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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.44% 3.70% 4.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 23.53% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44 29 35
Average salary £33,250 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,770
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
98 136 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.88% 15.72% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 79 109 92
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 37 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Barnsley - 8 £25,000 -
Doncaster -2 3 £32,500 -23.52%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) SQL
3 25 (26.88%) Automation Testing
4 24 (25.81%) C#
5 21 (22.58%) .NET
6 19 (20.43%) Selenium
7 18 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 16 (17.20%) Java
9 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 14 (15.05%) Functional Testing
11 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.83%) Scrum
13 10 (10.75%) HTML
13 10 (10.75%) Project Management
13 10 (10.75%) User Experience
13 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Degree
14 9 (9.68%) Manual Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
15 8 (8.60%) PHP
15 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
15 8 (8.60%) Web Services
15 8 (8.60%) Linux
15 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
16 7 (7.53%) HTML5
16 7 (7.53%) Analytics
16 7 (7.53%) MS Excel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (3.23%) Confluence
1 3 (3.23%) Node.js
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.23%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Big Data
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.23%) Power BI
5 3 (3.23%) QlikView
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) SQL CLR
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Selenium
2 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.45%) Ranorex
3 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.38%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.38%) JIRA
5 3 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.23%) Grunt
5 3 (3.23%) JUnit
5 3 (3.23%) MSI
5 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.23%) Subversion
5 3 (3.23%) TestNG
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.15%) CasperJS
6 2 (2.15%) Concordion
6 2 (2.15%) JBehave
6 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.30%) Banking
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
1 4 (4.30%) Retail
1 4 (4.30%) Retail Banking
1 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) QA Engineer
2 20 (21.51%) Tester
3 18 (19.35%) Developer
4 16 (17.20%) QA Tester
5 14 (15.05%) Test Analyst
6 11 (11.83%) Software Tester
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 9 (9.68%) Senior QA Tester
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Software Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Software QA Tester
8 8 (8.60%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.53%) QA Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.38%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 10 (10.75%) HTML
4 8 (8.60%) Web Services
5 7 (7.53%) CSS
5 7 (7.53%) HTML5
6 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.30%) REST
9 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.23%) Sass
9 3 (3.23%) Spring
9 3 (3.23%) XML
10 2 (2.15%) Ajax
10 2 (2.15%) Behat
10 2 (2.15%) jQuery
10 2 (2.15%) JSON
11 1 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) User Experience
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) NHS
4 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.88%) Automation Testing
3 18 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 14 (15.05%) Functional Testing
5 11 (11.83%) Scrum
6 10 (10.75%) Project Management
6 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 8 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.53%) Analytics
9 7 (7.53%) Logistics
9 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) MVC
10 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.45%) System Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) SQL
2 24 (25.81%) C#
3 16 (17.20%) Java
4 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.60%) PHP
5 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.38%) Uniface
6 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.30%) VBA
8 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.23%) Python
8 3 (3.23%) R
8 3 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) ISEB
2 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
1 3 (3.23%) Salt
2 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Pegasus
3 3 (3.23%) Sage
3 3 (3.23%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.23%) Tableau
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
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