The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.88% 5.19% 6.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.03% 51.61% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 14
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £32,900 £32,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
31 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 9.94% 10.06% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 22
Median salary £25,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the York region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 York region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 10 (55.56%) Capybara
4 9 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (44.44%) Fiddler
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (44.44%) Ruby
5 8 (44.44%) Calabash
5 8 (44.44%) QA Automation
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Video Processing
9 2 (11.11%) WPF
9 2 (11.11%) Release Management
9 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) TDD
9 2 (11.11%) .NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Capybara
1 10 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) Calabash
3 8 (44.44%) Fiddler
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) QA Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QC Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (44.44%) QA Automation
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Release Management
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Video Processing
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
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