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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 14 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.50% 1.99% 5.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.09% 14.00% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 14 46
Average salary £34,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.27% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £42,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
115 100 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.94% 14.25% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 53 108
Average salary £40,000 £53,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% +47.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,875 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £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 October 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 October 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
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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 +11 46 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Barnsley -1 2 £20,000 -66.66%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) SQL
3 31 (31.63%) Test Planning
4 24 (24.49%) Software Testing
5 18 (18.37%) Selenium
5 18 (18.37%) Finance
6 17 (17.35%) ERP
6 17 (17.35%) Automated Testing
7 16 (16.33%) JIRA
7 16 (16.33%) Manual Testing
8 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
8 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
9 12 (12.24%) Degree
9 12 (12.24%) Linux
9 12 (12.24%) Migration
10 11 (11.22%) ISEB
10 11 (11.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (11.22%) .NET
11 10 (10.20%) MySQL
11 10 (10.20%) Java
11 10 (10.20%) PHP
11 10 (10.20%) Windows
11 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (10.20%) ETL
11 10 (10.20%) Banking
11 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.20%) Data Migration
11 10 (10.20%) FitNesse
11 10 (10.20%) Jenkins

QA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.04%) Wireless
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.02%) SMTP
3 1 (1.02%) VLAN
3 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (10.20%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Selenium
2 16 (16.33%) JIRA
3 11 (11.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (10.20%) FitNesse
4 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.16%) Subversion
6 7 (7.14%) JUnit
7 6 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.08%) Maven
8 4 (4.08%) Toad
9 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.04%) Redmine
9 2 (2.04%) Behat
9 2 (2.04%) TestNG
10 1 (1.02%) MSI
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Banking
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 8 (8.16%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Tester
1 17 (17.35%) Analyst
1 17 (17.35%) QA Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.22%) Team Leader
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Performance Tester
7 8 (8.16%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (8.16%) Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) QA Leader
9 6 (6.12%) Lead Tester
9 6 (6.12%) Automated Tester
9 6 (6.12%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
3 5 (5.10%) XML
3 5 (5.10%) EDI
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
5 3 (3.06%) HTML5
6 2 (2.04%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (2.04%) CSS3
6 2 (2.04%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (2.04%) SOAP
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.04%) LAMP
6 2 (2.04%) Dojo
6 2 (2.04%) WCF
6 2 (2.04%) LINQ
6 2 (2.04%) jQuery
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Data Integration
2 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.08%) Replication
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) Test Planning
3 24 (24.49%) Software Testing
4 17 (17.35%) Automated Testing
4 17 (17.35%) ERP
5 16 (16.33%) Manual Testing
6 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.27%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.24%) Migration
8 10 (10.20%) ETL
8 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.20%) Data Migration
8 10 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.18%) Project Planning
9 9 (9.18%) Scrum
9 9 (9.18%) Workflow
10 8 (8.16%) Project Management
10 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) PHP
2 10 (10.20%) Java
3 7 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (5.10%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.06%) VBScript
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) C
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) ISEB
3 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) TickIT
2 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.16%) Puppet
3 4 (4.08%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) VMware
2 7 (7.14%) HP
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.08%) hybris
5 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Sage
6 1 (1.02%) Infor
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