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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 31 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.34% 4.87% 5.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.98% 48.35% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 42
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,750 £47,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 91 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.14% 10.08% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 76 75 86
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
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 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -9 24 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Doncaster -7 5 £42,500 +28.78%
Barnsley 0 2 £32,500 +8.33% 2
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) HP UFT
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Selenium
3 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
5 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Manual Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Java
7 11 (18.97%) VBScript
7 11 (18.97%) VB
7 11 (18.97%) ISEB
7 11 (18.97%) SDLC
8 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Project Management
9 9 (15.52%) Oracle
9 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Linux
11 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
12 6 (10.34%) Gradle
12 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
12 6 (10.34%) Maven
12 6 (10.34%) Web Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Broadband
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) HP UFT
1 17 (29.31%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) Maven
2 6 (10.34%) Gradle
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.90%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) Toad
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) Concordion
6 2 (3.45%) JMeter
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Mockito
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Analyst
2 27 (46.55%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Tester
4 6 (10.34%) Release Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Operations Manager
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.45%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
1 6 (10.34%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.17%) WCF
3 3 (5.17%) WPF
4 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
3 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
4 13 (22.41%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.97%) SDLC
6 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Project Management
7 9 (15.52%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
10 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.62%) Test Management
11 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
11 5 (8.62%) TDD
11 5 (8.62%) CRM
12 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) VBScript
3 11 (18.97%) VB
4 6 (10.34%) PHP
4 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.62%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) XQuery
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) KVM
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) HP
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago