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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.43% 3.99% 4.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.51% 37.33% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 32
Median salary £29,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
61 75 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.62% 10.70% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 77
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £66,000
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 26 August 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 16 (42.11%) SQL
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.79%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
7 6 (15.79%) MySQL
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (15.79%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) ETL
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (15.79%) Spring
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 6 (15.79%) User Experience
8 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
8 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.16%) Selenium
8 5 (13.16%) Broadband

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.26%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Protractor
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) MSI
3 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.63%) Capybara
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) SQL Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Test Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (15.79%) QA Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Tester
6 5 (13.16%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Quality Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Author
7 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 5 (13.16%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
2 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 6 (15.79%) BDD
3 6 (15.79%) ETL
3 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.26%) Logistics
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Uniface
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Pegasus
4 2 (5.26%) Sage
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) HP
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