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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.04% 4.33% 4.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.90% 52.94% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,300 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
123 102 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 11.47% 8.18% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 104 66 70
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £66,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Harrogate +20 27 £30,000 -35.48% 1
York +21 23 £32,500 -5.79% 8
Skipton - 2 £23,750 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) Selenium
2 36 (36.00%) Usability Testing
3 31 (31.00%) JIRA
4 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.00%) TDD
5 27 (27.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (26.00%) Test Automation
7 25 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 25 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 24 (24.00%) Test Management
8 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 22 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (22.00%) Test Strategy
9 22 (22.00%) Business Analysis
10 21 (21.00%) Management Information System
10 21 (21.00%) JMeter
10 21 (21.00%) eggPlant
11 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 20 (20.00%) HP
12 19 (19.00%) ISEB
12 19 (19.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 19 (19.00%) Finance
12 19 (19.00%) Test Planning
12 19 (19.00%) HP Quality Center
13 18 (18.00%) SQL
14 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (16.00%) User Stories
15 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
16 15 (15.00%) ACCA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (6.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) BASE24
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.00%) SaaS
3 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Internet
1 4 (4.00%) SSH
1 4 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) NAS
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.00%) QlikView
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Selenium
2 31 (31.00%) JIRA
3 22 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (21.00%) eggPlant
4 21 (21.00%) JMeter
5 19 (19.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (12.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (9.00%) Firebug
8 5 (5.00%) Bugzilla
9 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.00%) NuGet
11 2 (2.00%) NUnit
12 1 (1.00%) Subversion
12 1 (1.00%) MorphX
12 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.00%) MSTest
12 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.00%) WatiN
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Marketing
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (78.00%) Analyst
2 56 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) QA Analyst
4 19 (19.00%) Performance Analyst
4 19 (19.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 18 (18.00%) Tester
6 16 (16.00%) Business Analyst
7 13 (13.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 12 (12.00%) Manual Tester
8 12 (12.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Junior
10 7 (7.00%) Junior Test Analyst
10 7 (7.00%) Junior Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Junior Tester
11 5 (5.00%) Developer
12 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
13 2 (2.00%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.00%) Software Tester
13 2 (2.00%) .NET Developer
13 2 (2.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) HTML
1 11 (11.00%) .NET
2 10 (10.00%) CSS
3 9 (9.00%) DOM
4 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.00%) J2EE
5 4 (4.00%) Memcached
6 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 3 (3.00%) Middleware
6 3 (3.00%) Ajax
6 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.00%) WinForms
8 1 (1.00%) WCF
8 1 (1.00%) jQuery
8 1 (1.00%) XML
8 1 (1.00%) SOAP
8 1 (1.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.00%) User Experience
4 6 (6.00%) Open Source
5 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.00%) W3C
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) PKI
8 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.00%) EMV
8 1 (1.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
1 4 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (1.00%) UNIX
2 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.00%) Usability Testing
3 27 (27.00%) TDD
3 27 (27.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (26.00%) Test Automation
5 25 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 24 (24.00%) Test Management
6 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 22 (22.00%) Business Analysis
7 22 (22.00%) Test Strategy
8 19 (19.00%) Test Planning
9 16 (16.00%) User Stories
9 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
10 14 (14.00%) Fault Management
11 13 (13.00%) Product Marketing
12 12 (12.00%) Automated Testing
12 12 (12.00%) Software Testing
13 7 (7.00%) MVC
14 6 (6.00%) Web Development
14 6 (6.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (18.00%) SQL
3 15 (15.00%) C#
4 12 (12.00%) Java
5 4 (4.00%) Python
5 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) ISEB
2 15 (15.00%) ACCA
2 15 (15.00%) CIMA
3 13 (13.00%) Degree
4 8 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) SLA
1 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) logstash
2 1 (1.00%) Kibana
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) HP
3 6 (6.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) F5
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 8 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago