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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 195 223 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.46% 4.60% 5.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.59% 38.12% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 167 175 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
533 585 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.20% 12.06% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 433 461 391
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +1 159 £40,000 - 22
Bradford -20 16 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Halifax -17 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Wakefield +12 2 £44,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (30.19%) SQL
3 112 (27.05%) Finance
4 91 (21.98%) .NET
5 75 (18.12%) Mentoring
6 72 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 70 (16.91%) ISEB
7 70 (16.91%) Test Scripting
8 66 (15.94%) Selenium
9 64 (15.46%) Degree
10 61 (14.73%) Java
11 58 (14.01%) C#
12 56 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 56 (13.53%) SDLC
13 55 (13.29%) Software Testing
14 53 (12.80%) ISTQB
14 53 (12.80%) Project Management
15 52 (12.56%) MS Excel
16 51 (12.32%) SQL Server
17 49 (11.84%) Automated Testing
17 49 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
18 46 (11.11%) E-Commerce
19 45 (10.87%) Regression Testing
20 44 (10.63%) Scrum
20 44 (10.63%) T-SQL
20 44 (10.63%) CSS
20 44 (10.63%) Functional Testing
21 43 (10.39%) Cucumber
21 43 (10.39%) BDD
21 43 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (2.90%) Node.js
2 11 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.97%) Confluence
4 4 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.48%) CMS
5 2 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.97%) MS Office
3 21 (5.07%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.69%) MS Project
6 4 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.21%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) HTTP
2 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.48%) Firewall
3 2 (0.48%) FTP
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.69%) Big Data
9 6 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.21%) DB2
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.97%) SSDT
12 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.48%) OLAP
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.48%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (15.94%) Selenium
2 56 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (10.39%) Cucumber
4 35 (8.45%) JMeter
5 34 (8.21%) SoapUI
6 30 (7.25%) JIRA
7 26 (6.28%) JUnit
8 22 (5.31%) NeoLoad
9 21 (5.07%) Visual Studio
9 21 (5.07%) WebDriver
10 11 (2.66%) Jenkins
11 10 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.93%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.45%) Maven
14 5 (1.21%) Git (software)
14 5 (1.21%) SilkTest
15 4 (0.97%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.97%) tSQLt
16 3 (0.72%) HP UFT
General
1 112 (27.05%) Finance
2 29 (7.00%) Legal
3 27 (6.52%) Retail
4 16 (3.86%) Banking
5 8 (1.93%) Marketing
6 6 (1.45%) Law
7 5 (1.21%) Electronics
7 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 177 (42.75%) Analyst
2 102 (24.64%) Test Analyst
3 61 (14.73%) Developer
4 57 (13.77%) Tester
5 50 (12.08%) Test Engineer
6 46 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 42 (10.14%) QA Tester
8 41 (9.90%) Test Leader
9 40 (9.66%) QA Test Analyst
10 33 (7.97%) QA Engineer
11 25 (6.04%) Senior Developer
12 24 (5.80%) Test Manager
13 22 (5.31%) Systems Analyst
14 20 (4.83%) Business Analyst
15 19 (4.59%) Business Systems Analyst
15 19 (4.59%) Lead Test Analyst
15 19 (4.59%) QA Leader
15 19 (4.59%) QA Test Engineer
16 17 (4.11%) Database Developer
16 17 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.98%) .NET
2 44 (10.63%) CSS
3 41 (9.90%) XML
4 33 (7.97%) Web Services
5 28 (6.76%) HTML
6 27 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 21 (5.07%) jQuery
8 20 (4.83%) REST
9 19 (4.59%) SOAP
10 13 (3.14%) Spring
11 12 (2.90%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.42%) Apache Flex
13 8 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.69%) J2EE
15 6 (1.45%) JSON
16 5 (1.21%) HTML5
16 5 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 4 (0.97%) Java EE
17 4 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.42%) User Experience
5 6 (1.45%) DataPower
5 6 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.21%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.21%) Fintech
6 5 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.72%) AS400
7 3 (0.72%) iSeries
7 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.72%) RIA
8 2 (0.48%) Blog
8 2 (0.48%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.48%) FMCG
9 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.04%) Linux
2 19 (4.59%) Windows
3 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.24%) AIX
6 1 (0.24%) Unix
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.12%) Mentoring
3 70 (16.91%) Test Scripting
4 56 (13.53%) SDLC
5 55 (13.29%) Software Testing
6 53 (12.80%) Project Management
7 49 (11.84%) Automated Testing
8 46 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 45 (10.87%) Regression Testing
10 44 (10.63%) Functional Testing
10 44 (10.63%) Scrum
11 43 (10.39%) BDD
12 42 (10.14%) TDD
13 36 (8.70%) Test Strategy
14 34 (8.21%) Coaching
14 34 (8.21%) Line Management
14 34 (8.21%) Software Engineering
15 33 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (7.97%) Waterfall
16 31 (7.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (30.19%) SQL
2 61 (14.73%) Java
3 58 (14.01%) C#
4 44 (10.63%) T-SQL
5 40 (9.66%) JavaScript
6 16 (3.86%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.69%) C
8 6 (1.45%) Ruby
9 5 (1.21%) PHP
10 4 (0.97%) C++
11 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.48%) VB
13 1 (0.24%) Groovy
13 1 (0.24%) Python
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.24%) VB6
13 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (16.91%) ISEB
2 64 (15.46%) Degree
3 53 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 43 (10.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.21%) HND
8 2 (0.48%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.48%) CISA
8 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.24%) ECDL
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.24%) MCT
9 1 (0.24%) MOS
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) SDET
2 7 (1.69%) HL7
3 6 (1.45%) SLA
4 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.48%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Docker
1 3 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.45%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.72%) Puppet
4 2 (0.48%) nmon
Vendors
1 72 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.80%) Oracle
3 9 (2.17%) HP
4 8 (1.93%) IBM
5 5 (1.21%) EMC
5 5 (1.21%) Telerik
6 4 (0.97%) SAP
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.24%) Epicor
8 1 (0.24%) Informatica
8 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Castleford
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £100000 per annum + PACKAGE depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Huge Benefit package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum 30-50K+
Posted: 27 days ago