The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.91% 3.69% 4.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.22% 30.39% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 26
Average salary £33,750 £33,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +8.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
49 102 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.75% 12.14% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 76
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Yorkshire

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 July 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 July 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 -6 15 £28,500 +18.75% 4
Harrogate -15 8 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Knaresborough - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesbrough +4 1 £30,000 +55.84%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (22.99%) XML
4 19 (21.84%) Cucumber
5 17 (19.54%) Selenium
5 17 (19.54%) ISEB
5 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 15 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 15 (17.24%) Scrum
8 14 (16.09%) SQL
8 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.94%) Test Management
9 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
9 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
9 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (13.79%) XSD
10 12 (13.79%) SOAP
10 12 (13.79%) Web Services
10 12 (13.79%) HP
10 12 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (13.79%) WSDL
10 12 (13.79%) FitNesse
10 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
10 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (12.64%) Digital Media

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.60%) IBM Notes
1 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) SaaS
2 5 (5.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) Firewall
3 4 (4.60%) SSH
3 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) IPv4
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) SMTP
4 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Cucumber
2 17 (19.54%) Selenium
3 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
4 12 (13.79%) FitNesse
4 12 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (12.64%) Subversion
6 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.05%) Mercurial
7 4 (4.60%) Hudson
7 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.60%) Maven
7 4 (4.60%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.30%) JIRA
8 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.15%) Firebug
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Automotive
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Analyst
2 22 (25.29%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.24%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.05%) iOS Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Senior iOS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.45%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.99%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) XSD
2 12 (13.79%) SOAP
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 12 (13.79%) WSDL
3 9 (10.34%) .NET
4 7 (8.05%) JSON
5 4 (4.60%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.60%) Spring Integration
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.60%) Spring
5 4 (4.60%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) DOM
6 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (12.64%) Digital Media
3 7 (8.05%) iPhone
4 4 (4.60%) Open Source
4 4 (4.60%) Xbox
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) UNIX
1 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.60%) Android
4 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) Scrum
3 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
3 15 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.94%) Test Management
5 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
5 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 8 (9.20%) OOP
9 8 (9.20%) OO
9 8 (9.20%) MVC
10 7 (8.05%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.05%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (8.05%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) C
2 9 (10.34%) C++
3 7 (8.05%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
4 5 (5.75%) Perl
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 4 (4.60%) Assembly Language
5 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) Tcl
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) ISEB
2 9 (10.34%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.75%) ACCA
4 5 (5.75%) CIMA
5 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HNC
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) HP
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Google
4 4 (4.60%) Lotus
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
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