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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.82% 3.06% 3.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.65% 27.59% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 52 22 30
Average salary £32,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
126 87 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.33% 11.10% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 69 76
Average salary £33,750 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.29% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 51 £32,750 -31.05% 2
Doncaster - 2 £20,776 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 31 (34.44%) Software Testing
4 23 (25.56%) SQL
5 20 (22.22%) Selenium
6 18 (20.00%) Windows
6 18 (20.00%) ISEB
7 15 (16.67%) C#
7 15 (16.67%) ITIL
8 14 (15.56%) JIRA
8 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
9 13 (14.44%) Java
9 13 (14.44%) Linux
9 13 (14.44%) Manual Testing
10 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.22%) Finance
11 11 (12.22%) Scrum
11 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
12 10 (11.11%) VMware
12 10 (11.11%) Banking
12 10 (11.11%) Retail
12 10 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 10 (11.11%) FitNesse
12 10 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (10.00%) Migration

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (6.67%) Apache
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.22%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Wireless
2 7 (7.78%) WAN
2 7 (7.78%) LAN
2 7 (7.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) PBX
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) IPsec
4 1 (1.11%) VLAN
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.89%) Big Data
2 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Selenium
2 14 (15.56%) JIRA
3 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (10.00%) Subversion
6 8 (8.89%) JUnit
7 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.56%) Maven
9 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.22%) Redmine
10 2 (2.22%) TestNG
10 2 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.11%) Toad
11 1 (1.11%) MSI
11 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (8.89%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Analyst
1 23 (25.56%) Test Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Tester
3 15 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Performance Tester
7 8 (8.89%) Test Team Leader
8 6 (6.67%) Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Build Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Design Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.78%) HTML
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) LAMP
5 2 (2.22%) WCF
5 2 (2.22%) LINQ
5 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.22%) HTML5
5 2 (2.22%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (2.22%) CSS3
6 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.11%) EDI
6 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) User Experience
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.22%) Social Media
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) CCTV
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) UNIX
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 31 (34.44%) Software Testing
4 15 (16.67%) ITIL
5 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 13 (14.44%) Manual Testing
7 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 11 (12.22%) Scrum
9 10 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 9 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.89%) DevOps
11 8 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.78%) TDD
12 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) C#
3 13 (14.44%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) PHP
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) VBScript
6 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.22%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) Python
7 2 (2.22%) C
8 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) ISEB
2 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.78%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (4.44%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco
3 8 (8.89%) HP
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.11%) CA
7 1 (1.11%) Symantec
7 1 (1.11%) Primavera
7 1 (1.11%) SolidWorks
South Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago