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.98%) User Experience
3 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.21%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.21%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.21%) iPad
5 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) CMDB
7 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.98%) Linux
2 7 (3.10%) Windows
3 5 (2.21%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (73.45%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.30%) Scrum
3 40 (17.70%) Manual Testing
3 40 (17.70%) SDLC
3 40 (17.70%) Software Testing
4 37 (16.37%) Test Strategy
5 36 (15.93%) Functional Testing
5 36 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (15.04%) E-Commerce
6 34 (15.04%) Test Automation
6 34 (15.04%) Test Scripting
7 33 (14.60%) Automation Testing
7 33 (14.60%) TDD
8 26 (11.50%) BDD
8 26 (11.50%) Waterfall
9 25 (11.06%) Mentoring
10 22 (9.73%) Kanban
10 22 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 21 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (9.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.17%) SQL
2 46 (20.35%) C#
3 35 (15.49%) Java
4 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.64%) Python
6 14 (6.19%) PHP
6 14 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.98%) Ruby
8 7 (3.10%) ABAP
9 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.77%) OpenEdge ABL
10 4 (1.77%) Progress 4GL
11 3 (1.33%) R
11 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.88%) Scala
12 2 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) C++
13 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (22.12%) ISEB
2 42 (18.58%) ISTQB
3 27 (11.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (11.06%) Degree
5 5 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.88%) SDET
2 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.29%) Oracle
3 12 (5.31%) SAP
4 4 (1.77%) Progress
5 2 (0.88%) HP
5 2 (0.88%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.44%) Epicor
6 1 (0.44%) Facebook
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) New Relic
6 1 (0.44%) Siebel
6 1 (0.44%) Tableau
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago