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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.14% 0.78% 3.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 25.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 5
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 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
20 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.90% 3.13% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 8
Median salary £34,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £34,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
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

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 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) Games
5 1 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) IVR
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) CTI
5 1 (7.69%) VXML
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services

QA
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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Project
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) CTI
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) QA Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Software Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Software Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Engineering Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) QA Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) VXML
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Verint
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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