The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the York region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.26% 4.53% 4.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.22% 46.34% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 12
Average salary £28,500 £24,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.00% 9.79% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 33
Average salary £28,500 £27,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -30.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £45,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
North Yorkshire

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 29 July 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 19 (46.34%) Cucumber
2 17 (41.46%) Selenium
2 17 (41.46%) ISEB
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (31.71%) Test Management
5 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
5 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
5 12 (29.27%) WSDL
5 12 (29.27%) HP
5 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
5 12 (29.27%) Web Services
5 12 (29.27%) XML
5 12 (29.27%) XSD
6 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
7 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (9.76%) Spring MVC
11 4 (9.76%) Android
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.76%) Open Source

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) IPv4
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Cucumber
2 17 (41.46%) Selenium
3 14 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
4 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.76%) Hudson
5 4 (9.76%) Subversion
5 4 (9.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.44%) Firebug
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Analyst
2 19 (46.34%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) QA Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Junior
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) QA Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Assurance Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) SOAP
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
1 12 (29.27%) XML
1 12 (29.27%) XSD
1 12 (29.27%) WSDL
2 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.76%) Spring
2 4 (9.76%) Spring MVC
2 4 (9.76%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.44%) DOM
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Open Source
1 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (9.76%) Xbox
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (9.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Test Management
3 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) DevOps
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) Use Case
9 3 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
1 4 (9.76%) C++
1 4 (9.76%) Java
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
1 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
1 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) HNC
3 1 (2.44%) HND
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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