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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 263 295 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.35% 5.75% 7.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.29% 45.95% 58.28%
Number of salaries quoted 186 240 235
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
523 642 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.64% 12.52% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 367 511 404
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 166 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Bradford +16 43 £44,000 -4.86% 4
Halifax -8 21 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Bingley - 7 £35,000 -
Wakefield -13 2 - - 1
Huddersfield -7 1 - -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 153 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (28.06%) SQL
3 125 (27.84%) Finance
4 87 (19.38%) Microsoft
5 69 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (14.70%) Unit Testing
6 66 (14.70%) Test Scripting
7 65 (14.48%) Java
8 64 (14.25%) Line Management
9 63 (14.03%) Project Management
10 62 (13.81%) Oracle
11 56 (12.47%) ISEB
11 56 (12.47%) Manual Testing
12 54 (12.03%) Degree
12 54 (12.03%) Mentoring
13 52 (11.58%) .NET
13 52 (11.58%) MS Excel
14 49 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (10.69%) Selenium
15 48 (10.69%) Automated Testing
15 48 (10.69%) TDD
16 46 (10.24%) Configuration Management
17 45 (10.02%) Coaching
18 42 (9.35%) Test Strategy
19 41 (9.13%) Non-Functional Testing
19 41 (9.13%) C#
20 40 (8.91%) SQL Server
20 40 (8.91%) Regression Testing
21 38 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 36 (8.02%) Performance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (2.23%) IIS
1 10 (2.23%) Apache
1 10 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.34%) CMS
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.45%) JBoss
5 2 (0.45%) MTS
5 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.45%) SAS
5 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.45%) Mule
5 2 (0.45%) nginx
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) Lync
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 52 (11.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.23%) MS Office
3 13 (2.90%) SPSS
4 9 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.00%) MS Project
5 5 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.11%) FreeHand
5 5 (1.11%) Fireworks
5 5 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
1 2 (0.45%) Route 53
1 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.90%) Firewall
3 11 (2.45%) DNS
4 5 (1.11%) Intranet
4 5 (1.11%) Internet
5 4 (0.89%) LAN
6 3 (0.67%) WAN
6 3 (0.67%) HTTP
7 2 (0.45%) ATM
7 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.90%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 9 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.00%) MySQL
9 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.56%) TKPROF
11 6 (1.34%) Big Data
11 6 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.34%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.11%) DB2
13 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (10.69%) Selenium
2 35 (7.80%) JUnit
3 32 (7.13%) NUnit
3 32 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (5.79%) Visual Studio
5 23 (5.12%) SoapUI
6 19 (4.23%) WebDriver
7 17 (3.79%) JIRA
8 16 (3.56%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.90%) Selenium IDE
10 10 (2.23%) FitNesse
11 9 (2.00%) Subversion
12 8 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.78%) Hudson
12 8 (1.78%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.78%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.78%) Git (software)
13 5 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (0.67%) Ranorex
General
1 125 (27.84%) Finance
2 35 (7.80%) Retail
3 25 (5.57%) Banking
4 12 (2.67%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.23%) Marketing
7 8 (1.78%) Legal
8 7 (1.56%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 191 (42.54%) Analyst
2 109 (24.28%) Test Analyst
3 42 (9.35%) Developer
4 40 (8.91%) Senior Analyst
5 34 (7.57%) Business Analyst
6 33 (7.35%) QA Analyst
7 32 (7.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 27 (6.01%) Project Manager
9 26 (5.79%) Team Leader
10 25 (5.57%) Tester
10 25 (5.57%) Delivery Manager
11 18 (4.01%) Architect
11 18 (4.01%) Test Manager
11 18 (4.01%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 14 (3.12%) Test Leader
13 13 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
14 12 (2.67%) Test Team Leader
15 11 (2.45%) Test Engineer
16 10 (2.23%) Systems Architect
16 10 (2.23%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.58%) .NET
2 23 (5.12%) CSS
3 22 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 21 (4.68%) HTML
4 21 (4.68%) jQuery
5 15 (3.34%) Web Services
6 14 (3.12%) XML
6 14 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.23%) Symfony
8 9 (2.00%) WCF
8 9 (2.00%) RESTful
9 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.78%) Apache Flex
9 8 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (1.78%) Middleware
10 7 (1.56%) Modernizr
11 6 (1.34%) WebCenter
12 5 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.11%) Flash
12 5 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.68%) User Experience
3 18 (4.01%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.90%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.90%) Mathematics
4 13 (2.90%) Statistics
4 13 (2.90%) Taxonomies
5 11 (2.45%) GIS
6 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.56%) NHS
8 7 (1.56%) Graphic Design
8 7 (1.56%) Informatics
8 7 (1.56%) Health Informatics
9 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.11%) Animation
10 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.80%) UNIX
2 34 (7.57%) Linux
3 28 (6.24%) Windows
4 8 (1.78%) Solaris
5 6 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.34%) HPUX
5 6 (1.34%) Android
6 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (14.70%) Unit Testing
2 66 (14.70%) Test Scripting
3 64 (14.25%) Line Management
4 63 (14.03%) Project Management
5 56 (12.47%) Manual Testing
6 54 (12.03%) Mentoring
7 49 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 48 (10.69%) TDD
8 48 (10.69%) Automated Testing
9 46 (10.24%) Configuration Management
10 45 (10.02%) Coaching
11 42 (9.35%) Test Strategy
12 41 (9.13%) Non-Functional Testing
13 40 (8.91%) Regression Testing
14 38 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (8.02%) Performance Testing
16 35 (7.80%) ITIL
17 34 (7.57%) Software Testing
17 34 (7.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (28.06%) SQL
2 65 (14.48%) Java
3 41 (9.13%) C#
4 33 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.01%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.56%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.34%) PHP
8 13 (2.90%) MATLAB
8 13 (2.90%) R
9 8 (1.78%) C++
10 4 (0.89%) Ruby
10 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.67%) Python
11 3 (0.67%) Perl
11 3 (0.67%) VBScript
11 3 (0.67%) VB
12 2 (0.45%) COBOL
12 2 (0.45%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 56 (12.47%) ISEB
2 54 (12.03%) Degree
3 27 (6.01%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) MCSE
9 1 (0.22%) MCSA
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.12%) SLA
2 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.34%) HDFS
2 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.56%) Control-M
3 2 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.22%) logstash
4 1 (0.22%) Graylog
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 87 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.81%) Oracle
3 19 (4.23%) HP
4 14 (3.12%) IBM
5 13 (2.90%) Tableau
6 8 (1.78%) Citrix
7 7 (1.56%) Endeca
8 6 (1.34%) Hyperion
8 6 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.11%) Adobe
9 5 (1.11%) Macromedia
9 5 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.89%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.67%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.67%) Cisco
12 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.45%) webMethods
12 2 (0.45%) NCR
12 2 (0.45%) VMware
12 2 (0.45%) VocaLink
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £325 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + pension, medical, life
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41500.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Provident Financial Management Services Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago