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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 63 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 185 200 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.71% 5.55% 6.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.88% 49.14% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 136 161 189
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
546 407 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.96% 11.29% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 375 317 377
Average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 -39 126 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Halifax +15 37 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Bradford -11 12 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Huddersfield -3 10 £42,500 +97.67%
Wakefield 0 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Brighouse - 3 £18,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £47,217 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (39.67%) Project Management
2 140 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (25.89%) SQL
4 123 (25.68%) Test Scripting
5 111 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 103 (21.50%) Test Strategy
7 93 (19.42%) Web Services
8 92 (19.21%) XML
9 88 (18.37%) Regression Testing
10 87 (18.16%) SQL Server
11 85 (17.75%) Java
12 83 (17.33%) .NET
13 78 (16.28%) Finance
13 78 (16.28%) Scrum
14 68 (14.20%) JavaScript
15 67 (13.99%) E-Commerce
15 67 (13.99%) Microsoft
16 66 (13.78%) Selenium
17 60 (12.53%) Degree
18 54 (11.27%) SOAP
19 52 (10.86%) ISEB
20 51 (10.65%) PHP
20 51 (10.65%) Automated Testing
21 49 (10.23%) Linux
22 46 (9.60%) Software Testing
23 45 (9.39%) TDD
24 44 (9.19%) ITIL
25 43 (8.98%) HP Quality Center
25 43 (8.98%) Test Automation
26 42 (8.77%) Open Source

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (6.89%) Apache
1 33 (6.89%) Tomcat
1 33 (6.89%) WebSphere
2 32 (6.68%) WebLogic Portal
2 32 (6.68%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.51%) CMS
4 10 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.84%) Drupal
5 4 (0.84%) WordPress
6 3 (0.63%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.42%) Node.js
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Project
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) FreeHand
4 3 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.42%) osCommerce
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.10%) HTTP
1 34 (7.10%) Internet
2 32 (6.68%) AMQP
3 7 (1.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) DHCP
4 3 (0.63%) Firewall
4 3 (0.63%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.63%) VPN
4 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 2 (0.42%) LAN
6 1 (0.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.93%) MySQL
3 23 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.25%) DB2
11 5 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.63%) Big Data
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.42%) OLAP
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (13.78%) Selenium
2 32 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (6.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 30 (6.26%) Cucumber
4 23 (4.80%) WebDriver
5 22 (4.59%) SoapUI
6 21 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.18%) FitNesse
7 20 (4.18%) SpecFlow
8 15 (3.13%) JUnit
9 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.46%) JBehave
11 5 (1.04%) JIRA
11 5 (1.04%) JMeter
12 4 (0.84%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.84%) Subversion
12 4 (0.84%) Maven
12 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
12 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
General
1 78 (16.28%) Finance
2 18 (3.76%) Marketing
3 13 (2.71%) Retail
4 11 (2.30%) Banking
5 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Advertising
7 2 (0.42%) Legal
7 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (40.71%) Analyst
2 155 (32.36%) Test Analyst
3 104 (21.71%) Developer
4 85 (17.75%) Agile Test Analyst
5 63 (13.15%) Test Engineer
6 43 (8.98%) QA Analyst
7 37 (7.72%) Architect
8 36 (7.52%) Tester
9 34 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (6.26%) Senior Analyst
10 30 (6.26%) SQL Developer
11 29 (6.05%) Senior Developer
12 28 (5.85%) Senior Test Analyst
13 24 (5.01%) Support Analyst
14 22 (4.59%) Senior Test Engineer
15 21 (4.38%) Test Manager
16 18 (3.76%) Lead Developer
17 16 (3.34%) Test Leader
18 15 (3.13%) Senior Architect
18 15 (3.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.42%) Web Services
2 92 (19.21%) XML
3 83 (17.33%) .NET
4 54 (11.27%) SOAP
5 34 (7.10%) LAMP
6 32 (6.68%) ActiveMQ
6 32 (6.68%) RabbitMQ
6 32 (6.68%) J2EE
7 28 (5.85%) WSDL
7 28 (5.85%) XSD
8 22 (4.59%) HTML
9 18 (3.76%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.55%) Middleware
11 15 (3.13%) CSS
12 14 (2.92%) jQuery
13 7 (1.46%) HTML5
14 6 (1.25%) WCF
15 5 (1.04%) XHTML
15 5 (1.04%) Symfony
15 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.77%) Open Source
2 32 (6.68%) RIA
2 32 (6.68%) Symmetrix
2 32 (6.68%) Clustering
3 13 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.25%) EPoS
6 6 (1.25%) EFTPOS
6 6 (1.25%) STB
7 4 (0.84%) Social Media
7 4 (0.84%) FMCG
8 3 (0.63%) Animation
8 3 (0.63%) NHS
9 2 (0.42%) BBC
9 2 (0.42%) Blog
9 2 (0.42%) IVR
9 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.23%) Linux
2 32 (6.68%) Solaris
3 18 (3.76%) Windows
4 7 (1.46%) UNIX
5 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) zOS
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (39.67%) Project Management
2 140 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (25.68%) Test Scripting
4 111 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 103 (21.50%) Test Strategy
6 88 (18.37%) Regression Testing
7 78 (16.28%) Scrum
8 67 (13.99%) E-Commerce
9 51 (10.65%) Automated Testing
10 46 (9.60%) Software Testing
11 45 (9.39%) TDD
12 44 (9.19%) ITIL
13 43 (8.98%) Test Automation
14 39 (8.14%) UML
15 37 (7.72%) Technical Architecture
16 34 (7.10%) Load Testing
17 32 (6.68%) High Availability
17 32 (6.68%) Network Load Balancing
17 32 (6.68%) Content Management
18 30 (6.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (25.89%) SQL
2 85 (17.75%) Java
3 68 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 51 (10.65%) PHP
5 32 (6.68%) C#
6 20 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 20 (4.18%) Ruby
7 19 (3.97%) Perl
8 17 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.34%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.13%) Python
11 14 (2.92%) VB
12 13 (2.71%) C++
13 7 (1.46%) VB6
14 6 (1.25%) C
15 5 (1.04%) RPG
16 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.42%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.42%) ActionScript
17 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (12.53%) Degree
2 52 (10.86%) ISEB
3 22 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (4.18%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.63%) MCITP
7 3 (0.63%) MCSE
7 3 (0.63%) CCNA
7 3 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.42%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.01%) SLA
2 5 (1.04%) FATCA
2 5 (1.04%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.42%) GAAP
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (8.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.31%) Cisco
3 32 (6.68%) EMC
3 32 (6.68%) F5
4 30 (6.26%) Oracle
5 26 (5.43%) HP
6 21 (4.38%) Business Objects
7 16 (3.34%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (2.09%) IBM
9 8 (1.67%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.46%) SAP
11 3 (0.63%) Adobe
11 3 (0.63%) Macromedia
11 3 (0.63%) Capita
11 3 (0.63%) Zend
12 2 (0.42%) Applix
12 2 (0.42%) Cognos
12 2 (0.42%) Progress
12 2 (0.42%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.21%) Splunk
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago