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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 22 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.80% 1.40% 1.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
18 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.22% 9.79% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 20
Median salary £36,250 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £32,600 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony