The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.62% 2.78% 4.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.64% 27.27% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 17
Average salary £28,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.37% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,050 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
North 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 York region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
44 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.84% 10.21% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 30
Average salary £29,750 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.36% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in York

QA
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the York region.

QA Salary Trend in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 32 (72.73%) Selenium
3 31 (70.45%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (70.45%) HP
4 30 (68.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 30 (68.18%) Test Planning
4 30 (68.18%) Test Management
4 30 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (47.73%) ISEB
6 19 (43.18%) JMeter
6 19 (43.18%) JIRA
6 19 (43.18%) eggPlant
6 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
6 19 (43.18%) Performance Testing
7 17 (38.64%) Business Analysis
7 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
8 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
8 15 (34.09%) SOAP
8 15 (34.09%) Web Services
8 15 (34.09%) XML
8 15 (34.09%) XSD
8 15 (34.09%) TDD
8 15 (34.09%) WSDL
8 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
8 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
8 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
8 15 (34.09%) FitNesse
8 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
8 15 (34.09%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
1 4 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (72.73%) Selenium
2 30 (68.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (68.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (43.18%) eggPlant
3 19 (43.18%) JMeter
3 19 (43.18%) JIRA
4 15 (34.09%) FitNesse
4 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
4 15 (34.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Analyst
2 32 (72.73%) Test Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Performance Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Junior
5 3 (6.82%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Junior Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Document Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) SOAP
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
1 15 (34.09%) XML
1 15 (34.09%) XSD
1 15 (34.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Management
2 30 (68.18%) Test Planning
3 19 (43.18%) Performance Testing
3 19 (43.18%) Test Strategy
4 17 (38.64%) Business Analysis
5 15 (34.09%) Software Testing
5 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
5 15 (34.09%) Usability Testing
6 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.27%) Validation
10 1 (2.27%) ERP
10 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 31 (70.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (70.45%) HP
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