The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.27% 6.75% 6.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 52.78% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 48
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
South 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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
45 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.62% 12.79% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 86
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

QA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sheffield region.

QA Salary Trend in Sheffield

QA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) Subversion
5 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
5 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Selenium
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 5 (13.16%) Windows
7 5 (13.16%) Broadband
7 5 (13.16%) JIRA
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
7 5 (13.16%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Unix

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.89%) IntelliJ
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) NUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Protractor
4 3 (7.89%) TestNG
5 2 (5.26%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.63%) Capybara
6 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) QA Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Author
3 5 (13.16%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Software Quality Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Author
4 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Test Scripting
4 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 6 (15.79%) BDD
4 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Process Management
7 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
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