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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 71 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 125 210 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.58% 4.92% 3.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.07% 40.00% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 169 158
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
378 525 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.84% 12.30% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 325 415 468
Median salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -17 98 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Bradford +5 14 £50,000 +37.93%
Halifax +3 5 £35,000 -36.36% 6
Wakefield +2 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £26,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 193 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.48%) SQL
3 86 (27.22%) Selenium
4 84 (26.58%) Test Strategy
5 79 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 76 (24.05%) Finance
7 66 (20.89%) Java
8 65 (20.57%) Waterfall
9 63 (19.94%) Scrum
10 61 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 57 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (16.77%) ISEB
13 51 (16.14%) C#
13 51 (16.14%) Functional Testing
14 50 (15.82%) Software Delivery
15 47 (14.87%) Test Management
16 46 (14.56%) Automated Testing
16 46 (14.56%) ISTQB
17 45 (14.24%) Cucumber
17 45 (14.24%) Oracle
18 44 (13.92%) .NET
18 44 (13.92%) E-Commerce
18 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
19 40 (12.66%) Retail
19 40 (12.66%) IT Governance
19 40 (12.66%) Kanban
20 39 (12.34%) Regression Testing
20 39 (12.34%) Defect Tracking
21 38 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 38 (12.03%) SoapUI

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 (1.90%) Apache
2 5 (1.58%) JBoss
2 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.27%) Jetty
4 3 (0.95%) Drupal
4 3 (0.95%) IIS
4 3 (0.95%) nginx
4 3 (0.95%) WordPress
5 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Kentico
6 1 (0.32%) Moodle
6 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.63%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Heroku
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) LDAP
1 7 (2.22%) Unified Communications
2 5 (1.58%) HTTP
2 5 (1.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.13%) Relational Database
1 32 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.53%) MySQL
5 5 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.58%) CouchDB
5 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.27%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.27%) Redis
6 4 (1.27%) Riak
7 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 86 (27.22%) Selenium
2 45 (14.24%) Cucumber
3 38 (12.03%) SoapUI
4 27 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (6.33%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.01%) WebDriver
7 14 (4.43%) JMeter
8 13 (4.11%) Git (software)
8 13 (4.11%) JIRA
9 12 (3.80%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.80%) Maven
10 8 (2.53%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.22%) Gatling
11 7 (2.22%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.90%) JUnit
12 6 (1.90%) MSTest
13 5 (1.58%) Gradle
13 5 (1.58%) Mockito
13 5 (1.58%) TestNG
General
1 76 (24.05%) Finance
2 40 (12.66%) Retail
3 35 (11.08%) Legal
4 29 (9.18%) Banking
5 10 (3.16%) Advertising
6 9 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (33.54%) Analyst
2 59 (18.67%) Test Analyst
3 58 (18.35%) Test Engineer
4 48 (15.19%) Senior Test Engineer
5 36 (11.39%) Developer
6 26 (8.23%) QA Analyst
7 24 (7.59%) Tester
8 20 (6.33%) Consultant
8 20 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 18 (5.70%) QA Tester
10 17 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (5.38%) Web Analyst
11 16 (5.06%) Lead Test Analyst
12 15 (4.75%) .NET Developer
12 15 (4.75%) Architect
12 15 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.75%) Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.75%) Web Test Analyst
13 14 (4.43%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (13.92%) .NET
2 31 (9.81%) HTML
3 21 (6.65%) XML
4 16 (5.06%) ASP.NET
4 16 (5.06%) Web Services
5 15 (4.75%) CSS
5 15 (4.75%) SOAP
6 14 (4.43%) WCF
7 13 (4.11%) Spring
8 11 (3.48%) jQuery
9 9 (2.85%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.53%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.53%) WPF
11 7 (2.22%) WinForms
12 6 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (1.58%) JSON
13 5 (1.58%) PowerMock
14 4 (1.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.43%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.11%) User Experience
4 8 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.27%) e-Health
8 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Animation
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.32%) FMCG
9 1 (0.32%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.80%) Windows
2 9 (2.85%) Linux
3 2 (0.63%) Unix
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (26.58%) Test Strategy
3 79 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 65 (20.57%) Waterfall
5 63 (19.94%) Scrum
6 61 (19.30%) Test Automation
7 57 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (16.14%) Functional Testing
9 50 (15.82%) Software Delivery
10 47 (14.87%) Test Management
11 46 (14.56%) Automated Testing
12 44 (13.92%) E-Commerce
12 44 (13.92%) Mentoring
13 40 (12.66%) IT Governance
13 40 (12.66%) Kanban
14 39 (12.34%) Defect Tracking
14 39 (12.34%) Regression Testing
15 37 (11.71%) BDD
16 35 (11.08%) TDD
17 32 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (28.48%) SQL
2 66 (20.89%) Java
3 51 (16.14%) C#
4 24 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.28%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.43%) Python
7 8 (2.53%) PHP
7 8 (2.53%) Scala
8 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.58%) Ruby
9 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.95%) C++
11 2 (0.63%) C
11 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) ABAP
12 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge ABL
12 1 (0.32%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (16.77%) ISEB
2 46 (14.56%) ISTQB
3 38 (12.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (8.86%) Degree
5 5 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.63%) APMP
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.32%) CEH
8 1 (0.32%) CISMP
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.22%) SLA
3 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) SDET
5 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (14.24%) Oracle
2 25 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.16%) SAP
4 6 (1.90%) HP
5 2 (0.63%) Epicor
5 2 (0.63%) IBM
5 2 (0.63%) Remedy
5 2 (0.63%) Sony
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.32%) Nintex
6 1 (0.32%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.32%) Progress
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £82,500
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 days ago