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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 29 27
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 2.56% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 12.20% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
3 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.73% 21.03% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby