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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 169 236 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.65% 5.32% 3.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.95% 44.44% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 141 183 176
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
423 531 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.65% 11.96% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 364 395 460
Median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 126 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Bradford -5 29 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Halifax -3 5 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Wakefield 0 2 - - 2
Huddersfield - 2 £29,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 209 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.14%) SQL
3 93 (26.57%) Selenium
4 91 (26.00%) Finance
5 87 (24.86%) Test Strategy
6 85 (24.29%) Software Testing
7 79 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (19.14%) Waterfall
9 65 (18.57%) Scrum
10 62 (17.71%) Test Automation
11 58 (16.57%) ISEB
11 58 (16.57%) Java
12 57 (16.29%) C#
12 57 (16.29%) E-Commerce
13 52 (14.86%) Functional Testing
14 50 (14.29%) ISTQB
15 49 (14.00%) IT Governance
16 48 (13.71%) Test Management
16 48 (13.71%) Retail
16 48 (13.71%) Software Delivery
17 45 (12.86%) .NET
18 44 (12.57%) Oracle
18 44 (12.57%) SoapUI
19 43 (12.29%) Mentoring
20 41 (11.71%) Cucumber
21 40 (11.43%) Automated Testing
21 40 (11.43%) Legal
21 40 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 39 (11.14%) SQL Server
22 39 (11.14%) ITIL

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 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.14%) Apache
3 3 (0.86%) nginx
4 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
4 2 (0.57%) Drupal
4 2 (0.57%) IIS
4 2 (0.57%) JBoss
4 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.57%) WordPress
5 1 (0.29%) Jetty
5 1 (0.29%) Kentico
5 1 (0.29%) Moodle
5 1 (0.29%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.14%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.57%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Heroku
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.57%) LDAP
2 6 (1.71%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.14%) LAN
4 3 (0.86%) HTTP
5 2 (0.57%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) CTI
6 1 (0.29%) DHCP
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 20 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.29%) MySQL
6 7 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.43%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.86%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.29%) QlikView
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (26.57%) Selenium
2 44 (12.57%) SoapUI
3 41 (11.71%) Cucumber
4 31 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.57%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.71%) Git (software)
7 13 (3.71%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.14%) JMeter
8 11 (3.14%) Maven
9 10 (2.86%) JIRA
10 8 (2.29%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.00%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.00%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.00%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.71%) Gatling
12 6 (1.71%) JUnit
13 5 (1.43%) Gradle
13 5 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.43%) Ranorex
General
1 91 (26.00%) Finance
2 48 (13.71%) Retail
3 40 (11.43%) Legal
4 36 (10.29%) Banking
5 10 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.71%) Marketing
7 5 (1.43%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (34.86%) Analyst
2 69 (19.71%) Test Analyst
3 59 (16.86%) Test Engineer
4 42 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 39 (11.14%) Developer
6 30 (8.57%) Consultant
7 27 (7.71%) Tester
8 26 (7.43%) QA Analyst
9 20 (5.71%) Architect
9 20 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 20 (5.71%) QA Tester
9 20 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 20 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 20 (5.71%) Web Analyst
10 18 (5.14%) Web Test Analyst
11 17 (4.86%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.86%) Lead Test Analyst
12 16 (4.57%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.86%) .NET
2 27 (7.71%) HTML
3 22 (6.29%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.14%) Web Services
5 16 (4.57%) WCF
6 15 (4.29%) SOAP
7 14 (4.00%) XML
8 12 (3.43%) Spring
9 11 (3.14%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.14%) jQuery
10 10 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.86%) CSS
11 9 (2.57%) WinForms
12 8 (2.29%) WPF
13 7 (2.00%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (1.43%) JSON
15 5 (1.43%) PowerMock
16 3 (0.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.29%) User Experience
3 12 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (2.29%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.14%) e-Health
8 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) Animation
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.29%) SCORM
9 1 (0.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.57%) Windows
2 7 (2.00%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.29%) VMS
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (59.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.86%) Test Strategy
3 85 (24.29%) Software Testing
4 79 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (19.14%) Waterfall
6 65 (18.57%) Scrum
7 62 (17.71%) Test Automation
8 57 (16.29%) E-Commerce
9 52 (14.86%) Functional Testing
10 49 (14.00%) IT Governance
11 48 (13.71%) Software Delivery
11 48 (13.71%) Test Management
12 43 (12.29%) Mentoring
13 40 (11.43%) Automated Testing
14 39 (11.14%) ITIL
15 37 (10.57%) Defect Tracking
15 37 (10.57%) Regression Testing
16 36 (10.29%) Kanban
17 33 (9.43%) Project Management
18 32 (9.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.14%) SQL
2 58 (16.57%) Java
3 57 (16.29%) C#
4 29 (8.29%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.00%) ABAP
7 6 (1.71%) PHP
7 6 (1.71%) Python
7 6 (1.71%) Scala
8 5 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.43%) Ruby
9 4 (1.14%) C++
9 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) C
11 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.57%) VBA
12 1 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.29%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (16.57%) ISEB
2 50 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 40 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 37 (10.57%) Degree
5 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.57%) APMP
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.29%) CEH
8 1 (0.29%) CISMP
8 1 (0.29%) CISSP
8 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (12.57%) Oracle
2 33 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.71%) SAP
4 6 (1.71%) HP
5 3 (0.86%) IBM
6 2 (0.57%) Epicor
6 2 (0.57%) Remedy
6 2 (0.57%) Sony
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) Apple
7 1 (0.29%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) New Relic
7 1 (0.29%) Nintex
7 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.29%) Progress
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.29%) Verint
7 1 (0.29%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: 5% Pension & 28.5 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
SSP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 19 days ago