The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 173 284 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.43% 5.92% 4.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.69% 48.22% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 160 217 166
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
459 589 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.76% 12.29% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 388 444 420
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

QA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

QA
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +6 109 £40,000 -9.09% 14
Bradford -10 40 £50,000 +20.48% 5
Wakefield +5 9 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Huddersfield +10 8 £40,000 +36.75% 1
Halifax -17 4 £47,500 +100.00% 1
Wetherby - 1 £28,500 - 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 212 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (33.13%) Selenium
3 96 (29.45%) SQL
4 91 (27.91%) Finance
5 82 (25.15%) Scrum
6 75 (23.01%) Software Testing
7 74 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (21.47%) .NET
9 61 (18.71%) Test Strategy
10 60 (18.40%) ISEB
11 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
11 58 (17.79%) C#
11 58 (17.79%) SDLC
11 58 (17.79%) Test Automation
12 57 (17.48%) E-Commerce
13 55 (16.87%) Waterfall
14 54 (16.56%) Functional Testing
15 53 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 52 (15.95%) SQL Server
17 48 (14.72%) SoapUI
18 45 (13.80%) ISTQB
18 45 (13.80%) Java
19 42 (12.88%) Non-Functional Testing
20 39 (11.96%) Manual Testing
21 38 (11.66%) Test Scripting
21 38 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (11.66%) TDD
21 38 (11.66%) Banking
21 38 (11.66%) Retail
22 37 (11.35%) Legal

QA
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 6 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.53%) CMS
3 4 (1.23%) Kentico
3 4 (1.23%) OpenEdge
4 3 (0.92%) Confluence
4 3 (0.92%) Drupal
4 3 (0.92%) WordPress
5 2 (0.61%) Apache
5 2 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.99%) MS Office
3 6 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.23%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) FTP
1 4 (1.23%) Internet
1 4 (1.23%) Network Security
2 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.61%) LDAP
3 1 (0.31%) CTI
3 1 (0.31%) DHCP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.15%) MySQL
4 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.84%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.92%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.61%) SSDT
9 1 (0.31%) Big Data
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 108 (33.13%) Selenium
2 53 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (14.72%) SoapUI
4 30 (9.20%) JIRA
5 28 (8.59%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.98%) WebDriver
7 19 (5.83%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.60%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.07%) NeoLoad
9 10 (3.07%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.76%) JMeter
10 9 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.15%) Subversion
12 6 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.84%) JUnit
12 6 (1.84%) TestNG
13 4 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.23%) WebSpeed
14 3 (0.92%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.92%) Ranorex
General
1 91 (27.91%) Finance
2 38 (11.66%) Banking
2 38 (11.66%) Retail
3 37 (11.35%) Legal
4 8 (2.45%) Games
5 6 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (40.49%) Analyst
2 85 (26.07%) Test Analyst
3 49 (15.03%) Test Engineer
4 45 (13.80%) Developer
5 44 (13.50%) Tester
6 31 (9.51%) QA Tester
7 28 (8.59%) QA Analyst
8 25 (7.67%) QA Test Analyst
9 21 (6.44%) Systems Analyst
9 21 (6.44%) Web Engineer
10 19 (5.83%) QA Engineer
11 18 (5.52%) Lead Test Analyst
12 17 (5.21%) Business Analyst
12 17 (5.21%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 16 (4.91%) Software Analyst
13 16 (4.91%) Systems Tester
14 15 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
14 15 (4.60%) Systems Test Engineer
14 15 (4.60%) UAT Analyst
14 15 (4.60%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.47%) .NET
2 34 (10.43%) HTML
3 27 (8.28%) CSS
4 24 (7.36%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.75%) XML
6 17 (5.21%) Web Services
7 14 (4.29%) SOAP
8 8 (2.45%) HTML5
9 6 (1.84%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.84%) CSS3
9 6 (1.84%) Node.js
9 6 (1.84%) REST
9 6 (1.84%) WCF
10 5 (1.53%) jQuery
10 5 (1.53%) Sass
11 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.23%) JSON
11 4 (1.23%) LESS
11 4 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.99%) User Experience
3 9 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.53%) Cybercrime
4 5 (1.53%) iPad
5 4 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.23%) Web 2.0
6 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.92%) Statistics
7 2 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.31%) CMDB
8 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.31%) IVR
8 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.07%) Linux
2 8 (2.45%) Windows
3 5 (1.53%) Unix
4 1 (0.31%) Android
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (65.03%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (25.15%) Scrum
3 75 (23.01%) Software Testing
4 74 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (18.71%) Test Strategy
6 58 (17.79%) SDLC
6 58 (17.79%) Test Automation
7 57 (17.48%) E-Commerce
8 55 (16.87%) Waterfall
9 54 (16.56%) Functional Testing
10 42 (12.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 39 (11.96%) Manual Testing
12 38 (11.66%) TDD
12 38 (11.66%) Test Scripting
13 35 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (10.12%) Automation Testing
15 32 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (9.51%) Mentoring
17 30 (9.20%) BDD
18 26 (7.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (29.45%) SQL
2 58 (17.79%) C#
3 45 (13.80%) Java
4 31 (9.51%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.52%) PHP
6 16 (4.91%) Python
6 16 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.37%) Ruby
8 7 (2.15%) ABAP
9 6 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.23%) OpenEdge ABL
10 4 (1.23%) Progress 4GL
10 4 (1.23%) R
11 3 (0.92%) C++
11 3 (0.92%) VB
11 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.61%) C
12 2 (0.61%) Scala
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (18.40%) ISEB
2 45 (13.80%) ISTQB
3 32 (9.82%) Degree
4 28 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CGEIT
6 2 (0.61%) CISA
6 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) WAI
2 3 (0.92%) SDET
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.28%) Oracle
3 12 (3.68%) SAP
4 4 (1.23%) Progress
5 2 (0.61%) EMC
5 2 (0.61%) HP
5 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.31%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco
6 1 (0.31%) Epicor
6 1 (0.31%) Facebook
6 1 (0.31%) hybris
6 1 (0.31%) IBM
6 1 (0.31%) New Relic
6 1 (0.31%) Siebel
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.31%) Tableau
6 1 (0.31%) Verint
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Oscar
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ASDA
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Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Bens
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
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ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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