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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 76 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 120 187 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.37% 4.23% 4.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.58% 35.69% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 101 161 169
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
347 524 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.76% 11.84% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 289 423 463
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -15 89 £42,500 +11.84% 19
Bradford +3 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Halifax +2 9 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £47,500 -
Wakefield +6 2 - -
Batley - 1 £35,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 179 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.45%) Selenium
3 94 (31.44%) SQL
4 81 (27.09%) Software Testing
5 80 (26.76%) Test Strategy
6 77 (25.75%) Java
7 73 (24.41%) Scrum
8 67 (22.41%) Test Automation
9 64 (21.40%) Finance
10 63 (21.07%) Waterfall
11 61 (20.40%) Functional Testing
11 61 (20.40%) ISEB
12 59 (19.73%) ISTQB
13 58 (19.40%) Test Management
14 57 (19.06%) Cucumber
14 57 (19.06%) Software Delivery
15 52 (17.39%) C#
16 48 (16.05%) .NET
16 48 (16.05%) Oracle
16 48 (16.05%) Mentoring
17 47 (15.72%) Defect Tracking
18 46 (15.38%) Kanban
19 44 (14.72%) E-Commerce
20 43 (14.38%) Regression Testing
21 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
21 42 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 39 (13.04%) Relational Database
22 39 (13.04%) BDD
22 39 (13.04%) Automated Testing
23 38 (12.71%) TDD

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 7 (2.34%) Apache
2 4 (1.34%) JBoss
2 4 (1.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.34%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.00%) CMS
3 3 (1.00%) Drupal
3 3 (1.00%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) Jetty
3 3 (1.00%) nginx
3 3 (1.00%) WordPress
4 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Kentico
5 1 (0.33%) Moodle
5 1 (0.33%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.67%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Heroku
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.34%) Unified Communications
2 6 (2.01%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) LAN
3 5 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 23 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.34%) MySQL
5 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.67%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.00%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.00%) Redis
6 3 (1.00%) Riak
7 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 103 (34.45%) Selenium
2 57 (19.06%) Cucumber
3 37 (12.37%) SoapUI
4 28 (9.36%) Visual Studio
5 25 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.69%) WebDriver
7 19 (6.35%) JIRA
7 19 (6.35%) JMeter
8 18 (6.02%) Git (software)
9 16 (5.35%) Maven
10 14 (4.68%) LoadRunner
11 13 (4.35%) Jenkins
12 11 (3.68%) Gatling
13 8 (2.68%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.34%) MSTest
14 7 (2.34%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.01%) Eclipse
15 6 (2.01%) JUnit
16 5 (1.67%) CruiseControl
16 5 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 64 (21.40%) Finance
2 32 (10.70%) Retail
3 28 (9.36%) Legal
4 23 (7.69%) Banking
5 10 (3.34%) Advertising
6 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.34%) Games
7 4 (1.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (32.11%) Analyst
2 66 (22.07%) Test Engineer
3 56 (18.73%) Test Analyst
4 52 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
5 32 (10.70%) Developer
6 26 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 22 (7.36%) Tester
8 20 (6.69%) QA Test Analyst
9 17 (5.69%) QA Tester
10 14 (4.68%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.68%) Web Analyst
11 13 (4.35%) Test Manager
12 12 (4.01%) Consultant
12 12 (4.01%) Lead Test Analyst
12 12 (4.01%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (4.01%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (4.01%) Web Test Analyst
13 11 (3.68%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.68%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.05%) .NET
2 30 (10.03%) HTML
3 21 (7.02%) XML
4 17 (5.69%) Spring
5 16 (5.35%) CSS
6 15 (5.02%) Web Services
7 14 (4.68%) ASP.NET
7 14 (4.68%) SOAP
8 13 (4.35%) WCF
9 12 (4.01%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.34%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.01%) jQuery
12 8 (2.68%) WPF
13 6 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.01%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (2.01%) WinForms
14 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (1.67%) JSON
14 5 (1.67%) PowerMock
15 4 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.34%) User Experience
4 9 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.34%) e-Health
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Animation
10 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.33%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) SCORM
10 1 (0.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.35%) Windows
2 10 (3.34%) Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Unix
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (59.87%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (27.09%) Software Testing
3 80 (26.76%) Test Strategy
4 73 (24.41%) Scrum
5 67 (22.41%) Test Automation
6 63 (21.07%) Waterfall
7 61 (20.40%) Functional Testing
8 58 (19.40%) Test Management
9 57 (19.06%) Software Delivery
10 48 (16.05%) Mentoring
11 47 (15.72%) Defect Tracking
12 46 (15.38%) Kanban
13 44 (14.72%) E-Commerce
14 43 (14.38%) Regression Testing
15 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (13.04%) Automated Testing
16 39 (13.04%) BDD
17 38 (12.71%) TDD
18 35 (11.71%) Logistics
19 32 (10.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 94 (31.44%) SQL
2 77 (25.75%) Java
3 52 (17.39%) C#
4 24 (8.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.69%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.02%) Python
7 13 (4.35%) Scala
8 10 (3.34%) PHP
9 6 (2.01%) Ruby
10 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.00%) C++
11 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.67%) C
12 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.33%) Go
13 1 (0.33%) Groovy
13 1 (0.33%) Perl
13 1 (0.33%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 61 (20.40%) ISEB
2 59 (19.73%) ISTQB
3 42 (14.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (5.35%) Degree
5 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.33%) CISMP
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) SDET
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (16.05%) Oracle
2 29 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.68%) HP
3 8 (2.68%) SAP
4 3 (1.00%) Dynatrace
5 2 (0.67%) Epicor
5 2 (0.67%) Remedy
5 2 (0.67%) Sony
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe
6 1 (0.33%) Apple
6 1 (0.33%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.33%) Nintex
6 1 (0.33%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 PA DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 18 days ago