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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.71% 6.37% 4.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.83% 53.33% 63.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £22,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
58 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 12.75% 11.94% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 23
Average salary £37,750 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.33% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 April 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 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) SDLC
4 13 (28.89%) Performance Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (26.67%) LoadRunner
5 12 (26.67%) JMeter
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.78%) C#
7 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.56%) BDD
8 7 (15.56%) ISEB
9 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) JIRA
10 5 (11.11%) Selenium
10 5 (11.11%) Finance
10 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
11 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.89%) Project Management
11 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.89%) TDD
11 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
11 4 (8.89%) Project Planning

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) JMeter
1 12 (26.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.44%) NUnit
5 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.22%) Capybara
6 1 (2.22%) Firebug
6 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Tester
3 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Performance Tester
4 12 (26.67%) Web Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Software Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Software Tester
7 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Information Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) jQuery
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) DOM
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) SDLC
3 13 (28.89%) Performance Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) BDD
5 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Budget Control
7 4 (8.89%) Change Control
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
3 1 (2.22%) TSYS
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum Pension contributions, 25 holidays plus bank h
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