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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.64% 2.04% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 30.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,014 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.36% 6.80% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -15.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) QA Leader
2 4 (44.44%) Lead Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) DHTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSL
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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