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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 33 36 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.17% 5.63% 3.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.28% 36.73% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 21
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
67 98 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.26% 15.34% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 82 82
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £23,920
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 19 (41.30%) Automated Testing
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
6 15 (32.61%) OO
6 15 (32.61%) Selenium
7 14 (30.43%) Subversion
8 12 (26.09%) NUnit
8 12 (26.09%) TestNG
8 12 (26.09%) PHP
9 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
11 8 (17.39%) RUP
11 8 (17.39%) DSDM
11 8 (17.39%) Windows
11 8 (17.39%) Kanban
11 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
12 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (15.22%) Python
12 7 (15.22%) Process Management
13 5 (10.87%) CSS
13 5 (10.87%) HTML
13 5 (10.87%) BDD
13 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
14 4 (8.70%) Couchbase
14 4 (8.70%) Ember.js
14 4 (8.70%) AngularJS

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 (6.52%) Apache Solr
1 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
1 3 (6.52%) Confluence
1 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Jetty
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CAR
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Couchbase
1 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 4 (8.70%) Redis
1 4 (8.70%) Riak
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 14 (30.43%) Subversion
3 12 (26.09%) NUnit
3 12 (26.09%) TestNG
4 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) FogBugz
7 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) QA Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) PHP Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) CSS
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
2 4 (8.70%) Ember.js
2 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) React
2 4 (8.70%) RESTful
2 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (8.70%) XHTML
3 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.52%) Lucene
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 19 (41.30%) Automated Testing
4 15 (32.61%) OO
5 11 (23.91%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 8 (17.39%) DSDM
7 8 (17.39%) Kanban
7 8 (17.39%) RUP
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) Process Management
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) Microservices
10 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Kibana
1 3 (6.52%) logstash
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
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