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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 266 304 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.94% 6.06% 7.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.36% 47.72% 57.93%
Number of salaries quoted 197 238 226
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
508 637 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.34% 12.69% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 360 487 375
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 £29,400 £23,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £52,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -15 134 £35,750 +2.14% 12
Bradford +16 65 £42,000 -4.00% 6
Halifax -2 26 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Bingley - 6 £35,000 -
Huddersfield -11 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Wakefield -3 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 148 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (28.86%) Finance
3 133 (27.03%) SQL
4 82 (16.67%) SDLC
5 77 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (15.04%) ISEB
7 70 (14.23%) Microsoft
7 70 (14.23%) Java
8 66 (13.41%) Test Scripting
9 63 (12.80%) .NET
9 63 (12.80%) Oracle
10 62 (12.60%) Project Management
11 61 (12.40%) Unit Testing
12 59 (11.99%) C#
12 59 (11.99%) Mentoring
13 57 (11.59%) Line Management
14 55 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 55 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 55 (11.18%) Degree
15 53 (10.77%) Selenium
15 53 (10.77%) Coaching
16 48 (9.76%) Manual Testing
16 48 (9.76%) Automated Testing
16 48 (9.76%) TDD
17 47 (9.55%) Test Strategy
18 46 (9.35%) Regression Testing
19 44 (8.94%) Retail
20 43 (8.74%) SQL Server
21 42 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
22 41 (8.33%) Business Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (2.24%) IIS
2 8 (1.63%) Apache
3 7 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.61%) MTS
6 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.41%) JBoss
7 2 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.85%) MS Office
3 13 (2.64%) SPSS
4 10 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.42%) MS Project
6 3 (0.61%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) Firewall
2 12 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.83%) DNS
4 5 (1.02%) HTTP
5 4 (0.81%) FTP
5 4 (0.81%) LAN
6 3 (0.61%) WAN
6 3 (0.61%) Internet
7 2 (0.41%) DHCP
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (3.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.24%) TKPROF
10 10 (2.03%) Big Data
11 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.83%) MySQL
12 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.61%) DB2
14 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 53 (10.77%) Selenium
2 33 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 28 (5.69%) JUnit
5 25 (5.08%) SoapUI
5 25 (5.08%) NUnit
6 24 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 16 (3.25%) Selenium IDE
8 15 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.64%) Subversion
10 10 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.03%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.83%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.83%) JIRA
12 8 (1.63%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.63%) Hudson
13 6 (1.22%) FitNesse
14 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (0.61%) Synon
15 3 (0.61%) Firebug
General
1 142 (28.86%) Finance
2 44 (8.94%) Retail
3 32 (6.50%) Banking
4 12 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.83%) Marketing
6 8 (1.63%) Legal
6 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.61%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 203 (41.26%) Analyst
2 105 (21.34%) Test Analyst
3 57 (11.59%) Developer
4 44 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 40 (8.13%) Senior Analyst
6 37 (7.52%) QA Analyst
7 32 (6.50%) Senior Test Analyst
8 28 (5.69%) Tester
9 27 (5.49%) Team Leader
10 26 (5.28%) Test Manager
11 23 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 23 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (3.46%) Oracle Developer
13 16 (3.25%) QA Manager
13 16 (3.25%) Architect
14 15 (3.05%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
15 14 (2.85%) Systems Architect
15 14 (2.85%) Business Architect
16 12 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
16 12 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.80%) .NET
2 29 (5.89%) CSS
3 26 (5.28%) ASP.NET
4 22 (4.47%) jQuery
5 21 (4.27%) XML
6 17 (3.46%) Web Services
7 13 (2.64%) HTML
8 11 (2.24%) Apache Flex
8 11 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.03%) WCF
10 9 (1.83%) Symfony
10 9 (1.83%) RESTful
10 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (1.63%) XSLT
12 7 (1.42%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.22%) Modernizr
13 6 (1.22%) WebCenter
13 6 (1.22%) Middleware
14 5 (1.02%) Ajax
14 5 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.47%) Data Integration
3 15 (3.05%) GIS
3 15 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.64%) Statistics
4 13 (2.64%) Taxonomies
4 13 (2.64%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.64%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.03%) User Experience
6 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.22%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.61%) Health Informatics
9 3 (0.61%) Informatics
9 3 (0.61%) AS400
9 3 (0.61%) NHS
10 2 (0.41%) Social Media
10 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.10%) UNIX
2 27 (5.49%) Linux
3 17 (3.46%) Windows
4 8 (1.63%) Solaris
5 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.22%) HPUX
6 5 (1.02%) Android
6 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (16.67%) SDLC
3 66 (13.41%) Test Scripting
4 62 (12.60%) Project Management
5 61 (12.40%) Unit Testing
6 59 (11.99%) Mentoring
7 57 (11.59%) Line Management
8 55 (11.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 55 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 53 (10.77%) Coaching
10 48 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 48 (9.76%) TDD
10 48 (9.76%) Automated Testing
11 47 (9.55%) Test Strategy
12 46 (9.35%) Regression Testing
13 42 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
14 41 (8.33%) Business Analysis
15 40 (8.13%) Configuration Management
16 32 (6.50%) Automation Testing
17 31 (6.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 133 (27.03%) SQL
2 70 (14.23%) Java
3 59 (11.99%) C#
4 30 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.67%) T-SQL
5 23 (4.67%) PL/SQL
6 22 (4.47%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.64%) MATLAB
7 13 (2.64%) R
8 12 (2.44%) PHP
9 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.22%) C++
11 3 (0.61%) VBScript
11 3 (0.61%) VB
11 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.41%) Ruby
13 1 (0.20%) C
13 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 74 (15.04%) ISEB
2 55 (11.18%) Degree
3 36 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) MCITP
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) SLA
2 8 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.22%) HDFS
2 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 11 (2.24%) Control-M
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.20%) logstash
3 1 (0.20%) Graylog
Vendors
1 70 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.80%) Oracle
3 20 (4.07%) HP
4 14 (2.85%) IBM
5 13 (2.64%) Tableau
6 11 (2.24%) Endeca
7 8 (1.63%) Citrix
8 6 (1.22%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.61%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco
10 2 (0.41%) Facebook
10 2 (0.41%) Twitter
10 2 (0.41%) VMware
10 2 (0.41%) Splunk
10 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.20%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.20%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.20%) Northgate
11 1 (0.20%) Rackspace
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + pension, medical, life
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cordant Group PLC
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Glo
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 days ago