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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 126 129 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.40% 3.91% 5.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.84% 40.44% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 105 124
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
342 319 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.94% 9.68% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 287 239 321
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 173 (71.49%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (37.60%) SQL
3 88 (36.36%) Selenium
4 77 (31.82%) .NET
5 75 (30.99%) Scrum
6 60 (24.79%) Finance
7 58 (23.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 56 (23.14%) ISEB
9 55 (22.73%) C#
10 54 (22.31%) Microsoft
11 50 (20.66%) SDLC
12 48 (19.83%) ISTQB
13 47 (19.42%) SQL Server
14 45 (18.60%) SoapUI
15 41 (16.94%) Software Testing
15 41 (16.94%) Test Scripting
15 41 (16.94%) Java
16 40 (16.53%) Manual Testing
17 39 (16.12%) TDD
18 38 (15.70%) Test Strategy
19 37 (15.29%) Functional Testing
19 37 (15.29%) BDD
20 34 (14.05%) JIRA
20 34 (14.05%) Automation Testing
21 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
22 32 (13.22%) E-Commerce
22 32 (13.22%) Cucumber
23 31 (12.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 31 (12.81%) Mentoring
24 29 (11.98%) WebDriver

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 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.65%) Confluence
2 4 (1.65%) OpenEdge
3 3 (1.24%) Drupal
3 3 (1.24%) WordPress
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
4 2 (0.83%) nginx
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.83%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Network Security
2 1 (0.41%) DHCP
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.89%) MySQL
5 7 (2.89%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.24%) SSDT
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) DB2
8 1 (0.41%) Power BI
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (36.36%) Selenium
2 58 (23.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (18.60%) SoapUI
4 34 (14.05%) JIRA
5 32 (13.22%) Cucumber
6 29 (11.98%) WebDriver
7 21 (8.68%) Jenkins
8 15 (6.20%) Git (software)
9 14 (5.79%) SpecFlow
10 13 (5.37%) JMeter
10 13 (5.37%) NeoLoad
11 12 (4.96%) Visual Studio
12 7 (2.89%) JUnit
12 7 (2.89%) Subversion
13 6 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (2.48%) TestNG
14 4 (1.65%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.65%) WebSpeed
General
1 60 (24.79%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Banking
2 13 (5.37%) Retail
3 12 (4.96%) Legal
4 5 (2.07%) Games
5 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (46.28%) Analyst
2 77 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 43 (17.77%) Developer
4 42 (17.36%) Test Engineer
5 41 (16.94%) Tester
6 36 (14.88%) QA Analyst
7 33 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
8 29 (11.98%) QA Tester
9 22 (9.09%) QA Engineer
9 22 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 21 (8.68%) Systems Analyst
11 19 (7.85%) QA Test Engineer
11 19 (7.85%) Systems Tester
12 18 (7.44%) Systems Test Engineer
13 16 (6.61%) Automation Test Analyst
13 16 (6.61%) Software Analyst
14 14 (5.79%) QA Automation Analyst
15 12 (4.96%) SQL Developer
16 11 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
16 11 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (31.82%) .NET
2 28 (11.57%) HTML
3 25 (10.33%) CSS
4 20 (8.26%) XML
5 17 (7.02%) ASP.NET
6 16 (6.61%) SOAP
7 15 (6.20%) Web Services
8 9 (3.72%) REST
9 7 (2.89%) HTML5
9 7 (2.89%) Node.js
10 6 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.48%) CSS3
11 5 (2.07%) jQuery
11 5 (2.07%) Sass
12 4 (1.65%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.65%) Spring
12 4 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.65%) Velocity
13 3 (1.24%) LESS
13 3 (1.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.31%) User Experience
4 7 (2.89%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Cybercrime
5 5 (2.07%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.96%) Linux
2 11 (4.55%) Windows
3 5 (2.07%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (71.49%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (30.99%) Scrum
3 50 (20.66%) SDLC
4 41 (16.94%) Software Testing
4 41 (16.94%) Test Scripting
5 40 (16.53%) Manual Testing
6 39 (16.12%) TDD
7 38 (15.70%) Test Strategy
8 37 (15.29%) BDD
8 37 (15.29%) Functional Testing
9 34 (14.05%) Automation Testing
10 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 32 (13.22%) E-Commerce
12 31 (12.81%) Mentoring
13 27 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (9.92%) Automated Testing
14 24 (9.92%) Software Engineering
14 24 (9.92%) Test Management
15 20 (8.26%) Kanban
15 20 (8.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.60%) SQL
2 55 (22.73%) C#
3 41 (16.94%) Java
4 24 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.85%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.61%) Python
7 14 (5.79%) PHP
8 11 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.13%) Ruby
10 6 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.65%) OpenEdge ABL
11 4 (1.65%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (1.24%) R
12 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.83%) ABAP
13 2 (0.83%) C
13 2 (0.83%) Scala
13 2 (0.83%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) C++
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (23.14%) ISEB
2 48 (19.83%) ISTQB
3 31 (12.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (7.44%) Degree
5 7 (2.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) SDET
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.92%) Oracle
3 4 (1.65%) Progress
4 2 (0.83%) Epicor
4 2 (0.83%) HP
4 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.83%) SAP
4 2 (0.83%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.41%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.41%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.41%) Facebook
5 1 (0.41%) Google
5 1 (0.41%) IBM
5 1 (0.41%) New Relic
5 1 (0.41%) Siebel
5 1 (0.41%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Health Care + Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: up to 35K +benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago