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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.92% 4.97% 5.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 73.68% 36.67% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 17
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £20,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,000 £48,170
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
38 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.68% 13.54% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 26
Average salary £32,000 £30,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% -19.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £45,195 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the York region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 17 (36.96%) ISEB
1 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
2 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.57%) Digital Media
3 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (17.39%) IPv4
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
4 8 (17.39%) Firewall
4 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 8 (17.39%) SSH
4 8 (17.39%) Spring
4 8 (17.39%) Maven
4 8 (17.39%) Assembly Language
4 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 8 (17.39%) C
4 8 (17.39%) C++
4 8 (17.39%) Java
4 8 (17.39%) Perl
4 8 (17.39%) UNIX
4 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Xbox
4 8 (17.39%) Spring Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.39%) Hudson

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
1 8 (17.39%) IPv4
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
1 8 (17.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Subversion
1 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
2 8 (17.39%) Hudson
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.70%) FitNesse
5 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) Firebug
7 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (36.96%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Lead Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Technical Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Assurance Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 8 (17.39%) Spring
1 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
1 8 (17.39%) Spring Integration
2 4 (8.70%) WSDL
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) XSD
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) DOM
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Digital Media
1 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.39%) Xbox
2 8 (17.39%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
1 8 (17.39%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (17.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Test Scripting
2 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.87%) Test Management
7 5 (10.87%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Use Case
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C
1 8 (17.39%) C++
1 8 (17.39%) Java
1 8 (17.39%) Perl
1 8 (17.39%) Assembly Language
1 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) HNC
3 1 (2.17%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) HP
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