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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 295 267 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.31% 5.42% 7.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.30% 44.35% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 226 194 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
564 602 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.07% 12.22% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 412 415 329
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 £27,350 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 -14 141 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Bradford +10 80 £41,500 -5.14% 6
Halifax +1 30 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Huddersfield -14 4 £29,250 -31.17% 1
Bingley - 2 £35,000 -
Wakefield -6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 174 (31.02%) Finance
2 162 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (26.92%) SQL
4 98 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (17.11%) ISEB
6 83 (14.80%) Microsoft
7 82 (14.62%) C#
8 79 (14.08%) .NET
9 78 (13.90%) Java
10 75 (13.37%) Mentoring
11 74 (13.19%) Test Scripting
12 73 (13.01%) Project Management
13 70 (12.48%) SDLC
14 64 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 62 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (10.70%) Line Management
17 57 (10.16%) Coaching
17 57 (10.16%) Oracle
17 57 (10.16%) Unit Testing
18 56 (9.98%) Business Analysis
19 55 (9.80%) TDD
19 55 (9.80%) Degree
19 55 (9.80%) Selenium
20 53 (9.45%) ISTQB
21 51 (9.09%) Test Strategy
21 51 (9.09%) Regression Testing
22 48 (8.56%) SQL Server
22 48 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
23 45 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
24 44 (7.84%) Business Intelligence

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.43%) IIS
2 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (1.07%) Apache
5 4 (0.71%) MTS
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.85%) MS Office
3 14 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.32%) SPSS
5 7 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.07%) Firewall
3 5 (0.89%) HTTP
4 4 (0.71%) FTP
4 4 (0.71%) DNS
5 3 (0.53%) LAN
5 3 (0.53%) WAN
5 3 (0.53%) Internet
6 2 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) VoIP
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (4.28%) Oracle Database
5 22 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (3.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 17 (3.03%) Big Data
8 16 (2.85%) TKPROF
8 16 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.43%) MySQL
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.07%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (9.80%) Selenium
2 48 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (6.77%) Visual Studio
4 27 (4.81%) WebDriver
5 25 (4.46%) SoapUI
6 20 (3.57%) Subversion
7 19 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
8 18 (3.21%) Cucumber
8 18 (3.21%) JUnit
9 16 (2.85%) NUnit
10 10 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.78%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.60%) JIRA
12 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.07%) Hudson
13 6 (1.07%) JMeter
14 4 (0.71%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.71%) Maven
14 4 (0.71%) Firebug
General
1 174 (31.02%) Finance
2 43 (7.66%) Retail
3 35 (6.24%) Banking
4 18 (3.21%) Legal
5 13 (2.32%) Retail Banking
6 11 (1.96%) Marketing
6 11 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 216 (38.50%) Analyst
2 106 (18.89%) Test Analyst
3 74 (13.19%) Developer
4 56 (9.98%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.13%) Tester
6 37 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
6 37 (6.60%) QA Analyst
7 32 (5.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 29 (5.17%) Test Manager
9 25 (4.46%) Team Leader
10 22 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
11 21 (3.74%) Project Manager
11 21 (3.74%) Delivery Manager
12 19 (3.39%) QA Manager
13 18 (3.21%) Architect
14 16 (2.85%) Systems Architect
14 16 (2.85%) Business Architect
15 15 (2.67%) Test Engineer
15 15 (2.67%) Automation Tester
16 14 (2.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.08%) .NET
2 39 (6.95%) ASP.NET
3 36 (6.42%) CSS
4 33 (5.88%) XML
5 21 (3.74%) jQuery
6 18 (3.21%) Apache Flex
6 18 (3.21%) Web Services
7 16 (2.85%) WCF
7 16 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (2.32%) XSLT
10 11 (1.96%) HTML
11 9 (1.60%) REST
11 9 (1.60%) RESTful
12 7 (1.25%) Symfony
13 5 (0.89%) DOM
13 5 (0.89%) Ajax
14 4 (0.71%) SOAP
14 4 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
15 3 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.92%) Data Integration
3 20 (3.57%) GIS
4 19 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.50%) Statistics
5 14 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 13 (2.32%) Taxonomies
6 13 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.43%) User Experience
8 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.89%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.89%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.53%) NHS
11 3 (0.53%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.53%) Informatics
11 3 (0.53%) AS400
11 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.53%) Social Media
11 3 (0.53%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.53%) UNIX
2 21 (3.74%) Linux
3 12 (2.14%) Windows
4 8 (1.43%) Solaris
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) HPUX
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (13.37%) Mentoring
3 74 (13.19%) Test Scripting
4 73 (13.01%) Project Management
5 70 (12.48%) SDLC
6 64 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 62 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (10.70%) Line Management
9 57 (10.16%) Coaching
9 57 (10.16%) Unit Testing
10 56 (9.98%) Business Analysis
11 55 (9.80%) TDD
12 51 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 51 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 44 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (7.84%) Automated Testing
14 42 (7.49%) Manual Testing
15 39 (6.95%) Non-Functional Testing
16 33 (5.88%) Scrum
17 31 (5.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 151 (26.92%) SQL
2 82 (14.62%) C#
3 78 (13.90%) Java
4 33 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.70%) T-SQL
6 28 (4.99%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.32%) MATLAB
8 13 (2.32%) R
9 12 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.78%) PHP
11 7 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (0.53%) VBScript
12 3 (0.53%) VB
13 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.36%) Ruby
13 2 (0.36%) C
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 96 (17.11%) ISEB
2 55 (9.80%) Degree
3 53 (9.45%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 16 (2.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) APMP
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) MCSA
9 1 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.32%) SLA
2 11 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.07%) HDFS
2 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.85%) Tivoli
1 16 (2.85%) Control-M
2 13 (2.32%) 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 83 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.16%) Oracle
3 23 (4.10%) HP
4 18 (3.21%) IBM
5 16 (2.85%) Tableau
5 16 (2.85%) Endeca
6 8 (1.43%) Citrix
7 4 (0.71%) Capita
8 3 (0.53%) Fujitsu
8 3 (0.53%) Cisco
9 2 (0.36%) VMware
9 2 (0.36%) Pega
9 2 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.36%) Facebook
9 2 (0.36%) Twitter
10 1 (0.18%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.18%) Zend
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.18%) Splunk
10 1 (0.18%) Spiceworks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£47,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + remote working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago