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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.54% 3.80% 3.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.04% 54.79% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 26
Average salary £44,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
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
92 73 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 9.30% 6.93% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 71
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 21 £30,000 -33.33% 2
York -6 13 £44,250 +55.26% 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Selenium
3 28 (30.11%) Usability Testing
3 28 (30.11%) C#
4 27 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (24.73%) Finance
6 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 20 (21.51%) Java
8 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
8 19 (20.43%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
8 19 (20.43%) User Stories
8 19 (20.43%) User Experience
8 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (19.35%) Fault Management
9 18 (19.35%) Product Marketing
9 18 (19.35%) Marketing
10 17 (18.28%) CIMA
10 17 (18.28%) ACCA
10 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
10 17 (18.28%) .NET
10 17 (18.28%) SQL
11 16 (17.20%) Degree
12 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (16.13%) WebDriver
13 13 (13.98%) JIRA
13 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
14 12 (12.90%) MVC
15 11 (11.83%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.38%) Apache
1 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) BASE24
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
1 5 (5.38%) SSH
1 5 (5.38%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.15%) Network Security
2 2 (2.15%) NAS
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
2 2 (2.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) QlikView
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) Selenium
2 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (16.13%) WebDriver
3 13 (13.98%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) HP UFT
4 8 (8.60%) JMeter
4 8 (8.60%) eggPlant
5 7 (7.53%) NuGet
6 4 (4.30%) Firebug
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.15%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.15%) NUnit
7 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.08%) WatiN
8 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.08%) MorphX
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Marketing
3 5 (5.38%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (67.74%) Analyst
2 40 (43.01%) Test Analyst
3 25 (26.88%) Tester
4 24 (25.81%) QA Analyst
5 21 (22.58%) QA Test Analyst
6 19 (20.43%) Business Analyst
7 12 (12.90%) Manual Tester
7 12 (12.90%) Manual Test Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Junior
8 9 (9.68%) Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Performance Test Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Junior Test Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Junior Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.38%) Junior Tester
13 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 3 (3.23%) Applications Developer
13 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) .NET
2 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) Ajax
4 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.45%) HTML
6 5 (5.38%) Memcached
6 5 (5.38%) CSS
6 5 (5.38%) J2EE
7 4 (4.30%) DOM
8 3 (3.23%) Web Services
8 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.15%) REST
9 2 (2.15%) SOAP
10 1 (1.08%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.08%) XML
10 1 (1.08%) WinForms
10 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.08%) WCF
10 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) User Experience
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) W3C
4 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) PKI
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.08%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Linux
1 5 (5.38%) CentOS
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) Usability Testing
3 27 (29.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (20.43%) Test Scripting
4 19 (20.43%) E-Commerce
4 19 (20.43%) User Stories
5 18 (19.35%) Product Marketing
5 18 (19.35%) Fault Management
6 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 12 (12.90%) MVC
7 11 (11.83%) Performance Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.75%) Test Management
8 10 (10.75%) TDD
9 9 (9.68%) Test Strategy
10 8 (8.60%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.53%) Project Management
12 6 (6.45%) Practice Management
13 5 (5.38%) DevOps
13 5 (5.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) C#
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 17 (18.28%) SQL
4 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.38%) Python
5 5 (5.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) ACCA
1 17 (18.28%) CIMA
2 16 (17.20%) Degree
3 10 (10.75%) ISEB
4 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.15%) logstash
2 2 (2.15%) Kibana
2 2 (2.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.38%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) F5
5 2 (2.15%) Apple
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