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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.32% 4.38% 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.76% 56.76% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 8
Average salary £43,500 £28,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.63% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
42 37 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 11.54% 7.71% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 20
Average salary £36,750 £30,500 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.49% -32.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) JIRA
3 22 (41.51%) Selenium
4 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (35.85%) Test Management
5 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.85%) SQL
6 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
6 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
6 18 (33.96%) Business Analysis
7 16 (30.19%) TDD
7 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
8 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
8 15 (28.30%) JMeter
8 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
8 15 (28.30%) eggPlant
8 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (26.42%) Test Planning
9 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
9 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (26.42%) Usability Testing
9 14 (26.42%) HP
9 14 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (24.53%) .NET
11 12 (22.64%) ISEB
12 10 (18.87%) HTML
13 9 (16.98%) CSS
13 9 (16.98%) DOM
13 9 (16.98%) MVC
13 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
1 5 (9.43%) SSH
1 5 (9.43%) PuTTY
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (47.17%) JIRA
2 22 (41.51%) Selenium
3 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (28.30%) JMeter
4 15 (28.30%) eggPlant
5 14 (26.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (16.98%) Firebug
7 6 (11.32%) NuGet
8 5 (9.43%) Bugzilla
9 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
9 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.77%) NUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Subversion
10 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.89%) MSTest
11 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.89%) MorphX
General
1 1 (1.89%) Legal
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Analyst
2 27 (50.94%) Test Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Performance Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Performance Test Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) DBA
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) DOM
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.32%) Ajax
6 5 (9.43%) J2EE
6 5 (9.43%) Memcached
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.66%) Web Services
9 2 (3.77%) SOAP
9 2 (3.77%) REST
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) W3C
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Test Management
3 18 (33.96%) Performance Testing
3 18 (33.96%) Business Analysis
4 16 (30.19%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
6 14 (26.42%) Test Planning
6 14 (26.42%) Test Automation
6 14 (26.42%) Usability Testing
7 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
8 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
9 5 (9.43%) DevOps
10 3 (5.66%) ITIL
10 3 (5.66%) Process Management
10 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.55%) Java
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
2 2 (3.77%) Kibana
2 2 (3.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) HP
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
6 2 (3.77%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) Google
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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