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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.58% 4.86% 3.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.33% 41.56% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 27
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £40,750 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
60 77 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.07% 11.68% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 44 62 75
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Broadband
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (15.38%) Selenium
6 4 (15.38%) Subversion
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Unix
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Google
7 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
7 3 (11.54%) Protractor
7 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.69%) Ranorex

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) Protractor
3 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.85%) Capybara
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Author
2 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Quality Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Author
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 5 (19.23%) BDD
3 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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