The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 194 194 162
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 17 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.095% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.099% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 14
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,600 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5029 4038 3721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.14% 95.76% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4029 3224 3132
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 16 £34,000 +23.63% 2
Bradford -15 1 £25,000 -13.79%
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) XSD
5 14 (40.00%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) Web Services
5 14 (40.00%) WSDL
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (28.57%) Selenium
9 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
10 8 (22.86%) User Stories
10 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
10 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
10 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
10 8 (22.86%) HP
10 8 (22.86%) DSDM
10 8 (22.86%) FitNesse
10 8 (22.86%) Marketing
10 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (22.86%) Test Management
10 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
11 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Finance

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (28.57%) Selenium
3 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (22.86%) FitNesse
4 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
4 8 (22.86%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) XML
2 14 (40.00%) XSD
2 14 (40.00%) WSDL
2 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 14 (40.00%) Web Services
3 13 (37.14%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
4 8 (22.86%) User Stories
4 8 (22.86%) DSDM
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Test Management
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) HP
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