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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.90% 0.83% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.00% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.99% 5.00% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Median salary £34,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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

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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 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) MS Project
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Firmware
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) HTTPS

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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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Project
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Software Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Engineering Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) EMC