The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 34 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.56% 4.72% 6.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.91% 36.56% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 49
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
79 93 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.77% 12.92% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 59 110
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -21 25 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Barnsley - 1 £27,000 -
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Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (36.67%) Project Management
2 21 (35.00%) ISEB
3 19 (31.67%) Linux
4 18 (30.00%) Degree
5 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (23.33%) TDD
7 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 12 (20.00%) Java
7 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (15.00%) ITIL
9 9 (15.00%) Logistics
10 8 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 8 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.33%) Windows
10 8 (13.33%) HTML
11 7 (11.67%) C#
11 7 (11.67%) TickIT
11 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
12 6 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.00%) PHP
12 6 (10.00%) XML
12 6 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
13 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Broadband
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Redis
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) QARun
1 4 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Toad
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Assurance Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Service Performance Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (5.00%) .NET
5 3 (5.00%) SOAP
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) WCF
5 3 (5.00%) LINQ
5 3 (5.00%) jQuery
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.00%) HTML5
5 3 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) CSS3
7 1 (1.67%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Project Management
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
4 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 9 (15.00%) ITIL
5 9 (15.00%) Logistics
6 8 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Service Management
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
10 3 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) ISEB
2 18 (30.00%) Degree
3 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) HP
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Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + Bemns
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