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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.92% 3.22% 4.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.14% 23.30% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 28
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £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
111 103 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.17% 13.81% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 73 60
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,600 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,250 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 -6 32 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Doncaster - 3 £33,000 -
Barnsley -4 2 £20,000 -66.66%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (24.00%) Software Testing
3 16 (21.33%) Test Planning
4 15 (20.00%) Finance
5 14 (18.67%) ERP
5 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.33%) Project Planning
6 13 (17.33%) Degree
6 13 (17.33%) JIRA
6 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.33%) Project Management
6 13 (17.33%) Manual Testing
7 12 (16.00%) .NET
8 11 (14.67%) Automated Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Migration
9 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (13.33%) TickIT
9 10 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (13.33%) ETL
9 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.00%) Selenium
10 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (10.67%) Java
11 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.67%) ISEB
11 8 (10.67%) Scrum
12 7 (9.33%) TDD
12 7 (9.33%) Banking
12 7 (9.33%) UML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (5.33%) IIS
1 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) JIRA
2 10 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (12.00%) Selenium
4 7 (9.33%) FitNesse
5 4 (5.33%) Toad
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.67%) JUnit
7 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.67%) TestNG
7 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.67%) Redmine
7 2 (2.67%) Behat
7 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Developer
4 11 (14.67%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Tester
6 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Test Team Leader
7 6 (8.00%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.00%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Lead Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Automated Tester
8 5 (6.67%) Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.33%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Software Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) HTML
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) EDI
4 3 (4.00%) XML
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) WCF
4 3 (4.00%) LINQ
4 3 (4.00%) jQuery
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.00%) HTML5
4 3 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (2.67%) CSS3
5 2 (2.67%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (2.67%) J2EE
5 2 (2.67%) LAMP
5 2 (2.67%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 16 (21.33%) Test Planning
3 14 (18.67%) ERP
3 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Project Planning
4 13 (17.33%) Project Management
4 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.33%) Manual Testing
5 11 (14.67%) Automated Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Migration
6 10 (13.33%) ETL
6 10 (13.33%) Data Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.67%) Scrum
8 7 (9.33%) TDD
8 7 (9.33%) UML
9 6 (8.00%) CRM
9 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) HP
1 6 (8.00%) VMware
2 4 (5.33%) hybris
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Infor
4 1 (1.33%) Sage
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Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000-£35,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago