The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 186 214 186
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 1 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.021% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.022% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 43
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £40,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
QA Engineer
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
4141 4635 5003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.34% 97.78% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3648 4071
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 13 £35,000 - 1
Castleford - 1 £32,500 -
QA Engineer
Yorkshire

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) Test Scripting
3 26 (81.25%) Selenium
4 20 (62.50%) SQL
5 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
5 19 (59.38%) Scrum
6 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
7 16 (50.00%) .NET
7 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 16 (50.00%) ISEB
7 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
7 16 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 16 (50.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (37.50%) Java
9 11 (34.38%) Defect Management
9 11 (34.38%) QA Automation
10 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
10 9 (28.13%) JIRA
11 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Workflow
11 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 7 (21.88%) BDD
12 7 (21.88%) JMeter
13 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.75%) Degree
13 6 (18.75%) WebDriver

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (28.13%) JIRA
4 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (21.88%) JMeter
6 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 4 (12.50%) Gerrit
7 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
8 3 (9.38%) NeoLoad
9 2 (6.25%) JUnit
9 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (3.13%) CasperJS
10 1 (3.13%) Concordion
10 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
10 1 (3.13%) JBehave
10 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
3 3 (9.38%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.13%) Behat
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (84.38%) Test Scripting
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 16 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (34.38%) Defect Management
4 11 (34.38%) QA Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Workflow
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) API Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) OWASP
10 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) ISEB
1 16 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.75%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
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