The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.84% 0.88% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.00% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
25 4 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.44% 3.51% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 7
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £34,400 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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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 25 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Verint
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) IVR
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Software Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) QA Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) VXML
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Verint
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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