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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 184 261 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.65% 5.52% 3.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.02% 45.31% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 168 199 144
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £27,500 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
497 576 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.55% 12.18% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 424 445 422
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,360 £27,950 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -8 92 £37,750 -5.62% 18
Bradford -2 64 £55,000 +34.96% 8
Halifax -18 9 £51,250 +105.00% 1
Wakefield -7 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Huddersfield +12 4 £40,000 +52.38% 1
Wetherby - 2 £28,500 -
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 217 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (29.36%) Finance
3 95 (27.62%) SQL
4 93 (27.03%) Selenium
5 88 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (23.26%) Software Testing
7 77 (22.38%) Scrum
8 71 (20.64%) Test Strategy
9 62 (18.02%) E-Commerce
10 61 (17.73%) Waterfall
11 58 (16.86%) Test Automation
12 56 (16.28%) .NET
12 56 (16.28%) ISEB
13 55 (15.99%) C#
14 52 (15.12%) SDLC
15 50 (14.53%) SQL Server
15 50 (14.53%) Functional Testing
16 49 (14.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 46 (13.37%) Microsoft
17 46 (13.37%) Retail
18 43 (12.50%) Banking
18 43 (12.50%) Legal
19 41 (11.92%) SoapUI
19 41 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.34%) Manual Testing
20 39 (11.34%) ISTQB
20 39 (11.34%) Degree
20 39 (11.34%) Java
21 37 (10.76%) IT Governance
22 36 (10.47%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.45%) CMS
3 4 (1.16%) Kentico
3 4 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 3 (0.87%) Drupal
4 3 (0.87%) WordPress
5 2 (0.58%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) nginx
5 2 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) Jetty
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.16%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) LDAP
2 4 (1.16%) FTP
2 4 (1.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) Network Security
3 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.29%) CTI
4 1 (0.29%) DHCP
4 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.33%) MySQL
5 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.87%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.58%) DB2
10 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 93 (27.03%) Selenium
2 49 (14.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (11.92%) SoapUI
4 26 (7.56%) JIRA
5 19 (5.52%) WebDriver
6 16 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 14 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 13 (3.78%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.62%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.03%) Subversion
11 6 (1.74%) NeoLoad
11 6 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.45%) TestDirector
12 5 (1.45%) TestNG
13 4 (1.16%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.16%) WebSpeed
14 3 (0.87%) JMeter
14 3 (0.87%) Ranorex
14 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (29.36%) Finance
2 46 (13.37%) Retail
3 43 (12.50%) Banking
3 43 (12.50%) Legal
4 9 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.03%) Games
5 7 (2.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Electronics
6 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 131 (38.08%) Analyst
2 81 (23.55%) Test Analyst
3 45 (13.08%) Developer
4 43 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 39 (11.34%) Tester
6 26 (7.56%) QA Tester
7 25 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
8 24 (6.98%) Consultant
9 23 (6.69%) Lead Test Analyst
10 20 (5.81%) Web Analyst
10 20 (5.81%) Web Test Analyst
11 19 (5.52%) Architect
11 19 (5.52%) QA Analyst
11 19 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.23%) Lead Architect
12 18 (5.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 18 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
13 16 (4.65%) Software Tester
13 16 (4.65%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.28%) .NET
2 34 (9.88%) HTML
3 26 (7.56%) ASP.NET
4 24 (6.98%) CSS
5 20 (5.81%) XML
6 16 (4.65%) Web Services
7 14 (4.07%) SOAP
8 10 (2.91%) jQuery
9 9 (2.62%) WCF
10 8 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.03%) HTML5
12 6 (1.74%) CSS3
12 6 (1.74%) WinForms
13 5 (1.45%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.45%) Sass
13 5 (1.45%) XHTML
14 4 (1.16%) LESS
14 4 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.36%) User Experience
3 13 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.03%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.45%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.45%) Cybercrime
7 5 (1.45%) iPad
8 4 (1.16%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.16%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.87%) Statistics
10 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.29%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) IVR
11 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.03%) Linux
2 5 (1.45%) Windows
3 4 (1.16%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 77 (22.38%) Scrum
5 71 (20.64%) Test Strategy
6 62 (18.02%) E-Commerce
7 61 (17.73%) Waterfall
8 58 (16.86%) Test Automation
9 52 (15.12%) SDLC
10 50 (14.53%) Functional Testing
11 39 (11.34%) Manual Testing
12 37 (10.76%) IT Governance
13 36 (10.47%) Non-Functional Testing
14 34 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (9.88%) Test Scripting
15 31 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (8.43%) Automation Testing
16 29 (8.43%) Mentoring
16 29 (8.43%) Project Management
16 29 (8.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 95 (27.62%) SQL
2 55 (15.99%) C#
3 39 (11.34%) Java
4 29 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.52%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.94%) PHP
7 14 (4.07%) Python
8 8 (2.33%) Ruby
9 7 (2.03%) ABAP
10 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.16%) C++
11 4 (1.16%) OpenEdge ABL
11 4 (1.16%) Progress 4GL
11 4 (1.16%) R
12 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.58%) Scala
13 2 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (16.28%) ISEB
2 39 (11.34%) Degree
2 39 (11.34%) ISTQB
3 28 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.58%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.16%) WAI
3 2 (0.58%) SDET
4 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.43%) Oracle
3 12 (3.49%) SAP
4 4 (1.16%) Progress
5 2 (0.58%) EMC
5 2 (0.58%) IBM
5 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco
6 1 (0.29%) Facebook
6 1 (0.29%) Google
6 1 (0.29%) HP
6 1 (0.29%) hybris
6 1 (0.29%) New Relic
6 1 (0.29%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.29%) Siebel
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.29%) Tableau
6 1 (0.29%) Verint
6 1 (0.29%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car, bonus scheme, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28197.00 - £30676.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bradford
Anchor Trust
Salary: Competitive & negotiable DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 21 days ago