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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 53 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.43% 4.37% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.82% 62.34% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 27
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
112 77 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.73% 7.01% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 94 56 51
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +2 24 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Middlesbrough +17 8 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Harrogate +9 4 £42,500 -10.52%
Skipton +7 2 £21,000 -6.66%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Java
3 23 (31.51%) Degree
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.66%) XML
5 18 (24.66%) SaaS
6 17 (23.29%) JIRA
6 17 (23.29%) jQuery
7 15 (20.55%) JSON
7 15 (20.55%) RESTful
7 15 (20.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (20.55%) Redmine
8 14 (19.18%) SDLC
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) ISEB
9 13 (17.81%) Project Management
9 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
10 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.44%) Finance
11 9 (12.33%) MS Office
11 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.96%) SQL
12 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.59%) C
13 7 (9.59%) C#
14 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
14 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
14 6 (8.22%) JMeter
14 6 (8.22%) Performance Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) JIRA
2 15 (20.55%) Redmine
3 6 (8.22%) JMeter
3 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.74%) Capybara
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) Firebug
5 2 (2.74%) MSTest
5 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.37%) NUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Electronics
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Billing
3 2 (2.74%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Tester
2 23 (31.51%) Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Quality Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Software Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Junior
7 6 (8.22%) Junior Penetration Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Junior Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Web Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) XML
2 17 (23.29%) jQuery
3 15 (20.55%) JSON
3 15 (20.55%) RESTful
4 4 (5.48%) CSS
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) .NET
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) DOM
6 2 (2.74%) SOAP
7 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (1.37%) WCF
7 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.85%) Smart Energy
3 3 (4.11%) Wiki
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.74%) W3C
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) SDLC
3 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
6 6 (8.22%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) BDD
7 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Schematic Capture
7 5 (6.85%) Scrum
7 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.48%) Budget Control
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.48%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.48%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) Java
2 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) C
4 7 (9.59%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) ISEB
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) TSYS
4 1 (1.37%) Dell
4 1 (1.37%) TOWER Software
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