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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 62 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.02% 3.93% 5.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.83% 51.06% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 46
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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
115 94 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 10.50% 7.70% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 92 62 78
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,375 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £65,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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
York +19 27 £30,000 -13.04% 7
Harrogate +19 24 £45,000 -3.22% 5
Middlesbrough - 1 £27,500 -
Skipton - 1 £22,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Usability Testing
3 38 (37.62%) Selenium
4 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 34 (33.66%) TDD
5 34 (33.66%) JIRA
6 33 (32.67%) Test Automation
7 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
8 29 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (28.71%) Performance Testing
8 29 (28.71%) Test Management
9 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
10 25 (24.75%) HP
10 25 (24.75%) JMeter
10 25 (24.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (24.75%) eggPlant
11 24 (23.76%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (23.76%) Management Information System
11 24 (23.76%) Business Analysis
11 24 (23.76%) HP Quality Center
11 24 (23.76%) Test Planning
12 23 (22.77%) Test Scripting
13 22 (21.78%) ISEB
14 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
14 21 (20.79%) Finance
15 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
15 18 (17.82%) User Stories
16 17 (16.83%) ACCA
16 17 (16.83%) CIMA
17 16 (15.84%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (3.96%) IIS
1 4 (3.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) BASE24
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (7.92%) SaaS
3 5 (4.95%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
1 1 (0.99%) SSH
1 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) QlikView
3 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (37.62%) Selenium
2 34 (33.66%) JIRA
3 25 (24.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (24.75%) JMeter
3 25 (24.75%) eggPlant
4 24 (23.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
6 8 (7.92%) Firebug
7 5 (4.95%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.98%) NUnit
9 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.99%) MorphX
10 1 (0.99%) NuGet
10 1 (0.99%) MSTest
10 1 (0.99%) WatiN
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Marketing
3 10 (9.90%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (82.18%) Analyst
2 56 (55.45%) Test Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) QA Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Performance Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Performance Test Analyst
4 18 (17.82%) Business Analyst
5 15 (14.85%) Tester
6 10 (9.90%) Manual Tester
6 10 (9.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Junior
8 7 (6.93%) Junior Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Junior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Junior Tester
10 3 (2.97%) Performance Test Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Software Tester
11 2 (1.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) HTML
2 9 (8.91%) CSS
3 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 8 (7.92%) DOM
4 3 (2.97%) Middleware
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.98%) XSD
5 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 2 (1.98%) WSDL
5 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.99%) Memcached
6 1 (0.99%) WinForms
6 1 (0.99%) Ajax
6 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) jQuery
6 1 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.99%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.87%) User Experience
3 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.96%) Open Source
6 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.98%) W3C
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.99%) EMV
8 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) UNIX
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
1 1 (0.99%) Linux
1 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.60%) Usability Testing
3 34 (33.66%) TDD
4 33 (32.67%) Test Automation
5 29 (28.71%) Test Management
5 29 (28.71%) Performance Testing
5 29 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (25.74%) Test Strategy
7 24 (23.76%) Test Planning
7 24 (23.76%) Business Analysis
8 23 (22.77%) Test Scripting
9 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
9 18 (17.82%) User Stories
10 16 (15.84%) Fault Management
10 16 (15.84%) Automated Testing
11 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.89%) Product Marketing
13 10 (9.90%) Web Development
14 6 (5.94%) ITIL
14 6 (5.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.85%) SQL
3 10 (9.90%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Java
5 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) X++
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) ISEB
2 17 (16.83%) ACCA
2 17 (16.83%) CIMA
3 13 (12.87%) Degree
4 7 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.93%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.75%) HP
3 5 (4.95%) Google
4 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago