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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 82 62 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 87 147 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.18% 4.18% 3.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.80% 38.68% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79 107 86
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
313 380 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.45% 10.82% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 266 295 290
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 26 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 147 (71.36%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (34.47%) SQL
3 62 (30.10%) Scrum
3 62 (30.10%) Selenium
4 54 (26.21%) Finance
5 45 (21.84%) ISEB
6 41 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (19.90%) .NET
7 38 (18.45%) Software Testing
8 37 (17.96%) SQL Server
8 37 (17.96%) C#
8 37 (17.96%) Manual Testing
8 37 (17.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (16.99%) ISTQB
10 34 (16.50%) E-Commerce
10 34 (16.50%) Test Strategy
11 33 (16.02%) Microsoft
12 32 (15.53%) Degree
12 32 (15.53%) Functional Testing
12 32 (15.53%) Test Automation
12 32 (15.53%) SDLC
13 29 (14.08%) Waterfall
13 29 (14.08%) SoapUI
13 29 (14.08%) Test Scripting
14 28 (13.59%) Java
15 27 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (12.62%) Automation Testing
16 26 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (12.14%) JIRA

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 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.94%) OpenEdge
3 3 (1.46%) Drupal
3 3 (1.46%) WordPress
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) nginx
4 2 (0.97%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Jetty
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.46%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) Network Security
2 1 (0.49%) DHCP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.91%) MySQL
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.46%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.97%) DB2
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.49%) DataStage
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
10 1 (0.49%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (30.10%) Selenium
2 37 (17.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (14.08%) SoapUI
4 25 (12.14%) JIRA
5 16 (7.77%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.28%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.83%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.83%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.37%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.91%) Subversion
10 5 (2.43%) NeoLoad
10 5 (2.43%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.94%) TestNG
11 4 (1.94%) WebSpeed
12 3 (1.46%) Grunt
12 3 (1.46%) JMeter
12 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.97%) gulp
13 2 (0.97%) Toad
General
1 54 (26.21%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
2 15 (7.28%) Legal
2 15 (7.28%) Retail
3 4 (1.94%) Games
4 3 (1.46%) Marketing
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (40.78%) Analyst
2 56 (27.18%) Test Analyst
3 33 (16.02%) Developer
3 33 (16.02%) Test Engineer
4 27 (13.11%) Tester
5 18 (8.74%) Systems Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) QA Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) QA Tester
7 14 (6.80%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) Web Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Systems Tester
10 11 (5.34%) QA Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Systems Test Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Systems Test Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) Consultant
11 10 (4.85%) Development Manager
11 10 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.90%) .NET
2 21 (10.19%) HTML
3 17 (8.25%) CSS
4 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.80%) XML
6 7 (3.40%) Web Services
7 6 (2.91%) SOAP
8 5 (2.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.43%) CSS3
8 5 (2.43%) HTML5
8 5 (2.43%) Sass
9 4 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.94%) Velocity
10 3 (1.46%) jQuery
10 3 (1.46%) LESS
10 3 (1.46%) Node.js
10 3 (1.46%) React
10 3 (1.46%) RESTful
11 2 (0.97%) PhoneGap
11 2 (0.97%) Susy
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.88%) User Experience
4 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.40%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.43%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.43%) iPad
5 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.94%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.91%) Linux
2 4 (1.94%) Unix
2 4 (1.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (71.36%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (30.10%) Scrum
3 41 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.45%) Software Testing
5 37 (17.96%) Manual Testing
6 34 (16.50%) E-Commerce
6 34 (16.50%) Test Strategy
7 32 (15.53%) Functional Testing
7 32 (15.53%) SDLC
7 32 (15.53%) Test Automation
8 29 (14.08%) Test Scripting
8 29 (14.08%) Waterfall
9 26 (12.62%) Automation Testing
9 26 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (12.14%) Mentoring
10 25 (12.14%) TDD
11 21 (10.19%) ITIL
12 20 (9.71%) Coaching
12 20 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (9.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.47%) SQL
2 37 (17.96%) C#
3 28 (13.59%) Java
4 18 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.31%) PHP
5 13 (6.31%) Python
5 13 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.40%) ABAP
7 6 (2.91%) Ruby
8 4 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.94%) OpenEdge ABL
8 4 (1.94%) Progress 4GL
9 3 (1.46%) R
10 2 (0.97%) C++
10 2 (0.97%) Scala
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (21.84%) ISEB
2 35 (16.99%) ISTQB
3 32 (15.53%) Degree
4 27 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.97%) APMP
6 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.74%) Oracle
3 12 (5.83%) SAP
4 4 (1.94%) Progress
5 2 (0.97%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.49%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.49%) Facebook
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) HP
6 1 (0.49%) New Relic
6 1 (0.49%) Siebel
6 1 (0.49%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28197.00 - £30676.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 21 days ago