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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.36% 2.97% 4.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.14% 30.43% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 40
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £36,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
70 69 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.49% 9.76% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 92
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +14 24 £28,500 -12.30% 8
Middlesbrough +4 10 £28,750 +33.72% 1
Harrogate -13 8 £42,500 +25.92% 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (29.35%) Selenium
4 23 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (25.00%) Finance
5 22 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (23.91%) Cucumber
6 21 (22.83%) Test Management
6 21 (22.83%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (22.83%) HP
6 21 (22.83%) ISEB
7 20 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 20 (21.74%) XML
7 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (21.74%) Test Planning
8 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
9 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
10 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 15 (16.30%) SOAP
11 15 (16.30%) Web Services
11 15 (16.30%) XSD
11 15 (16.30%) WSDL
11 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
11 15 (16.30%) FitNesse
11 15 (16.30%) SpecFlow
12 14 (15.22%) SaaS
12 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
12 14 (15.22%) TDD
13 13 (14.13%) Automated Testing
13 13 (14.13%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) SaaS
2 8 (8.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) SSH
3 1 (1.09%) IPv4
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (29.35%) Selenium
2 22 (23.91%) Cucumber
3 20 (21.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (16.30%) FitNesse
4 15 (16.30%) SpecFlow
5 10 (10.87%) JIRA
6 9 (9.78%) JMeter
6 9 (9.78%) eggPlant
7 6 (6.52%) Subversion
8 5 (5.43%) Mercurial
8 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.35%) WatiN
10 1 (1.09%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.09%) Maven
10 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.09%) Hudson
10 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.09%) Firebug
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 5 (5.43%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) Analyst
2 23 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.30%) Business Analyst
3 15 (16.30%) Developer
4 11 (11.96%) QA Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.61%) Junior
8 5 (5.43%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior iOS Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) XML
2 15 (16.30%) SOAP
2 15 (16.30%) Web Services
2 15 (16.30%) XSD
2 15 (16.30%) WSDL
3 9 (9.78%) .NET
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.43%) JSON
6 4 (4.35%) WCF
6 4 (4.35%) NHibernate
6 4 (4.35%) WinForms
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (1.09%) CSS
7 1 (1.09%) HTML
7 1 (1.09%) DOM
7 1 (1.09%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.52%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) iPhone
4 5 (5.43%) Open Source
5 4 (4.35%) User Experience
5 4 (4.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.17%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.09%) Xbox
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 22 (23.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (22.83%) Test Management
5 20 (21.74%) Test Planning
6 17 (18.48%) Test Automation
7 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
8 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
8 14 (15.22%) TDD
9 13 (14.13%) Automated Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Scrum
9 13 (14.13%) Usability Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.78%) MVC
11 9 (9.78%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.70%) User Stories
12 8 (8.70%) Fault Management
13 7 (7.61%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) C#
3 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.26%) C++
5 3 (3.26%) C
6 2 (2.17%) Java
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Tcl
7 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) ISEB
2 12 (13.04%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) CIMA
3 8 (8.70%) ACCA
4 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.09%) HNC
5 1 (1.09%) HND
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (22.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) HP
3 8 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (1.09%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco
4 1 (1.09%) Lotus
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Salary DOE plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 27 days ago