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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.33% 4.64% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.94% 38.46% 48.96%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 40
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
102 117 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 8.17% 12.07% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 70 58
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -18 25 £34,500 +25.45% 11
Harrogate -26 7 £46,500 +32.85% 2
Scarborough - 4 £32,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (27.16%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (25.93%) Digital Media
3 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (25.93%) Subversion
4 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
5 16 (19.75%) ISEB
6 15 (18.52%) C
6 15 (18.52%) C++
6 15 (18.52%) XML
6 15 (18.52%) Finance
6 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.28%) Java
7 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
8 13 (16.05%) UNIX
8 13 (16.05%) OO
9 12 (14.81%) OOP
9 12 (14.81%) Scrum
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
9 12 (14.81%) iOS Development
10 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
10 11 (13.58%) Mercurial
10 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
10 11 (13.58%) iPhone
10 11 (13.58%) JSON
10 11 (13.58%) Objective-C
10 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (6.17%) IBM Notes
1 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Office
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) HTTP
2 8 (9.88%) DNS
2 8 (9.88%) IPv4
2 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.88%) SSH
2 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Subversion
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) Mercurial
3 9 (11.11%) Hudson
3 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.11%) Maven
4 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (8.64%) Selenium
5 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.17%) TestDirector
7 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.70%) JIRA
7 3 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.23%) Firebug
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Billing
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Test Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.58%) iOS Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
8 8 (9.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Lead Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Developer
9 7 (8.64%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Consultant
10 5 (6.17%) Development Consultant
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Assurance Architect
11 4 (4.94%) Architect
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) XML
2 11 (13.58%) JSON
3 9 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 9 (11.11%) Spring Integration
3 9 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.11%) Spring
4 7 (8.64%) .NET
5 3 (3.70%) WSDL
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) XSD
5 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) DOM
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.23%) WCF
7 1 (1.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (25.93%) Digital Media
3 11 (13.58%) iPhone
4 9 (11.11%) Open Source
5 8 (9.88%) Xbox
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 12 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.11%) Android
3 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (23.46%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
7 13 (16.05%) OO
8 12 (14.81%) OOP
8 12 (14.81%) Scrum
8 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 12 (14.81%) iOS Development
9 11 (13.58%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.35%) MVC
11 8 (9.88%) Automation Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Project Management
12 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
14 5 (6.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) SQL
2 15 (18.52%) C
2 15 (18.52%) C++
3 14 (17.28%) Java
4 11 (13.58%) Objective-C
5 9 (11.11%) Perl
6 8 (9.88%) Assembly Language
6 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.47%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) Tcl
9 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) ISEB
2 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.94%) Degree
4 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.23%) HNC
6 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) Lotus
4 3 (3.70%) HP
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