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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 116 157 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.61% 4.50% 5.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.85% 40.05% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 111 157
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
376 392 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.69% 11.23% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 285 277 386
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,929
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 169 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (36.49%) SQL
3 83 (29.12%) .NET
4 73 (25.61%) Selenium
5 61 (21.40%) Scrum
6 59 (20.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (20.00%) Java
8 56 (19.65%) ISEB
9 52 (18.25%) Microsoft
9 52 (18.25%) Test Scripting
10 50 (17.54%) Mentoring
10 50 (17.54%) Finance
11 46 (16.14%) C#
12 44 (15.44%) BDD
13 43 (15.09%) SDLC
14 42 (14.74%) Cucumber
14 42 (14.74%) JIRA
15 41 (14.39%) ISTQB
16 40 (14.04%) SQL Server
17 39 (13.68%) TDD
18 37 (12.98%) Software Engineering
18 37 (12.98%) SoapUI
18 37 (12.98%) Functional Testing
19 34 (11.93%) Automated Testing
20 33 (11.58%) MS Excel
21 32 (11.23%) HTML
21 32 (11.23%) XML
21 32 (11.23%) Software Testing
21 32 (11.23%) Coaching
22 31 (10.88%) Manual Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (5.61%) Node.js
2 6 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.75%) Confluence
4 4 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.70%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.40%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.40%) Lorenzo
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.70%) FTP
2 2 (0.70%) Network Security
2 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.75%) MySQL
7 5 (1.75%) SSDT
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 2 (0.70%) DB2
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) Power BI
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (25.61%) Selenium
2 59 (20.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (14.74%) Cucumber
3 42 (14.74%) JIRA
4 37 (12.98%) SoapUI
5 27 (9.47%) WebDriver
6 22 (7.72%) NeoLoad
7 21 (7.37%) JMeter
8 19 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 17 (5.96%) Visual Studio
10 15 (5.26%) SpecFlow
11 14 (4.91%) JUnit
12 11 (3.86%) Git (software)
13 10 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (2.11%) TestNG
16 5 (1.75%) Maven
16 5 (1.75%) SilkTest
16 5 (1.75%) tSQLt
General
1 50 (17.54%) Finance
2 13 (4.56%) Retail
3 7 (2.46%) Legal
4 6 (2.11%) Banking
5 5 (1.75%) Games
5 5 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (43.16%) Analyst
2 78 (27.37%) Test Analyst
3 58 (20.35%) Developer
4 53 (18.60%) Tester
5 48 (16.84%) QA Analyst
6 41 (14.39%) QA Test Analyst
6 41 (14.39%) Test Engineer
7 40 (14.04%) QA Tester
8 34 (11.93%) QA Engineer
9 25 (8.77%) QA Test Engineer
10 24 (8.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 23 (8.07%) Senior Developer
11 23 (8.07%) Test Leader
12 19 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
13 18 (6.32%) Database Developer
14 17 (5.96%) QA Automation Analyst
15 16 (5.61%) Java Engineer
15 16 (5.61%) Software Analyst
15 16 (5.61%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (29.12%) .NET
2 32 (11.23%) HTML
2 32 (11.23%) XML
3 31 (10.88%) CSS
4 24 (8.42%) Web Services
5 21 (7.37%) SOAP
6 19 (6.67%) REST
7 13 (4.56%) jQuery
8 12 (4.21%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.21%) Spring
9 10 (3.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.81%) JSON
11 7 (2.46%) HTML5
12 6 (2.11%) J2EE
13 5 (1.75%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.40%) Java EE
14 4 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.40%) Velocity
14 4 (1.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.86%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.86%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.46%) User Experience
4 5 (1.75%) Cybercrime
4 5 (1.75%) DataPower
4 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.40%) iPad
6 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) AS400
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.70%) iSeries
7 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.42%) Linux
2 16 (5.61%) Windows
3 5 (1.75%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (21.40%) Scrum
3 52 (18.25%) Test Scripting
4 50 (17.54%) Mentoring
5 44 (15.44%) BDD
6 43 (15.09%) SDLC
7 39 (13.68%) TDD
8 37 (12.98%) Functional Testing
8 37 (12.98%) Software Engineering
9 34 (11.93%) Automated Testing
10 32 (11.23%) Coaching
10 32 (11.23%) Software Testing
11 31 (10.88%) Manual Testing
12 28 (9.82%) Test Strategy
13 25 (8.77%) Automation Testing
13 25 (8.77%) Test Automation
14 24 (8.42%) E-Commerce
15 23 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (7.37%) Test Management
17 20 (7.02%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (36.49%) SQL
2 57 (20.00%) Java
3 46 (16.14%) C#
4 29 (10.18%) T-SQL
5 25 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.91%) Python
8 10 (3.51%) PHP
9 8 (2.81%) Ruby
10 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.75%) C
12 3 (1.05%) R
12 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.70%) OpenEdge ABL
13 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.70%) Progress 4GL
13 2 (0.70%) VB
14 1 (0.35%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (19.65%) ISEB
2 41 (14.39%) ISTQB
3 30 (10.53%) Degree
4 27 (9.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.75%) HND
7 4 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) ECDL
8 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCT
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MOS
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) SDET
2 4 (1.40%) HL7
3 2 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) nmon
Vendors
1 52 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.88%) Oracle
3 7 (2.46%) HP
4 5 (1.75%) IBM
4 5 (1.75%) Telerik
5 2 (0.70%) Epicor
5 2 (0.70%) Progress
5 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.35%) Facebook
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.35%) Siebel
6 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: car
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds.
TRG
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 25 days ago