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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.17% 3.41% 3.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.97% 63.33% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 19
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
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 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 8.36% 5.39% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 56
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £24,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Harrogate -10 13 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Middlesbrough -2 9 £35,000 +16.66%
York -11 4 £29,500 +3.50% 4
Selby - 3 £60,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) C#
2 22 (28.21%) Degree
3 20 (25.64%) Java
4 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Marketing
5 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 15 (19.23%) SQL
6 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 15 (19.23%) Finance
7 14 (17.95%) Selenium
7 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.67%) User Stories
8 13 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (15.38%) WebDriver
9 12 (15.38%) User Experience
10 11 (14.10%) SaaS
10 11 (14.10%) Project Management
10 11 (14.10%) Fault Management
10 11 (14.10%) Product Marketing
11 10 (12.82%) JIRA
11 10 (12.82%) CIMA
11 10 (12.82%) ACCA
11 10 (12.82%) Internet
11 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.82%) .NET
12 9 (11.54%) XML
12 9 (11.54%) MS Excel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (6.41%) Apache
1 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (14.10%) SaaS
3 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Internet
2 5 (6.41%) SSH
2 5 (6.41%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.56%) Network Security
3 2 (2.56%) NAS
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) HTTP
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Selenium
2 12 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 10 (12.82%) JIRA
4 9 (11.54%) Redmine
5 6 (7.69%) NuGet
5 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Firebug
General
1 16 (20.51%) Marketing
2 15 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Analyst
2 29 (37.18%) Tester
3 25 (32.05%) Test Analyst
4 19 (24.36%) QA Analyst
5 18 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
6 14 (17.95%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) Manual Tester
7 9 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
9 6 (7.69%) Junior
9 6 (7.69%) Developer
10 5 (6.41%) QA Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Junior Tester
11 4 (5.13%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
12 3 (3.85%) Implementation Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) XML
2 9 (11.54%) JSON
2 9 (11.54%) jQuery
2 9 (11.54%) RESTful
3 7 (8.97%) Ajax
3 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.41%) Memcached
5 5 (6.41%) J2EE
5 5 (6.41%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) SOAP
7 2 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.28%) HTML
8 1 (1.28%) DOM
8 1 (1.28%) CSS
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) User Experience
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
1 5 (6.41%) CentOS
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Test Scripting
3 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 14 (17.95%) Usability Testing
6 13 (16.67%) User Stories
7 11 (14.10%) Fault Management
7 11 (14.10%) Product Marketing
7 11 (14.10%) Project Management
8 7 (8.97%) MVC
8 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.41%) Internet Marketing
9 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.41%) Open Source
9 5 (6.41%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Practice Management
11 3 (3.85%) Matrix Management
11 3 (3.85%) SDLC
12 2 (2.56%) BDD
12 2 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) C#
2 20 (25.64%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Python
5 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) ACCA
2 10 (12.82%) CIMA
3 4 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) logstash
2 2 (2.56%) Kibana
2 2 (2.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Apple
4 2 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) TSYS
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