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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 25 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.66% 5.98% 5.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.93% 44.68% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 42
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
89 94 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.19% 13.39% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 105
Median salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +7 34 £37,500 -6.25%
Doncaster +2 13 £35,000 +12.00%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Java
3 35 (47.95%) SQL
4 27 (36.99%) JIRA
5 26 (35.62%) Subversion
6 24 (32.88%) OO
7 18 (24.66%) C#
8 16 (21.92%) Oracle
8 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (20.55%) DevOps
9 15 (20.55%) Windows
9 15 (20.55%) TDD
9 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
9 15 (20.55%) Finance
10 14 (19.18%) Selenium
10 14 (19.18%) OOD
10 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
10 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
11 13 (17.81%) Functional Testing
11 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (17.81%) SOA
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (17.81%) XML
11 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle APEX
11 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
12 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.07%) SDLC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.74%) SAS
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) Jetty
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) Couchbase
4 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) Riak
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.74%) Big Data
5 2 (2.74%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) GIS
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) JIRA
2 26 (35.62%) Subversion
3 14 (19.18%) Selenium
4 13 (17.81%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (10.96%) NUnit
7 8 (10.96%) TestNG
7 8 (10.96%) YouTrack
8 5 (6.85%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.74%) eggPlant
10 2 (2.74%) FogBugz
11 1 (1.37%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Test Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) QA Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Quality Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Software Quality Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Author
8 4 (5.48%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Technical Author
8 4 (5.48%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 7 (9.59%) CSS
3 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.11%) Backbone.js
4 3 (4.11%) Ember.js
4 3 (4.11%) jQuery
4 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.11%) Node.js
4 3 (4.11%) React
4 3 (4.11%) RESTful
4 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 3 (4.11%) XHTML
5 2 (2.74%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.74%) Lucene
5 2 (2.74%) Spring
6 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.85%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.37%) iPad
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 4 (5.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) OO
3 16 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
4 15 (20.55%) DevOps
4 15 (20.55%) TDD
5 14 (19.18%) OOD
5 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
6 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
6 13 (17.81%) Functional Testing
6 13 (17.81%) SOA
6 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
7 11 (15.07%) SDLC
8 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) SQL
3 18 (24.66%) C#
4 13 (17.81%) PL/SQL
5 10 (13.70%) PHP
6 5 (6.85%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.74%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Section 508
2 1 (1.37%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Kibana
1 2 (2.74%) logstash
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) Apple
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) SAP