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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 53 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing QA 281 217 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.88% 4.45% 6.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.82% 38.61% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 214 158 182
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
564 562 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.81% 11.54% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 425 387 319
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 144 £40,000 -7.51% 11
Bradford +18 71 £41,500 -2.35% 9
Halifax -7 26 £23,750 -26.92%
Huddersfield -13 4 £29,250 -31.17%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 173 (31.74%) Finance
2 170 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.24%) SQL
4 103 (18.90%) ISEB
5 92 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (15.60%) C#
7 82 (15.05%) .NET
8 81 (14.86%) Java
9 75 (13.76%) Microsoft
10 74 (13.58%) Test Scripting
11 69 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (12.48%) Mentoring
13 64 (11.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 61 (11.19%) Project Management
15 59 (10.83%) ISTQB
16 58 (10.64%) SDLC
17 55 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 54 (9.91%) Degree
19 51 (9.36%) Business Analysis
19 51 (9.36%) Line Management
20 50 (9.17%) Selenium
20 50 (9.17%) Test Strategy
20 50 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
21 49 (8.99%) Coaching
22 48 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
23 47 (8.62%) Oracle
23 47 (8.62%) SQL Server
23 47 (8.62%) Unit Testing
24 46 (8.44%) Regression Testing
25 43 (7.89%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.73%) MTS
4 4 (0.73%) IIS
5 2 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 33 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.57%) MS Office
3 11 (2.02%) SPSS
4 9 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.47%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.73%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.12%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.10%) Firewall
3 5 (0.92%) HTTP
4 4 (0.73%) FTP
4 4 (0.73%) LAN
4 4 (0.73%) WAN
5 3 (0.55%) DNS
5 3 (0.55%) Internet
6 2 (0.37%) SAN
6 2 (0.37%) Network Security
6 2 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 21 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (3.85%) Big Data
5 21 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
5 21 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (2.94%) TKPROF
8 14 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.28%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.10%) MySQL
13 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.92%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 55 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (9.17%) Selenium
3 37 (6.79%) Visual Studio
4 28 (5.14%) WebDriver
5 26 (4.77%) SoapUI
6 22 (4.04%) Selenium IDE
7 21 (3.85%) Subversion
8 17 (3.12%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.83%) JMeter
11 9 (1.65%) JUnit
12 8 (1.47%) NUnit
13 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
15 5 (0.92%) Maven
15 5 (0.92%) JIRA
15 5 (0.92%) NeoLoad
16 4 (0.73%) HP UFT
16 4 (0.73%) LoadRunner
16 4 (0.73%) Firebug
General
1 173 (31.74%) Finance
2 40 (7.34%) Retail
3 35 (6.42%) Banking
4 23 (4.22%) Legal
5 11 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.83%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.83%) Marketing
7 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 208 (38.17%) Analyst
2 103 (18.90%) Test Analyst
3 75 (13.76%) Developer
4 50 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 46 (8.44%) Tester
6 37 (6.79%) Test Manager
7 36 (6.61%) QA Analyst
8 35 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 25 (4.59%) QA Manager
11 23 (4.22%) Test Engineer
12 21 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
13 18 (3.30%) Team Leader
13 18 (3.30%) Architect
14 17 (3.12%) Automation Tester
15 16 (2.94%) Development Manager
15 16 (2.94%) QA Engineer
15 16 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
15 16 (2.94%) Software Manager
16 15 (2.75%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.05%) .NET
2 38 (6.97%) ASP.NET
3 33 (6.06%) XML
4 31 (5.69%) CSS
5 21 (3.85%) Apache Flex
6 18 (3.30%) WCF
7 16 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (2.75%) Web Services
9 14 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.39%) XSLT
10 13 (2.39%) jQuery
11 11 (2.02%) REST
12 8 (1.47%) HTML
13 6 (1.10%) SOAP
14 5 (0.92%) DOM
14 5 (0.92%) RESTful
15 4 (0.73%) Spring
15 4 (0.73%) WPF
15 4 (0.73%) .NET Framework
16 3 (0.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 92 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 20 (3.67%) GIS
4 12 (2.20%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.20%) Statistics
5 11 (2.02%) Taxonomies
5 11 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 5 (0.92%) User Experience
7 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.55%) Informatics
9 3 (0.55%) Health Informatics
9 3 (0.55%) Social Media
9 3 (0.55%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) AS400
10 1 (0.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.69%) UNIX
2 18 (3.30%) Linux
3 14 (2.57%) Windows
4 8 (1.47%) Solaris
5 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (13.58%) Test Scripting
3 69 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (12.48%) Mentoring
5 64 (11.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 61 (11.19%) Project Management
7 58 (10.64%) SDLC
8 51 (9.36%) Line Management
8 51 (9.36%) Business Analysis
9 50 (9.17%) Test Strategy
10 49 (8.99%) Coaching
11 48 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (8.62%) Unit Testing
13 46 (8.44%) Regression Testing
14 43 (7.89%) TDD
15 42 (7.71%) Automated Testing
16 36 (6.61%) Scrum
16 36 (6.61%) Non-Functional Testing
17 34 (6.24%) ITIL
18 33 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 143 (26.24%) SQL
2 85 (15.60%) C#
3 81 (14.86%) Java
4 38 (6.97%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.14%) PL/SQL
6 25 (4.59%) JavaScript
7 21 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.39%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.02%) R
9 11 (2.02%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.10%) C++
11 4 (0.73%) PHP
11 4 (0.73%) VB
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
13 2 (0.37%) C
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) XPath
14 1 (0.18%) Groovy
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 103 (18.90%) ISEB
2 59 (10.83%) ISTQB
3 54 (9.91%) Degree
4 21 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 16 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) MCITP
8 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) SLA
1 12 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.55%) HL7
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) HDFS
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 16 (2.94%) Control-M
2 12 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) logstash
3 1 (0.18%) Graylog
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.62%) Oracle
3 27 (4.95%) HP
4 23 (4.22%) IBM
5 18 (3.30%) Tableau
6 16 (2.94%) Endeca
7 6 (1.10%) Citrix
7 6 (1.10%) Capita
8 3 (0.55%) VMware
8 3 (0.55%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.37%) Facebook
9 2 (0.37%) Twitter
9 2 (0.37%) Pega
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos
10 1 (0.18%) Informatica
10 1 (0.18%) Nokia
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.18%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.18%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 22 days ago