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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 80 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -33
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.38% 2.73% 4.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.20% 48.39% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 42
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
71 62 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.62% 5.65% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 67
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 January 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
York +20 29 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Harrogate +8 7 £45,000 -28.57% 2
Middlesbrough - 7 £25,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (44.00%) Selenium
4 43 (43.00%) TDD
5 39 (39.00%) JIRA
5 39 (39.00%) Test Automation
6 38 (38.00%) Performance Testing
7 37 (37.00%) Usability Testing
8 36 (36.00%) Test Management
9 32 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (32.00%) HP
9 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
10 31 (31.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 31 (31.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (31.00%) Test Planning
11 30 (30.00%) Test Strategy
11 30 (30.00%) eggPlant
11 30 (30.00%) JMeter
12 28 (28.00%) ISEB
13 27 (27.00%) Software Testing
14 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
15 25 (25.00%) Business Analysis
16 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
16 24 (24.00%) Management Information System
17 23 (23.00%) Automated Testing
18 21 (21.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (17.00%) Retail
20 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
20 16 (16.00%) Web Development
21 15 (15.00%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (8.00%) IIS
2 7 (7.00%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) SaaS
2 9 (9.00%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (44.00%) Selenium
2 39 (39.00%) JIRA
3 31 (31.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (31.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (30.00%) eggPlant
4 30 (30.00%) JMeter
5 9 (9.00%) SpecFlow
6 8 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.00%) FitNesse
6 8 (8.00%) Firebug
7 5 (5.00%) Bugzilla
7 5 (5.00%) WatiN
8 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.00%) NUnit
11 1 (1.00%) MSTest
General
1 17 (17.00%) Retail
2 15 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Games
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (74.00%) Analyst
2 48 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 23 (23.00%) Performance Analyst
3 23 (23.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Junior
6 7 (7.00%) Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Performance Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Performance Test Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Junior Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Junior Implementation Consultant
10 2 (2.00%) Web Tester
10 2 (2.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.00%) HTML
2 9 (9.00%) CSS
2 9 (9.00%) XML
3 8 (8.00%) XSD
3 8 (8.00%) DOM
3 8 (8.00%) WSDL
3 8 (8.00%) SOAP
3 8 (8.00%) Web Services
3 8 (8.00%) .NET
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.00%) WinForms
5 5 (5.00%) WCF
6 3 (3.00%) Middleware
7 1 (1.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.00%) Replication
3 7 (7.00%) Open Source
3 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.00%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) W3C
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.00%) TDD
3 39 (39.00%) Test Automation
4 38 (38.00%) Performance Testing
5 37 (37.00%) Usability Testing
6 36 (36.00%) Test Management
7 31 (31.00%) Test Planning
8 30 (30.00%) Test Strategy
9 27 (27.00%) Software Testing
10 25 (25.00%) Business Analysis
11 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
12 23 (23.00%) Automated Testing
13 21 (21.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (16.00%) Web Development
15 14 (14.00%) User Stories
16 12 (12.00%) Fault Management
17 8 (8.00%) MVC
18 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
19 6 (6.00%) Manual Testing
19 6 (6.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.00%) SQL
3 10 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (3.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) ISEB
2 14 (14.00%) ACCA
2 14 (14.00%) CIMA
3 13 (13.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 32 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.00%) HP
3 9 (9.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago