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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 98 172 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.72% 5.24% 3.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.22% 40.28% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 84 135 112
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
295 427 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.20% 13.01% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 254 333 327
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 122 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.79%) SQL
3 59 (30.89%) Selenium
4 56 (29.32%) Scrum
4 56 (29.32%) Java
5 47 (24.61%) Test Management
6 46 (24.08%) Waterfall
6 46 (24.08%) Functional Testing
7 45 (23.56%) Cucumber
8 44 (23.04%) ISEB
9 42 (21.99%) Test Strategy
10 41 (21.47%) ISTQB
11 40 (20.94%) Kanban
12 38 (19.90%) Software Testing
13 37 (19.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 36 (18.85%) Mentoring
14 36 (18.85%) Software Delivery
14 36 (18.85%) Regression Testing
15 35 (18.32%) Oracle
15 35 (18.32%) Test Automation
16 34 (17.80%) Defect Tracking
17 32 (16.75%) C#
18 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
18 31 (16.23%) BDD
19 29 (15.18%) .NET
20 28 (14.66%) Logistics
21 27 (14.14%) TDD
22 24 (12.57%) Finance
23 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
23 21 (10.99%) Visual Studio

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 (3.14%) Apache
2 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.09%) JBoss
3 4 (2.09%) Jetty
3 4 (2.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.57%) Drupal
4 3 (1.57%) nginx
4 3 (1.57%) WordPress
5 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) Confluence
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Heroku
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) HTTP
2 3 (1.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) Relational Database
2 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.14%) MySQL
6 5 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.62%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.09%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.09%) Redis
7 4 (2.09%) Riak
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.52%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (30.89%) Selenium
2 45 (23.56%) Cucumber
3 21 (10.99%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.38%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.81%) SoapUI
5 13 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.28%) JIRA
6 12 (6.28%) Maven
7 11 (5.76%) Git (software)
8 9 (4.71%) JMeter
9 8 (4.19%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.66%) Gatling
10 7 (3.66%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.66%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.66%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.62%) CruiseControl
11 5 (2.62%) EasyMock
11 5 (2.62%) Gradle
11 5 (2.62%) JUnit
11 5 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (12.57%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Advertising
3 4 (2.09%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (33.51%) Analyst
2 39 (20.42%) Test Engineer
3 38 (19.90%) Test Analyst
4 29 (15.18%) Senior Test Engineer
5 26 (13.61%) Developer
6 22 (11.52%) QA Analyst
7 18 (9.42%) QA Test Analyst
8 12 (6.28%) Tester
9 11 (5.76%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (5.24%) QA Tester
10 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.71%) Service Analyst
12 8 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.66%) Business Manager
13 7 (3.66%) Consultant
13 7 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.18%) .NET
2 19 (9.95%) HTML
3 13 (6.81%) XML
4 12 (6.28%) Spring
5 11 (5.76%) CSS
6 8 (4.19%) WPF
7 7 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.66%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.66%) WCF
7 7 (3.66%) Web Services
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.62%) PowerMock
10 4 (2.09%) JSON
11 3 (1.57%) CSS3
11 3 (1.57%) HTML5
11 3 (1.57%) PhoneGap
11 3 (1.57%) Sass
11 3 (1.57%) Symfony
12 2 (1.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) User Experience
2 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.66%) Performance Metrics
2 7 (3.66%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.09%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.09%) e-Health
5 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
6 1 (0.52%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.19%) Linux
2 5 (2.62%) Windows
3 2 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.32%) Scrum
3 47 (24.61%) Test Management
4 46 (24.08%) Functional Testing
4 46 (24.08%) Waterfall
5 42 (21.99%) Test Strategy
6 40 (20.94%) Kanban
7 38 (19.90%) Software Testing
8 36 (18.85%) Mentoring
8 36 (18.85%) Regression Testing
8 36 (18.85%) Software Delivery
9 35 (18.32%) Test Automation
10 34 (17.80%) Defect Tracking
11 31 (16.23%) BDD
12 28 (14.66%) Logistics
13 27 (14.14%) TDD
14 20 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (10.47%) Test Scripting
15 17 (8.90%) ITIL
16 16 (8.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (39.79%) SQL
2 56 (29.32%) Java
3 32 (16.75%) C#
4 16 (8.38%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.33%) Python
6 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.19%) PHP
7 8 (4.19%) Scala
8 5 (2.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.62%) Ruby
9 2 (1.05%) C++
9 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.52%) OpenEdge ABL
10 1 (0.52%) Progress 4GL
10 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (23.04%) ISEB
2 41 (21.47%) ISTQB
3 37 (19.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (10.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.05%) APMP
5 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.05%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.52%) CEH
6 1 (0.52%) CISMP
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) SDET
4 1 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 6 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (18.32%) Oracle
2 17 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.71%) SAP
4 6 (3.14%) HP
5 2 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Nintex
6 1 (0.52%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 days ago