The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.20% 4.32% 3.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.16% 36.36% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 20
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
76 88 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.00% 11.88% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 61 76 49
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £51,750 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Scrum
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Finance
4 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (21.28%) Automation Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
5 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 9 (19.15%) C#
6 8 (17.02%) PHP
6 8 (17.02%) .NET
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.02%) Retail
6 8 (17.02%) Web Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Big Data
7 7 (14.89%) Web Services
8 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
8 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
8 6 (12.77%) Maven
8 6 (12.77%) JMeter
8 6 (12.77%) JIRA
8 6 (12.77%) Gradle
8 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (12.77%) Test Management
8 6 (12.77%) SDLC
9 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
9 5 (10.64%) Jenkins

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Broadband
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Big Data
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) LoadRunner
1 6 (12.77%) JMeter
1 6 (12.77%) Maven
1 6 (12.77%) JIRA
1 6 (12.77%) Gradle
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Law
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) QA Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Release Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Tester
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
1 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.51%) WCF
3 4 (8.51%) WPF
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Scrum
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Automation Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.02%) Web Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Test Management
7 6 (12.77%) SDLC
8 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.51%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) PHP
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
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