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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.51% 3.39% 3.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.66% 34.74% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 16
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
134 95 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.45% 9.76% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 108 72 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -22 17 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Doncaster - 8 £41,250 - 2
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Test Planning
3 23 (29.49%) Selenium
4 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
5 19 (24.36%) ISEB
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
7 17 (21.79%) Java
8 15 (19.23%) SQL
8 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
9 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 13 (16.67%) Scrum
10 13 (16.67%) C#
11 12 (15.38%) ITIL
11 12 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
11 12 (15.38%) Puppet
12 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
12 11 (14.10%) Performance Testing
12 11 (14.10%) Linux
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.82%) SLA
13 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.82%) User Experience
14 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
15 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.26%) VBScript
15 8 (10.26%) Subversion
15 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
15 8 (10.26%) DevOps
15 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) JBoss
1 4 (5.13%) Apache
1 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.56%) Lync
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Wireless
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
2 6 (7.69%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) PBX
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) DNS
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.28%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.41%) MySQL
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Selenium
2 12 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (10.26%) Subversion
3 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.97%) JUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.13%) Maven
7 3 (3.85%) JIRA
7 3 (3.85%) TestComplete
8 2 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (2.56%) Concordion
9 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.28%) Toad
9 1 (1.28%) JMeter
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
1 26 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Tester
3 9 (11.54%) Performance Tester
3 9 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Build Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Operations Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Design Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 2 (2.56%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) CSS3
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.56%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) LINQ
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Replication
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) CCTV
4 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (14.10%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Test Planning
3 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
4 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
5 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.67%) Scrum
7 12 (15.38%) ITIL
8 11 (14.10%) Performance Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
11 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.26%) DevOps
11 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
12 7 (8.97%) Migration
12 7 (8.97%) TDD
12 7 (8.97%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Regression Testing
14 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Java
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (10.26%) VBScript
5 7 (8.97%) VB
6 5 (6.41%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) XQuery
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) XPath
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) ISEB
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) KVM
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.28%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco
2 7 (8.97%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) Adobe
6 2 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) CA
7 1 (1.28%) Symantec
7 1 (1.28%) Primavera
7 1 (1.28%) SolidWorks
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Shelter
Salary: From £23,750 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago