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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.53% 2.42% 3.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.24% 21.69% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 19
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -28.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £26,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £97,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
42 83 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.79% 11.14% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 52
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £26,750 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £54,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 29 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (51.79%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) HTML
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) User Experience
5 13 (23.21%) CSS
6 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 12 (21.43%) MySQL
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (21.43%) ETL
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.43%) Spring
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 12 (21.43%) Software Architecture
7 11 (19.64%) HTML5
7 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (19.64%) Selenium
7 11 (19.64%) Logistics
7 11 (19.64%) Windows
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.86%) Web Services
8 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
8 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
8 10 (17.86%) .NET
8 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
8 10 (17.86%) ERP

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 4 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (12.50%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (10.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Selenium
2 7 (12.50%) MSI
3 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Grunt
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) SQL Developer
3 17 (30.36%) Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL Developer
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) SQL Support Analyst
4 12 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
6 10 (17.86%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.07%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 12 (21.43%) Spring
4 11 (19.64%) HTML5
5 10 (17.86%) .NET
5 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 10 (17.86%) Web Services
6 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) Sass
7 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.79%) CSS3
8 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.79%) JSON
8 1 (1.79%) Pixi.js
8 1 (1.79%) RequireJS
8 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) User Experience
2 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (21.43%) ETL
1 12 (21.43%) Software Architecture
2 11 (19.64%) Logistics
3 10 (17.86%) ERP
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 10 (17.86%) Web Development
4 8 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 7 (12.50%) CRM
5 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) ITIL
8 4 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 19 (33.93%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
5 10 (17.86%) Uniface
5 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Pegasus
3 7 (12.50%) Sage
3 7 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) HP