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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 202 175 165
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 21 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 23
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £32,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
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
4949 3527 3702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.79% 94.86% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3863 2817 3107
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 22 September 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 -15 21 £40,000 +23.07% 1
QA Analyst
Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) XML
5 14 (48.28%) XSD
5 14 (48.28%) SOAP
5 14 (48.28%) Web Services
5 14 (48.28%) WSDL
6 13 (44.83%) .NET
7 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
10 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
10 8 (27.59%) Marketing
10 8 (27.59%) Test Management
10 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
10 8 (27.59%) Selenium
10 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
10 8 (27.59%) DSDM
10 8 (27.59%) HP
10 8 (27.59%) User Stories
10 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
11 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) SpecFlow
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
3 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) XML
2 14 (48.28%) XSD
2 14 (48.28%) SOAP
2 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 14 (48.28%) WSDL
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) Test Management
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) DSDM
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
4 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Fault Management
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) HP
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