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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 193 202 154
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 15 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 20
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
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
4574 4090 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.09% 95.54% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 3239 3268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 14 £34,000 +6.25% 3
Bradford -9 1 £25,000 -13.79% 1
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (59.46%) Automation Testing
4 15 (40.54%) XML
5 14 (37.84%) SOAP
5 14 (37.84%) Web Services
5 14 (37.84%) XSD
5 14 (37.84%) WSDL
6 13 (35.14%) SQL
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) Selenium
7 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
9 8 (21.62%) DSDM
9 8 (21.62%) HP
9 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
9 8 (21.62%) Marketing
9 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
9 8 (21.62%) Test Management
9 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
9 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
9 8 (21.62%) User Stories
9 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
10 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Finance

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Selenium
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (24.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
3 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
3 8 (21.62%) FitNesse
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Marketing
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) XML
2 14 (37.84%) XSD
2 14 (37.84%) WSDL
2 14 (37.84%) SOAP
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Automation Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Test Planning
4 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) User Stories
4 8 (21.62%) DSDM
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.62%) Test Management
5 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) HP
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