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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 61 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 164 277 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.14% 6.03% 6.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.94% 50.55% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 142 207 242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
444 548 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.21% 11.93% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 353 398 546
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 119 £40,000 +3.22% 17
Bradford -10 35 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Huddersfield +7 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Wakefield +3 7 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Ilkley - 2 £27,500 -
Otley - 2 £27,500 -
Castleford - 1 £32,500 -
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 214 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.14%) SQL
3 105 (31.25%) Selenium
4 88 (26.19%) .NET
5 82 (24.40%) Finance
6 71 (21.13%) Scrum
7 69 (20.54%) ISEB
8 66 (19.64%) Software Testing
9 65 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 64 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 61 (18.15%) SDLC
11 61 (18.15%) C#
12 54 (16.07%) Java
13 53 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (15.77%) Functional Testing
14 51 (15.18%) Test Strategy
14 51 (15.18%) ISTQB
14 51 (15.18%) SQL Server
15 50 (14.88%) E-Commerce
16 48 (14.29%) SoapUI
17 47 (13.99%) Test Automation
18 43 (12.80%) BDD
18 43 (12.80%) Mentoring
19 42 (12.50%) Waterfall
19 42 (12.50%) Test Scripting
20 41 (12.20%) Automated Testing
21 39 (11.61%) TDD
21 39 (11.61%) MS Excel
21 39 (11.61%) Non-Functional Testing
22 37 (11.01%) JIRA

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 10 (2.98%) Node.js
2 6 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.49%) Confluence
4 4 (1.19%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) Kentico
4 4 (1.19%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.06%) MS Office
3 10 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.19%) MS Project
5 3 (0.89%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.19%) FTP
1 4 (1.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) Network Security
3 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.98%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.38%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.49%) MySQL
9 5 (1.49%) SSDT
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.30%) Big Data
11 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.30%) DB2
11 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 105 (31.25%) Selenium
2 64 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 37 (11.01%) Cucumber
4 37 (11.01%) JIRA
5 30 (8.93%) WebDriver
6 21 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 17 (5.06%) NeoLoad
8 16 (4.76%) JMeter
8 16 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.46%) SpecFlow
10 12 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 12 (3.57%) JUnit
11 9 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.79%) Subversion
12 6 (1.79%) TestNG
12 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (1.49%) tSQLt
14 4 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 82 (24.40%) Finance
2 29 (8.63%) Retail
3 28 (8.33%) Banking
3 28 (8.33%) Legal
4 7 (2.08%) Games
5 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.49%) Marketing
7 4 (1.19%) Electronics
8 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 151 (44.94%) Analyst
2 91 (27.08%) Test Analyst
3 55 (16.37%) Developer
4 53 (15.77%) Tester
5 50 (14.88%) Test Engineer
6 39 (11.61%) QA Analyst
7 38 (11.31%) QA Tester
8 35 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
9 24 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 24 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 22 (6.55%) Systems Analyst
11 19 (5.65%) Automation Test Analyst
11 19 (5.65%) Business Analyst
11 19 (5.65%) Lead Test Analyst
11 19 (5.65%) QA Test Engineer
11 19 (5.65%) Test Leader
12 18 (5.36%) Software Analyst
13 16 (4.76%) QA Automation Analyst
13 16 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
13 16 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.19%) .NET
2 33 (9.82%) HTML
3 30 (8.93%) CSS
4 28 (8.33%) XML
5 20 (5.95%) Web Services
6 18 (5.36%) SOAP
7 15 (4.46%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.87%) REST
9 6 (1.79%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.79%) HTML5
9 6 (1.79%) Spring
10 5 (1.49%) jQuery
11 4 (1.19%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.19%) Apache Flex
11 4 (1.19%) CSS3
11 4 (1.19%) Java EE
11 4 (1.19%) Velocity
11 4 (1.19%) XHTML
11 4 (1.19%) XSL
12 3 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.98%) User Experience
5 7 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.49%) Cybercrime
6 5 (1.49%) iPad
7 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.19%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.89%) Statistics
9 2 (0.60%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.06%) Windows
2 16 (4.76%) Linux
3 5 (1.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) Android
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (63.69%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.13%) Scrum
3 66 (19.64%) Software Testing
4 61 (18.15%) SDLC
5 53 (15.77%) Functional Testing
5 53 (15.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (15.18%) Test Strategy
7 50 (14.88%) E-Commerce
8 47 (13.99%) Test Automation
9 43 (12.80%) BDD
9 43 (12.80%) Mentoring
10 42 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 42 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 41 (12.20%) Automated Testing
12 39 (11.61%) Non-Functional Testing
12 39 (11.61%) TDD
13 32 (9.52%) Manual Testing
13 32 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (8.93%) Coaching
14 30 (8.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.14%) SQL
2 61 (18.15%) C#
3 54 (16.07%) Java
4 28 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.74%) T-SQL
6 17 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 16 (4.76%) Python
8 13 (3.87%) PHP
9 11 (3.27%) Ruby
10 6 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.19%) OpenEdge ABL
11 4 (1.19%) Progress 4GL
11 4 (1.19%) R
12 3 (0.89%) C
12 3 (0.89%) VB
12 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.60%) C++
13 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (20.54%) ISEB
2 51 (15.18%) ISTQB
3 33 (9.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (8.93%) Degree
5 9 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.60%) CISA
7 2 (0.60%) HND
7 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) ECDL
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCT
8 1 (0.30%) MOS
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.49%) SDET
2 4 (1.19%) WAI
3 2 (0.60%) COBIT
3 2 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Firmware
2 2 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 65 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (1.19%) EMC
3 4 (1.19%) HP
3 4 (1.19%) Progress
4 2 (0.60%) Epicor
4 2 (0.60%) IBM
4 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.60%) Telerik
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.30%) Facebook
5 1 (0.30%) Google
5 1 (0.30%) hybris
5 1 (0.30%) Siebel
5 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 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: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 20 days ago