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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 46 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 236 242 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.84% 5.36% 6.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.75% 42.76% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 172 185 212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
552 566 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.32% 12.54% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 409 416 389
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,014
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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 +6 173 £40,000 +14.28% 34
Bradford +12 30 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Halifax -12 16 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wakefield -20 4 - - 1
Bingley - 4 £35,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 165 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (30.63%) SQL
3 121 (28.07%) Finance
4 91 (21.11%) Microsoft
5 79 (18.33%) Test Scripting
6 78 (18.10%) Project Management
7 65 (15.08%) Manual Testing
7 65 (15.08%) Line Management
8 62 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (14.39%) Unit Testing
9 61 (14.15%) .NET
10 57 (13.23%) TDD
11 56 (12.99%) Java
11 56 (12.99%) SQL Server
12 55 (12.76%) MS Excel
12 55 (12.76%) Mentoring
13 53 (12.30%) Degree
14 52 (12.06%) Oracle
15 51 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 49 (11.37%) Automated Testing
17 48 (11.14%) Non-Functional Testing
18 47 (10.90%) ISEB
19 45 (10.44%) Configuration Management
19 45 (10.44%) JavaScript
19 45 (10.44%) Regression Testing
20 43 (9.98%) Test Strategy
21 42 (9.74%) Software Testing
21 42 (9.74%) C#
22 40 (9.28%) JUnit
23 39 (9.05%) Automation Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.78%) IIS
2 11 (2.55%) Apache
3 10 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.16%) CMS
5 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.70%) Node.js
6 3 (0.70%) nginx
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.46%) JBoss
7 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.46%) Mule
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.46%) SAS
7 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 55 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.41%) MS Office
3 17 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.02%) SPSS
5 10 (2.32%) MS Project
6 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.16%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.16%) FreeHand
7 5 (1.16%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.70%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.46%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
1 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.70%) Route 53
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.32%) DNS
3 9 (2.09%) Firewall
4 5 (1.16%) Intranet
4 5 (1.16%) HTTP
5 4 (0.93%) Internet
6 3 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
7 2 (0.46%) ATM
7 2 (0.46%) LAN
8 1 (0.23%) VoIP
8 1 (0.23%) WAN
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.55%) DB2
7 10 (2.32%) MySQL
7 10 (2.32%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.86%) Big Data
8 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (9.28%) JUnit
2 37 (8.58%) Selenium
3 36 (8.35%) NUnit
4 29 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (5.57%) Visual Studio
6 20 (4.64%) JIRA
7 17 (3.94%) SoapUI
8 14 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.78%) FitNesse
10 10 (2.32%) Hudson
10 10 (2.32%) Jenkins
11 9 (2.09%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
13 7 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.62%) Subversion
14 6 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
16 4 (0.93%) Ranorex
17 3 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 121 (28.07%) Finance
2 24 (5.57%) Retail
3 21 (4.87%) Banking
4 16 (3.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.32%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.86%) Marketing
8 5 (1.16%) Legal
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
9 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 199 (46.17%) Analyst
2 142 (32.95%) Test Analyst
3 49 (11.37%) Senior Analyst
4 43 (9.98%) Developer
5 41 (9.51%) Senior Test Analyst
6 36 (8.35%) QA Analyst
7 24 (5.57%) Team Leader
7 24 (5.57%) Project Manager
8 20 (4.64%) Architect
9 19 (4.41%) Tester
9 19 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
9 19 (4.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 18 (4.18%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.71%) Agile Test Analyst
12 15 (3.48%) Test Leader
12 15 (3.48%) Test Team Leader
13 14 (3.25%) PMO Manager
14 11 (2.55%) Test Engineer
15 10 (2.32%) Systems Architect
15 10 (2.32%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.15%) .NET
2 33 (7.66%) CSS
3 29 (6.73%) ASP.NET
4 25 (5.80%) XML
5 24 (5.57%) jQuery
6 23 (5.34%) HTML
6 23 (5.34%) Web Services
7 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.55%) RESTful
8 11 (2.55%) WCF
9 10 (2.32%) Symfony
9 10 (2.32%) Middleware
10 9 (2.09%) Modernizr
10 9 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.62%) SOAP
13 6 (1.39%) WebCenter
13 6 (1.39%) Ajax
14 5 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
14 5 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.80%) User Experience
3 13 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.02%) Visualisation
3 13 (3.02%) Mathematics
3 13 (3.02%) Statistics
3 13 (3.02%) Taxonomies
4 12 (2.78%) NHS
5 11 (2.55%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.32%) Informatics
6 10 (2.32%) Health Informatics
6 10 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.09%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.39%) Open Source
9 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.16%) Animation
9 5 (1.16%) GIS
10 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.42%) Linux
2 29 (6.73%) Windows
3 24 (5.57%) UNIX
4 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.39%) HPUX
4 6 (1.39%) Android
5 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.33%) Test Scripting
3 78 (18.10%) Project Management
4 65 (15.08%) Manual Testing
4 65 (15.08%) Line Management
5 62 (14.39%) Unit Testing
6 57 (13.23%) TDD
7 55 (12.76%) Mentoring
8 51 (11.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (11.37%) Automated Testing
10 48 (11.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 45 (10.44%) Configuration Management
11 45 (10.44%) Regression Testing
12 43 (9.98%) Test Strategy
13 42 (9.74%) Software Testing
14 39 (9.05%) Automation Testing
15 38 (8.82%) Coaching
15 38 (8.82%) Performance Testing
16 37 (8.58%) Agile Testing
17 28 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 132 (30.63%) SQL
2 56 (12.99%) Java
3 45 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.74%) C#
5 24 (5.57%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.71%) PHP
7 13 (3.02%) MATLAB
7 13 (3.02%) R
8 11 (2.55%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.55%) C++
9 7 (1.62%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.16%) Ruby
11 5 (1.16%) VBScript
12 4 (0.93%) Perl
12 4 (0.93%) Python
12 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.70%) C
13 3 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (12.30%) Degree
2 47 (10.90%) ISEB
3 23 (5.34%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (2.78%) VCP4
6 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.86%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.39%) HDFS
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) UAG
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) Puppet
2 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.70%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.70%) Control-M
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 91 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.06%) Oracle
3 13 (3.02%) Tableau
4 9 (2.09%) SAP
5 7 (1.62%) HP
6 6 (1.39%) Hyperion
6 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe
7 5 (1.16%) Macromedia
7 5 (1.16%) Citrix
7 5 (1.16%) IBM
7 5 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.93%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.70%) Percona
9 3 (0.70%) Endeca
10 2 (0.46%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.46%) VocaLink
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41500.00 - £51000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 44 minutes ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
QA
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £199.88 per week
Posted: 10 days ago