The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.08% 4.37% 3.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.34% 38.10% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 26
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +45.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
119 84 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.61% 11.48% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 97 72 52
Average salary £36,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 36 £40,000 -2.43% 8
Doncaster - 4 £33,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 17 (23.61%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) ERP
4 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
4 13 (18.06%) Project Planning
5 12 (16.67%) Degree
5 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 12 (16.67%) .NET
5 12 (16.67%) Java
6 11 (15.28%) Finance
6 11 (15.28%) TDD
7 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 10 (13.89%) TickIT
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (13.89%) ETL
7 10 (13.89%) ISEB
7 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.89%) Data Migration
8 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (12.50%) PHP
9 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 8 (11.11%) JIRA
9 8 (11.11%) Selenium
10 7 (9.72%) MySQL
10 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.72%) Linux

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 8 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (5.56%) Toad
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.78%) TestNG
5 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.78%) Behat
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) QARun
6 1 (1.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Project Manager
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Tester
7 6 (8.33%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.33%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Tester
7 6 (8.33%) Automated Tester
8 5 (6.94%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Data Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) EDI
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) Web Services
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.17%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) WCF
4 3 (4.17%) LINQ
4 3 (4.17%) HTML5
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.17%) J2EE
4 3 (4.17%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (2.78%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) Dojo
5 2 (2.78%) CSS3
5 2 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Ubuntu
2 5 (6.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Project Management
2 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) ERP
3 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.06%) Project Planning
4 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 11 (15.28%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Migration
6 10 (13.89%) ETL
6 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.89%) Data Migration
7 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.72%) UML
10 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.94%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) PHP
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.56%) HP
1 4 (5.56%) VMware
1 4 (5.56%) hybris
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Infor
3 1 (1.39%) Sage
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