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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.44% 5.05% 7.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.05% 48.48% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 44
Average salary £31,750 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.29% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £47,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
78 66 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.73% 10.41% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 79
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Sheffield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) ISEB
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 9 (21.43%) SDLC
6 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (14.29%) Gradle
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
8 6 (14.29%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) PHP
8 6 (14.29%) Maven
8 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Finance
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
9 5 (11.90%) CRM
9 5 (11.90%) C#
9 5 (11.90%) Line Management
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
10 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Puppet
10 4 (9.52%) SaaS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Broadband
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
1 6 (14.29%) Gradle
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) HP UFT
4 3 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.76%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) WCF
3 3 (7.14%) WPF
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.43%) SDLC
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) Change Management
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PHP
2 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) XQuery
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) KVM
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) HP
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