The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.88% - 3.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.91% - 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
West 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 Wakefield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
44 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.11% - 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Average salary £26,750 - £26,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,600 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

QA
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wakefield region.

QA Salary Trend in Wakefield

QA
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 8 (66.67%) ETL
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
1 8 (66.67%) SAP Data Services
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) RPG
4 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 5 (41.67%) VB6
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) FMCG
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 1 (8.33%) WordPress
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (8.33%) WordPress
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Business Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Business Objects Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SAP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ETL
1 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (58.33%) Release Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (41.67%) RPG
2 5 (41.67%) VB6
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft