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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 38 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.48% 6.18% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.68% 38.28% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 26
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
82 128 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.83% 16.14% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 49 98 123
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 29 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Doncaster +1 6 £38,750 +19.23%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) Java
3 36 (49.32%) SQL
4 28 (38.36%) OO
5 27 (36.99%) Subversion
5 27 (36.99%) JIRA
6 22 (30.14%) C#
7 20 (27.40%) TDD
8 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
9 18 (24.66%) Selenium
9 18 (24.66%) Oracle
10 17 (23.29%) Windows
10 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (23.29%) DevOps
11 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
11 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
11 15 (20.55%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (20.55%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
11 15 (20.55%) Finance
12 14 (19.18%) OOD
12 14 (19.18%) SOA
12 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (19.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (17.81%) Functional Testing
13 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
13 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
13 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
13 13 (17.81%) XML
14 12 (16.44%) PHP

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 14 (19.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
2 3 (4.11%) 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 CAR
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (19.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.48%) Couchbase
3 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.48%) Redis
3 4 (5.48%) Riak
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.11%) 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
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) JIRA
1 27 (36.99%) Subversion
2 18 (24.66%) Selenium
3 15 (20.55%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (16.44%) NUnit
4 12 (16.44%) TestNG
5 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (10.96%) YouTrack
8 5 (6.85%) HP UFT
9 4 (5.48%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.48%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.74%) eggPlant
11 2 (2.74%) FogBugz
12 1 (1.37%) Ranorex
12 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle Developer
2 15 (20.55%) QA Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Java Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.48%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) PHP Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) XML
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.48%) Backbone.js
4 4 (5.48%) Ember.js
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (5.48%) Node.js
4 4 (5.48%) React
4 4 (5.48%) RESTful
4 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (5.48%) XHTML
5 3 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.11%) Lucene
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.74%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) OO
3 20 (27.40%) TDD
4 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
5 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (23.29%) DevOps
6 15 (20.55%) Unit Testing
7 14 (19.18%) OOD
7 14 (19.18%) SOA
8 13 (17.81%) Automation Testing
8 13 (17.81%) Functional Testing
8 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
9 11 (15.07%) Regression Testing
9 11 (15.07%) Scrum
9 11 (15.07%) SDLC
10 10 (13.70%) Manual Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) C#
4 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
5 12 (16.44%) PHP
6 7 (9.59%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.74%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) 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
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Kibana
1 3 (4.11%) logstash
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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