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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.88% 7.38% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.86% 75.61% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 17
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
37 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 10.60% 9.76% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 18
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) ISEB
4 10 (26.32%) SDLC
5 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
6 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) SaaS
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (15.79%) JMeter
8 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
8 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) C#
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 4 (10.53%) Change Control
10 4 (10.53%) Budget Control
10 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.53%) HTML
10 4 (10.53%) MS Office

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.26%) Redis
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JMeter
1 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Capybara
4 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.26%) Firebug
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) MSTest
4 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Tester
3 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Software Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Web Tester
7 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Author
9 3 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Technical Author
10 2 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Implementation Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) DOM
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Wiki
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile Games
2 2 (5.26%) W3C
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) SDLC
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Budget Control
7 4 (10.53%) Change Control
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
2 6 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) TSYS
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
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