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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.27% 1.31% 4.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 25.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.54% 5.23% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 6
Average salary £37,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.62% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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

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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 28 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wakefield

QA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Project
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) HTTPS

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Project
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Engineering Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) EMC
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