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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 25 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.41% 5.92% 5.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.84% 44.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 37
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
62 75 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.51% 13.46% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 81
Median salary £34,000 £36,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.20% +8.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 15 (31.91%) TDD
5 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Subversion
7 11 (23.40%) Selenium
7 11 (23.40%) OO
8 10 (21.28%) PHP
9 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
10 8 (17.02%) NUnit
10 8 (17.02%) Degree
10 8 (17.02%) TestNG
10 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Scrum
12 6 (12.77%) CSS
12 6 (12.77%) Windows
12 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) DSDM
12 6 (12.77%) RUP
12 6 (12.77%) Kanban
12 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
13 5 (10.64%) Broadband
13 5 (10.64%) Python
13 5 (10.64%) Process Management
13 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Relational Database

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 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Jetty
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
2 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.38%) Redis
2 3 (6.38%) Riak
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Subversion
2 11 (23.40%) Selenium
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
4 8 (17.02%) NUnit
4 8 (17.02%) TestNG
5 4 (8.51%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.26%) FogBugz
7 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.38%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) QA Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Software Quality Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Author
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
2 3 (6.38%) Ember.js
2 3 (6.38%) jQuery
2 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (6.38%) Node.js
2 3 (6.38%) React
2 3 (6.38%) RESTful
2 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) XHTML
3 2 (4.26%) ELK Stack
3 2 (4.26%) Lucene
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
2 15 (31.91%) TDD
3 11 (23.40%) OO
4 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) DSDM
6 6 (12.77%) Kanban
6 6 (12.77%) RUP
7 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Process Management
7 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Microservices
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 10 (21.28%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.26%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kibana
1 2 (4.26%) logstash
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) Apple
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
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