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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 199 220 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.26% 5.07% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.60% 40.67% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 166 162 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
559 541 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.95% 12.47% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 448 371 367
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +3 140 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Bradford +11 32 £44,500 -6.31% 3
Halifax -14 15 £37,500 -30.55% 4
Wakefield -15 3 - - 1
Huddersfield +4 2 £35,000 -41.66% 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 167 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.21%) SQL
3 98 (24.94%) Finance
4 96 (24.43%) Project Management
5 82 (20.87%) Test Scripting
6 73 (18.58%) Microsoft
7 61 (15.52%) Manual Testing
7 61 (15.52%) Test Strategy
8 54 (13.74%) .NET
9 51 (12.98%) Regression Testing
10 50 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (12.72%) Automated Testing
11 49 (12.47%) Line Management
12 45 (11.45%) Mentoring
12 45 (11.45%) SQL Server
12 45 (11.45%) MS Excel
13 44 (11.20%) JavaScript
13 44 (11.20%) Automation Testing
14 43 (10.94%) Oracle
14 43 (10.94%) Unit Testing
15 42 (10.69%) TDD
16 41 (10.43%) ISEB
16 41 (10.43%) Non-Functional Testing
17 39 (9.92%) Degree
17 39 (9.92%) Web Services
18 38 (9.67%) XML
19 37 (9.41%) Configuration Management
20 36 (9.16%) Java
20 36 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (8.91%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (3.05%) SharePoint
1 12 (3.05%) IIS
2 9 (2.29%) Apache
3 7 (1.78%) CMS
4 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.76%) Node.js
6 3 (0.76%) nginx
6 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.76%) SAS
6 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.51%) JBoss
7 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.51%) Mule
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.51%) Lync
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (4.07%) MS Office
4 10 (2.54%) MS Project
5 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.53%) FreeHand
6 6 (1.53%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.51%) BASE24
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Route 53
1 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
1 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.54%) DNS
3 8 (2.04%) Firewall
4 6 (1.53%) HTTP
4 6 (1.53%) Intranet
5 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.76%) Internet
6 2 (0.51%) ATM
6 2 (0.51%) VPN
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.05%) MySQL
4 11 (2.80%) DB2
5 10 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.76%) Redis
10 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.51%) DTS
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (8.91%) Selenium
2 34 (8.65%) JUnit
3 28 (7.12%) NUnit
4 25 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (5.60%) SoapUI
6 20 (5.09%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.09%) JIRA
7 19 (4.83%) FitNesse
8 12 (3.05%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.29%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (2.04%) Hudson
10 8 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.78%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.53%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.27%) Subversion
13 5 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (1.27%) JMeter
14 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.02%) Ranorex
General
1 98 (24.94%) Finance
2 22 (5.60%) Retail
3 19 (4.83%) Banking
4 14 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (3.31%) Marketing
6 11 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.04%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.27%) Legal
8 5 (1.27%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 191 (48.60%) Analyst
2 156 (39.69%) Test Analyst
3 55 (13.99%) Senior Analyst
4 52 (13.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 35 (8.91%) QA Analyst
6 33 (8.40%) Agile Test Analyst
7 30 (7.63%) Developer
8 24 (6.11%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.09%) Team Leader
10 16 (4.07%) Architect
10 16 (4.07%) Test Leader
11 15 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.56%) PMO Manager
13 13 (3.31%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 13 (3.31%) Tester
13 13 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
13 13 (3.31%) Test Team Leader
14 12 (3.05%) Test Engineer
15 10 (2.54%) Test Manager
15 10 (2.54%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.74%) .NET
2 39 (9.92%) Web Services
3 38 (9.67%) XML
4 33 (8.40%) CSS
5 26 (6.62%) HTML
6 23 (5.85%) ASP.NET
7 22 (5.60%) jQuery
8 21 (5.34%) SOAP
9 12 (3.05%) Middleware
10 9 (2.29%) Modernizr
10 9 (2.29%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (2.04%) XSD
11 8 (2.04%) WSDL
11 8 (2.04%) Symfony
11 8 (2.04%) RESTful
12 7 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.78%) HTML5
13 6 (1.53%) Flash
13 6 (1.53%) Ajax
13 6 (1.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.87%) User Experience
3 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.80%) NHS
5 10 (2.54%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.29%) Graphic Design
7 8 (2.04%) Informatics
7 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.04%) Health Informatics
8 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.78%) Open Source
9 5 (1.27%) Animation
10 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.76%) Equities
12 2 (0.51%) GIS
12 2 (0.51%) Tandem
12 2 (0.51%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.14%) Windows
1 32 (8.14%) Linux
2 18 (4.58%) UNIX
3 7 (1.78%) Android
3 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.53%) HPUX
5 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (24.43%) Project Management
3 82 (20.87%) Test Scripting
4 61 (15.52%) Manual Testing
4 61 (15.52%) Test Strategy
5 51 (12.98%) Regression Testing
6 50 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (12.72%) Automated Testing
7 49 (12.47%) Line Management
8 45 (11.45%) Mentoring
9 44 (11.20%) Automation Testing
10 43 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 42 (10.69%) TDD
12 41 (10.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 37 (9.41%) Configuration Management
14 35 (8.91%) Software Testing
15 33 (8.40%) Agile Testing
16 32 (8.14%) Scrum
17 30 (7.63%) Performance Testing
18 28 (7.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.21%) SQL
2 44 (11.20%) JavaScript
3 36 (9.16%) Java
4 29 (7.38%) C#
5 19 (4.83%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.07%) PHP
7 10 (2.54%) C++
8 7 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.27%) C
11 4 (1.02%) Perl
11 4 (1.02%) Python
11 4 (1.02%) Ruby
11 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.51%) JCL
13 2 (0.51%) PL/1
13 2 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 41 (10.43%) ISEB
2 39 (9.92%) Degree
3 20 (5.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (4.58%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) UAG
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.76%) HAProxy
2 3 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.94%) Oracle
3 9 (2.29%) HP
3 9 (2.29%) SAP
4 6 (1.53%) Business Objects
4 6 (1.53%) Adobe
4 6 (1.53%) Macromedia
4 6 (1.53%) Hyperion
4 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.02%) Capita
6 4 (1.02%) LexisNexis
7 3 (0.76%) Percona
7 3 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) webMethods
8 2 (0.51%) NCR
8 2 (0.51%) Citrix
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago