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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.40% 3.36% 6.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.23% 40.00% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 39
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,450 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £47,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
99 75 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.31% 8.41% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 78
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £100,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -17 14 £31,250 -26.47% 2
Doncaster 0 9 £42,500 +28.78%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Selenium
3 18 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (33.33%) Finance
4 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 16 (31.37%) SQL
6 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Java
7 14 (27.45%) ISEB
8 13 (25.49%) Scrum
8 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
9 11 (21.57%) VBScript
9 11 (21.57%) VB
9 11 (21.57%) Automation Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Test Planning
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle
10 9 (17.65%) Project Management
10 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
10 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
11 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
11 8 (15.69%) C#
12 6 (11.76%) Test Management
12 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
12 6 (11.76%) User Experience
13 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.80%) Retail
13 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Broadband
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Selenium
2 18 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.84%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) TestComplete
4 3 (5.88%) Concordion
4 3 (5.88%) Toad
5 2 (3.92%) JMeter
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Gradle
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Analyst
2 28 (54.90%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Head of Development
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.92%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) Web Services
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.92%) SOAP
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) WCF
3 2 (3.92%) WPF
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Scrum
4 13 (25.49%) Manual Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Automation Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 9 (17.65%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Test Management
8 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) VBScript
3 11 (21.57%) VB
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) Groovy
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) XQuery
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) ISEB
2 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) KVM
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) HP
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