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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.20% 3.67% 4.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.74% 45.21% 63.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 40
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £48,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
87 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 11.13% 8.13% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 67 68
Median salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the North Yorkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +7 8 £30,750 +4.23% 3
Selby -5 4 - -
Harrogate +16 2 £40,500 +14.08%
Middlesbrough +9 2 £31,000 -11.42%
Scarborough - 1 £19,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 14 (27.45%) JIRA
4 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
7 10 (19.61%) Selenium
7 10 (19.61%) Capybara
8 8 (15.69%) SQL
8 8 (15.69%) ISEB
8 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Fiddler
9 7 (13.73%) Ruby
9 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.73%) QA Automation
9 7 (13.73%) Calabash
9 7 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) C#
10 6 (11.76%) Java
10 6 (11.76%) Finance
10 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Retail
11 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Unix
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) JIRA
2 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.61%) Capybara
3 10 (19.61%) Selenium
4 7 (13.73%) Calabash
4 7 (13.73%) Fiddler
4 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.88%) Toad
6 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Test Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Tester
4 9 (17.65%) QA Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Software Tester
6 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
6 7 (13.73%) QA Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Software Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
7 4 (7.84%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) CSS3
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) HTML5
2 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) WPF
2 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.96%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 4 (7.84%) CentOS
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
4 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.73%) BDD
5 7 (13.73%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (13.73%) QA Automation
5 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.84%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.84%) High Availability
8 4 (7.84%) Matrix Management
8 4 (7.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Ruby
3 6 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISEB
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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