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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.62% 4.76% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.03% 80.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
33 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.37% 5.95% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 12
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +35.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,250 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Verint
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Games
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) IVR
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) .NET

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 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Software QA Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Software Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) QA Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) VXML
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Verint
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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