The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.04% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.26% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 19.90% 2.52% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £29,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (75.00%) VB
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Business Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Business Objects Developer
3 4 (50.00%) SAP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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