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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 158 202 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.47% 5.39% 9.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.93% 41.91% 61.69%
Number of salaries quoted 111 154 207
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -
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
368 482 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.41% 12.87% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 254 366 346
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,920 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 124 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (31.85%) SQL
3 59 (20.21%) Line Management
4 58 (19.86%) Finance
5 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
6 52 (17.81%) Java
7 49 (16.78%) TDD
7 49 (16.78%) Unit Testing
8 43 (14.73%) Manual Testing
8 43 (14.73%) Degree
9 42 (14.38%) Mentoring
9 42 (14.38%) Oracle
10 41 (14.04%) Selenium
10 41 (14.04%) Test Scripting
11 39 (13.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 39 (13.36%) Configuration Management
12 38 (13.01%) .NET
13 36 (12.33%) Performance Testing
14 35 (11.99%) ISEB
15 34 (11.64%) JUnit
15 34 (11.64%) Coaching
16 33 (11.30%) Agile Testing
16 33 (11.30%) MS Excel
16 33 (11.30%) Software Testing
17 32 (10.96%) Automated Testing
17 32 (10.96%) NUnit
18 31 (10.62%) Project Management
19 30 (10.27%) C#
19 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (9.93%) SQL Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (3.42%) Apache
2 9 (3.08%) IIS
3 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.03%) Node.js
4 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.68%) JBoss
5 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.68%) nginx
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Drupal
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
6 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 33 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.45%) SPSS
3 6 (2.05%) MS Project
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) MS Office
5 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
1 2 (0.68%) Route 53
1 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.08%) Firewall
2 8 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.40%) DNS
4 5 (1.71%) Internet
5 4 (1.37%) HTTP
5 4 (1.37%) LAN
6 3 (1.03%) WAN
7 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) SAN
8 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (5.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.08%) MySQL
6 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.05%) Big Data
7 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.05%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.03%) DB2
9 3 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.68%) Redis
10 2 (0.68%) DTS
11 1 (0.34%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (14.04%) Selenium
2 34 (11.64%) JUnit
3 32 (10.96%) NUnit
4 19 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (5.82%) Visual Studio
6 16 (5.48%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.79%) JIRA
8 13 (4.45%) WebDriver
9 10 (3.42%) FitNesse
10 9 (3.08%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
11 8 (2.74%) Hudson
11 8 (2.74%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.03%) Subversion
12 3 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.68%) WATIR
14 1 (0.34%) MorphX
General
1 58 (19.86%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Retail
3 11 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.42%) Marketing
5 9 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.08%) Banking
6 7 (2.40%) Legal
6 7 (2.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 111 (38.01%) Analyst
2 71 (24.32%) Test Analyst
3 26 (8.90%) Developer
3 26 (8.90%) QA Analyst
4 24 (8.22%) Team Leader
5 19 (6.51%) Project Manager
6 18 (6.16%) Delivery Manager
6 18 (6.16%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 17 (5.82%) Tester
8 15 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) Test Leader
10 13 (4.45%) Business Analyst
11 12 (4.11%) Test Manager
11 12 (4.11%) Test Team Leader
12 10 (3.42%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (3.42%) PHP Developer
13 9 (3.08%) Technical Manager
13 9 (3.08%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.01%) .NET
2 20 (6.85%) jQuery
3 19 (6.51%) CSS
4 15 (5.14%) HTML
5 14 (4.79%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.77%) Symfony
7 10 (3.42%) WCF
8 9 (3.08%) RESTful
8 9 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.74%) XML
9 8 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.40%) Web Services
10 7 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (2.05%) Modernizr
12 4 (1.37%) LAMP
12 4 (1.37%) XSLT
12 4 (1.37%) Ajax
13 3 (1.03%) Middleware
13 3 (1.03%) DOM
13 3 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.14%) User Experience
3 13 (4.45%) Statistics
3 13 (4.45%) Taxonomies
3 13 (4.45%) Mathematics
3 13 (4.45%) Visualisation
4 9 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.40%) Health Informatics
5 7 (2.40%) Informatics
5 7 (2.40%) NHS
6 6 (2.05%) Graphic Design
7 4 (1.37%) GIS
7 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Open Source
8 2 (0.68%) Social Media
8 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.34%) CMDB
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.22%) Linux
2 14 (4.79%) UNIX
3 12 (4.11%) Windows
4 8 (2.74%) Solaris
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.68%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) HPUX
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.21%) Line Management
3 49 (16.78%) TDD
3 49 (16.78%) Unit Testing
4 43 (14.73%) Manual Testing
5 42 (14.38%) Mentoring
6 41 (14.04%) Test Scripting
7 39 (13.36%) Configuration Management
7 39 (13.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 36 (12.33%) Performance Testing
9 34 (11.64%) Coaching
10 33 (11.30%) Agile Testing
10 33 (11.30%) Software Testing
11 32 (10.96%) Automated Testing
12 31 (10.62%) Project Management
13 25 (8.56%) People Management
14 24 (8.22%) Test Strategy
14 24 (8.22%) E-Commerce
15 22 (7.53%) Scrum
16 21 (7.19%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.85%) SQL
2 52 (17.81%) Java
3 30 (10.27%) C#
4 24 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.48%) PHP
6 13 (4.45%) MATLAB
6 13 (4.45%) R
7 7 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.71%) C++
9 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.37%) Ruby
9 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.03%) Python
10 3 (1.03%) Perl
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 43 (14.73%) Degree
2 35 (11.99%) ISEB
3 18 (6.16%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) HDFS
2 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.68%) Puppet
2 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.34%) logstash
3 1 (0.34%) Graylog
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.38%) Oracle
3 13 (4.45%) HP
3 13 (4.45%) Tableau
4 8 (2.74%) Citrix
5 7 (2.40%) IBM
6 4 (1.37%) LexisNexis
7 3 (1.03%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.03%) Cisco
8 2 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.68%) Splunk
8 2 (0.68%) Percona
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.34%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.34%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41500.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 17 days ago