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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing QA 171 161 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.70% 4.65% 7.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.22% 38.06% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 118 180
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
405 423 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.13% 12.21% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 292 296 327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 151 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.88%) SQL
3 64 (21.48%) Line Management
4 56 (18.79%) TDD
5 55 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 54 (18.12%) Finance
7 51 (17.11%) Unit Testing
8 49 (16.44%) Mentoring
9 47 (15.77%) Project Management
10 46 (15.44%) Degree
10 46 (15.44%) Non-Functional Testing
11 45 (15.10%) Java
12 44 (14.77%) Manual Testing
13 42 (14.09%) Configuration Management
14 40 (13.42%) JUnit
14 40 (13.42%) Test Scripting
15 39 (13.09%) Software Testing
16 37 (12.42%) Oracle
16 37 (12.42%) Performance Testing
17 36 (12.08%) Agile Testing
18 35 (11.74%) Selenium
18 35 (11.74%) .NET
18 35 (11.74%) MS Excel
18 35 (11.74%) NUnit
19 33 (11.07%) ISEB
20 32 (10.74%) JavaScript
20 32 (10.74%) Coaching
21 31 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (10.40%) Automation Testing
21 31 (10.40%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (4.03%) IIS
2 11 (3.69%) Apache
3 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.01%) nginx
4 3 (1.01%) Node.js
4 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.67%) JBoss
5 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (4.36%) SPSS
4 9 (3.02%) MS Project
5 3 (1.01%) MS Office
5 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.34%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.01%) Route 53
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) DNS
2 5 (1.68%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.34%) Firewall
4 3 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.01%) Internet
5 2 (0.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (5.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (4.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (3.69%) MySQL
5 10 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.36%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.68%) Big Data
7 7 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.01%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.01%) Redis
10 3 (1.01%) DB2
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 40 (13.42%) JUnit
2 35 (11.74%) NUnit
2 35 (11.74%) Selenium
3 19 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.37%) JIRA
4 16 (5.37%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.36%) FitNesse
5 13 (4.36%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.36%) Hudson
8 9 (3.02%) Git (software)
9 8 (2.68%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (1.34%) Subversion
13 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.01%) JMeter
14 2 (0.67%) WATIR
14 2 (0.67%) JProfiler
General
1 54 (18.12%) Finance
2 22 (7.38%) Retail
3 15 (5.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (4.03%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.69%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.69%) Banking
6 9 (3.02%) Marketing
6 9 (3.02%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (41.61%) Analyst
2 91 (30.54%) Test Analyst
3 33 (11.07%) QA Analyst
4 24 (8.05%) Developer
5 23 (7.72%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (7.38%) Team Leader
7 21 (7.05%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.04%) Senior Test Analyst
8 18 (6.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 17 (5.70%) Agile Test Analyst
10 15 (5.03%) Test Team Leader
11 14 (4.70%) Tester
11 14 (4.70%) Test Leader
11 14 (4.70%) PMO Manager
12 13 (4.36%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (3.36%) Test Manager
14 9 (3.02%) Support Analyst
14 9 (3.02%) PHP Developer
14 9 (3.02%) Technical Manager
14 9 (3.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.74%) .NET
2 24 (8.05%) CSS
2 24 (8.05%) jQuery
3 18 (6.04%) HTML
4 13 (4.36%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.69%) RESTful
6 10 (3.36%) WCF
6 10 (3.36%) Symfony
6 10 (3.36%) Web Services
7 9 (3.02%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (3.02%) Modernizr
8 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.35%) Ajax
9 6 (2.01%) Middleware
9 6 (2.01%) XML
9 6 (2.01%) HTML5
10 5 (1.68%) LAMP
11 4 (1.34%) CSS3
12 3 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.05%) User Experience
3 13 (4.36%) Visualisation
3 13 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.36%) Statistics
3 13 (4.36%) Taxonomies
3 13 (4.36%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.69%) NHS
5 9 (3.02%) Graphic Design
5 9 (3.02%) Informatics
5 9 (3.02%) Health Informatics
6 7 (2.35%) Open Source
7 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.01%) Equities
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) iPad
9 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.38%) Linux
2 11 (3.69%) Windows
3 9 (3.02%) UNIX
4 3 (1.01%) Android
4 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.48%) Line Management
3 56 (18.79%) TDD
4 51 (17.11%) Unit Testing
5 49 (16.44%) Mentoring
6 47 (15.77%) Project Management
7 46 (15.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 44 (14.77%) Manual Testing
9 42 (14.09%) Configuration Management
10 40 (13.42%) Test Scripting
11 39 (13.09%) Software Testing
12 37 (12.42%) Performance Testing
13 36 (12.08%) Agile Testing
14 32 (10.74%) Coaching
15 31 (10.40%) Automation Testing
15 31 (10.40%) Automated Testing
16 29 (9.73%) Scrum
17 27 (9.06%) Test Strategy
18 26 (8.72%) People Management
19 25 (8.39%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (31.88%) SQL
2 45 (15.10%) Java
3 32 (10.74%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.72%) C#
5 16 (5.37%) PHP
6 13 (4.36%) MATLAB
6 13 (4.36%) R
7 8 (2.68%) C++
8 6 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.01%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.68%) Ruby
10 4 (1.34%) Python
10 4 (1.34%) Perl
11 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.67%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
12 2 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (15.44%) Degree
2 33 (11.07%) ISEB
3 17 (5.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.69%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.34%) VCP4
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.01%) HDFS
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.34%) UAG
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Puppet
2 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.01%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.42%) Oracle
3 13 (4.36%) Tableau
4 5 (1.68%) Citrix
5 4 (1.34%) LexisNexis
6 3 (1.01%) HP
6 3 (1.01%) Percona
7 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.67%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.67%) SAP
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.34%) webMethods
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) VMware
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Splunk
8 1 (0.34%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £199.88 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
QA
Posted: 26 days ago