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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.55% 3.00% 4.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.08% 19.09% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 34
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
106 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.06% 15.74% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 92 66 72
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,540
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -9 28 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Barnsley -5 2 £20,000 -66.66%
Doncaster - 1 £33,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) Software Testing
4 19 (23.46%) Test Planning
5 18 (22.22%) Finance
6 16 (19.75%) JIRA
7 15 (18.52%) Manual Testing
7 15 (18.52%) ERP
8 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
8 13 (16.05%) Degree
8 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
9 12 (14.81%) Project Planning
9 12 (14.81%) .NET
9 12 (14.81%) Automated Testing
10 11 (13.58%) Migration
10 11 (13.58%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (13.58%) Project Management
11 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (12.35%) ETL
11 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
11 10 (12.35%) Banking
11 10 (12.35%) FitNesse
11 10 (12.35%) Data Migration
11 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (11.11%) Selenium
12 9 (11.11%) TickIT
12 9 (11.11%) ISEB
13 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
13 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (9.88%) Risk Assessment

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (4.94%) IIS
1 4 (4.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) LAN
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
1 1 (1.23%) SMTP
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
1 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) JIRA
2 11 (13.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (12.35%) FitNesse
4 9 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (4.94%) Toad
6 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.47%) JUnit
7 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.47%) TestNG
7 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.47%) Redmine
7 2 (2.47%) Behat
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 16 (19.75%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.28%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.28%) QA Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Tester
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Test Team Leader
8 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Architect
9 6 (7.41%) QA Tester
9 6 (7.41%) QA Leader
9 6 (7.41%) Lead Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Automated Tester
10 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Data Architect
11 4 (4.94%) Quality Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) CSS
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
3 5 (6.17%) EDI
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.70%) WCF
5 3 (3.70%) LINQ
5 3 (3.70%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.70%) HTML5
5 3 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.47%) CSS3
6 2 (2.47%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (2.47%) LAMP
6 2 (2.47%) Dojo
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Software Testing
3 19 (23.46%) Test Planning
4 15 (18.52%) Manual Testing
4 15 (18.52%) ERP
5 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
5 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
6 12 (14.81%) Project Planning
6 12 (14.81%) Automated Testing
7 11 (13.58%) Migration
7 11 (13.58%) Project Management
8 10 (12.35%) ETL
8 10 (12.35%) Data Migration
9 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.88%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (8.64%) UML
11 6 (7.41%) CRM
11 6 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Java
3 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) PHP
3 6 (7.41%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) C
5 2 (2.47%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) TickIT
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) HP
1 7 (8.64%) VMware
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) hybris
4 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Sage
5 1 (1.23%) Infor
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago