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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 22 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.04% 2.63% 0.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 37.50% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
17 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.35% 7.02% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 20
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,600 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony