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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Permanent jobs citing QA 45 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.16% 3.59% 5.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 51.81% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 49
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
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
81 83 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.49% 6.92% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 73
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +15 30 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Harrogate +7 10 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Middlesbrough - 2 £26,250 - 1
Skipton - 1 £22,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.88%) Selenium
4 42 (42.86%) Usability Testing
5 41 (41.84%) TDD
6 40 (40.82%) JIRA
7 39 (39.80%) Test Automation
8 37 (37.76%) Test Management
9 36 (36.73%) Performance Testing
10 34 (34.69%) MS Excel
11 33 (33.67%) HP
11 33 (33.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (32.65%) Test Strategy
12 32 (32.65%) Test Planning
12 32 (32.65%) QuickTest Pro
12 32 (32.65%) HP Quality Center
13 31 (31.63%) JMeter
13 31 (31.63%) eggPlant
14 27 (27.55%) Management Information System
14 27 (27.55%) ISEB
14 27 (27.55%) Business Analysis
15 23 (23.47%) Software Testing
15 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
16 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
18 18 (18.37%) Automated Testing
18 18 (18.37%) Finance
19 16 (16.33%) CIMA
19 16 (16.33%) ACCA
19 16 (16.33%) User Stories

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.12%) IIS
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) BASE24
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) SaaS
2 7 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 7 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (43.88%) Selenium
2 40 (40.82%) JIRA
3 33 (33.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (32.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (31.63%) JMeter
5 31 (31.63%) eggPlant
6 8 (8.16%) Firebug
7 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.12%) FitNesse
9 5 (5.10%) Bugzilla
9 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.04%) NUnit
11 2 (2.04%) WatiN
12 1 (1.02%) MSTest
12 1 (1.02%) NuGet
12 1 (1.02%) MorphX
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Retail
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (79.59%) Analyst
2 54 (55.10%) Test Analyst
3 26 (26.53%) Performance Analyst
3 26 (26.53%) Performance Test Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Junior
7 5 (5.10%) Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Performance Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.06%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.04%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.04%) Web Tester
10 2 (2.04%) Junior Implementation Consultant
10 2 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
2 9 (9.18%) CSS
3 8 (8.16%) .NET
3 8 (8.16%) DOM
4 7 (7.14%) XML
5 6 (6.12%) XSD
5 6 (6.12%) WSDL
5 6 (6.12%) SOAP
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.06%) Middleware
8 2 (2.04%) WinForms
8 2 (2.04%) WCF
9 1 (1.02%) jQuery
9 1 (1.02%) Ajax
9 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.18%) User Experience
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Replication
3 5 (5.10%) Open Source
3 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) W3C
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) EMV
5 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) UNIX
1 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.86%) Usability Testing
3 41 (41.84%) TDD
4 39 (39.80%) Test Automation
5 37 (37.76%) Test Management
6 36 (36.73%) Performance Testing
7 32 (32.65%) Test Strategy
7 32 (32.65%) Test Planning
8 27 (27.55%) Business Analysis
9 23 (23.47%) Software Testing
10 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (21.43%) Test Scripting
12 18 (18.37%) Automated Testing
13 16 (16.33%) User Stories
14 14 (14.29%) Fault Management
15 12 (12.24%) Web Development
16 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
17 7 (7.14%) Product Marketing
18 6 (6.12%) MVC
18 6 (6.12%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 8 (8.16%) C#
4 5 (5.10%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) ISEB
2 16 (16.33%) ACCA
2 16 (16.33%) CIMA
3 12 (12.24%) Degree
4 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.04%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 32 (32.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 33 (33.67%) HP
3 7 (7.14%) Google
4 4 (4.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare.
Posted: 17 days ago
Redcar, Cleveland
QA Limited
Salary: £199.88 per week
Posted: 17 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago