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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.38% 3.74% 5.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.33% 36.99% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 40
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £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
60 73 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.34% 10.12% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 98
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 0 16 £28,500 -7.31% 4
Middlesbrough +6 8 £30,000 +55.84%
Harrogate -18 8 £42,500 +21.42%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.06%) Finance
3 22 (25.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (24.71%) Selenium
4 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (23.53%) XML
5 20 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (20.00%) ISEB
6 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (18.82%) Test Management
7 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
7 16 (18.82%) HP
8 15 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (17.65%) Scrum
9 14 (16.47%) SQL
9 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.29%) Test Scripting
10 13 (15.29%) FitNesse
10 13 (15.29%) SaaS
10 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
10 13 (15.29%) XSD
10 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
10 13 (15.29%) WSDL
10 13 (15.29%) SOAP
10 13 (15.29%) Web Services
11 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.12%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.35%) Apache
1 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) SaaS
2 7 (8.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) SSH
3 1 (1.18%) SMTP
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) IPv4
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Selenium
2 20 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (15.29%) FitNesse
5 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
6 7 (8.24%) Subversion
7 6 (7.06%) Mercurial
7 6 (7.06%) JIRA
7 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.71%) JMeter
8 4 (4.71%) eggPlant
9 3 (3.53%) WatiN
10 2 (2.35%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.18%) Maven
11 1 (1.18%) Firebug
11 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
6 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (52.94%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) Developer
4 15 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.76%) QA Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.06%) iOS Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Junior
11 4 (4.71%) Consultant
11 4 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.53%) QA Leader
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
13 2 (2.35%) Test Engineer
13 2 (2.35%) Business Consultant
13 2 (2.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) XML
2 13 (15.29%) XSD
2 13 (15.29%) WSDL
2 13 (15.29%) SOAP
2 13 (15.29%) Web Services
3 10 (11.76%) .NET
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (7.06%) JSON
6 4 (4.71%) NHibernate
7 3 (3.53%) WinForms
7 3 (3.53%) WCF
8 1 (1.18%) Spring
8 1 (1.18%) HTML
8 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.18%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.18%) CSS
8 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.18%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.24%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.06%) iPhone
4 3 (3.53%) Open Source
4 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 16 (18.82%) Test Management
4 16 (18.82%) Waterfall
5 15 (17.65%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
7 13 (15.29%) Test Scripting
8 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.12%) Automated Testing
9 11 (12.94%) TDD
9 11 (12.94%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Usability Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.41%) OOP
11 8 (9.41%) OO
11 8 (9.41%) MVC
12 7 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (8.24%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) C#
3 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.06%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.71%) C
4 4 (4.71%) C++
5 3 (3.53%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.18%) Tcl
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) ISEB
2 11 (12.94%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) ACCA
3 7 (8.24%) CIMA
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) HNC
6 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) HP
3 7 (8.24%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle
5 2 (2.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
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