The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.23% 2.29% 3.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.23% 41.51% 43.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 34
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
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 North Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
79 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.26% 5.52% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 71
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £23,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the North Yorkshire region.

QA Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +18 25 £29,500 -15.71% 6
Middlesbrough - 10 £25,000 -
Harrogate +2 7 £42,500 -32.53%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
3 40 (42.11%) Selenium
4 38 (40.00%) TDD
5 36 (37.89%) Test Automation
6 33 (34.74%) Test Management
7 32 (33.68%) MS Excel
7 32 (33.68%) HP
7 32 (33.68%) Software Testing
7 32 (33.68%) Usability Testing
7 32 (33.68%) HP Quality Center
8 31 (32.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 31 (32.63%) Performance Testing
8 31 (32.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (32.63%) Test Planning
9 30 (31.58%) JIRA
10 27 (28.42%) ISEB
11 26 (27.37%) JMeter
11 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
11 26 (27.37%) eggPlant
12 23 (24.21%) Test Scripting
13 22 (23.16%) Automated Testing
14 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
14 21 (22.11%) Business Analysis
15 19 (20.00%) Management Information System
15 19 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (18.95%) Retail
17 17 (17.89%) Web Development
18 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
19 15 (15.79%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 7 (7.37%) IIS
1 7 (7.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (33.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) SaaS
2 11 (11.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) SMTP
1 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) Selenium
2 31 (32.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (32.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (31.58%) JIRA
4 26 (27.37%) JMeter
4 26 (27.37%) eggPlant
5 12 (12.63%) FitNesse
5 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
5 12 (12.63%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.21%) Firebug
6 4 (4.21%) WatiN
7 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.11%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.05%) MSTest
General
1 18 (18.95%) Retail
2 14 (14.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (75.79%) Analyst
2 44 (46.32%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 19 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 16 (16.84%) QA Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Developer
7 7 (7.37%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Performance Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Performance Test Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Junior
10 4 (4.21%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Junior Consultant
11 3 (3.16%) Junior Implementation Consultant
12 2 (2.11%) Software Tester
12 2 (2.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Junior Software Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) SOAP
1 12 (12.63%) Web Services
1 12 (12.63%) XML
1 12 (12.63%) XSD
1 12 (12.63%) WSDL
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
2 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.21%) WinForms
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) WCF
3 4 (4.21%) CSS
3 4 (4.21%) DOM
4 3 (3.16%) Middleware
5 2 (2.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.37%) Replication
2 7 (7.37%) Open Source
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) User Experience
5 3 (3.16%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
1 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) TDD
3 36 (37.89%) Test Automation
4 33 (34.74%) Test Management
5 32 (33.68%) Usability Testing
5 32 (33.68%) Software Testing
6 31 (32.63%) Performance Testing
6 31 (32.63%) Test Planning
7 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
8 23 (24.21%) Test Scripting
9 22 (23.16%) Automated Testing
10 21 (22.11%) Business Analysis
11 19 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (17.89%) Web Development
13 13 (13.68%) User Stories
14 11 (11.58%) Fault Management
15 6 (6.32%) MVC
15 6 (6.32%) Manual Testing
16 4 (4.21%) ITIL
16 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) ISEB
2 15 (15.79%) Degree
3 13 (13.68%) ACCA
3 13 (13.68%) CIMA
4 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (33.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.68%) HP
3 11 (11.58%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
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