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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.39% 5.94% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.04% 30.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
23 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 10.65% 19.80% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) DB2
2 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 6 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) .NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) DB2
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Head of IT
3 3 (25.00%) Head of Technology
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Graduate
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Development Team Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ETL
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 6 (50.00%) Business Objects
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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