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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.01% 2.26% 4.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.67% 27.14% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 42
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £59,400 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
89 70 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 8.26% 8.34% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 89
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £25,600 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +25 29 £28,500 -21.37% 7
Middlesbrough - 13 £25,000 - 1
Harrogate -1 8 £42,500 -32.53% 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (40.00%) Selenium
4 33 (36.67%) TDD
4 33 (36.67%) Software Testing
5 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
5 31 (34.44%) HP Quality Center
5 31 (34.44%) HP
6 30 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 30 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 30 (33.33%) Test Management
7 29 (32.22%) Usability Testing
8 26 (28.89%) ISEB
9 25 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 21 (23.33%) Test Strategy
10 21 (23.33%) eggPlant
10 21 (23.33%) JIRA
10 21 (23.33%) JMeter
11 20 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (21.11%) Automated Testing
12 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
13 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
14 17 (18.89%) Retail
15 16 (17.78%) Web Development
15 16 (17.78%) Degree
15 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.67%) SOAP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (6.67%) IIS
1 6 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) SaaS
1 13 (14.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) SMTP
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (40.00%) Selenium
2 30 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (23.33%) JMeter
3 21 (23.33%) JIRA
3 21 (23.33%) eggPlant
4 15 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 15 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 15 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.44%) WatiN
General
1 17 (18.89%) Retail
2 15 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (73.33%) Analyst
2 37 (41.11%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
4 14 (15.56%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Developer
6 8 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Junior
9 4 (4.44%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Junior Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Junior Implementation Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.22%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) SOAP
1 15 (16.67%) Web Services
1 15 (16.67%) XML
1 15 (16.67%) XSD
1 15 (16.67%) WSDL
2 8 (8.89%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (4.44%) WinForms
3 4 (4.44%) NHibernate
3 4 (4.44%) WCF
4 2 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.67%) Replication
2 6 (6.67%) Open Source
2 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.56%) User Experience
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.67%) TDD
2 33 (36.67%) Software Testing
3 31 (34.44%) Test Automation
4 30 (33.33%) Test Management
4 30 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 29 (32.22%) Usability Testing
6 25 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 21 (23.33%) Test Strategy
8 20 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (21.11%) Automated Testing
10 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 17 (18.89%) Business Analysis
12 16 (17.78%) Web Development
13 14 (15.56%) User Stories
14 13 (14.44%) Fault Management
15 8 (8.89%) MVC
16 6 (6.67%) Manual Testing
17 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
18 3 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) ISEB
2 16 (17.78%) Degree
3 14 (15.56%) ACCA
3 14 (15.56%) CIMA
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (34.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.44%) HP
3 13 (14.44%) Google
4 2 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000-40000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 14 days ago