The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.32% 4.06% 3.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.30% 35.09% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,600 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
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 South Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
94 114 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.27% 11.57% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 76 98 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £22,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £59,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the South Yorkshire region.

QA Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -6 28 £32,500 -18.75% 8
Barnsley +10 8 £32,500 +62.50%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) Scrum
4 12 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 11 (18.33%) Automation Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.67%) Linux
6 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.00%) C#
7 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 9 (15.00%) Retail
7 9 (15.00%) Selenium
7 9 (15.00%) Test Management
7 9 (15.00%) SDLC
8 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 8 (13.33%) .NET
8 8 (13.33%) Java
8 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (13.33%) PHP
9 7 (11.67%) VBScript
9 7 (11.67%) JIRA
10 6 (10.00%) Maven
10 6 (10.00%) JMeter
10 6 (10.00%) Web Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Broadband
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Big Data
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 9 (15.00%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) JIRA
4 6 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.00%) JMeter
4 6 (10.00%) Maven
4 6 (10.00%) Gradle
5 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.00%) Toad
8 2 (3.33%) JUnit
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Mockito
9 1 (1.67%) Concordion
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Retail
3 4 (6.67%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 22 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Tester
4 11 (18.33%) QA Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Release Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Head of Development
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Tester
10 2 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Senior QA Tester
10 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.67%) WCF
4 4 (6.67%) WPF
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) Project Management
4 11 (18.33%) Automation Testing
5 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.00%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) Test Management
7 8 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) C#
3 8 (13.33%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) PHP
4 7 (11.67%) VBScript
5 6 (10.00%) VB
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.00%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
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