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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.33% 3.06% 5.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.00% 46.67% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 22
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
40 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.20% 6.56% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 36
Average salary £30,500 £47,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.78% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,350 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Selenium
3 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (66.00%) Test Management
4 32 (64.00%) HP
4 32 (64.00%) HP Quality Center
5 31 (62.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (62.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 31 (62.00%) Test Planning
6 27 (54.00%) JIRA
7 24 (48.00%) Performance Testing
8 23 (46.00%) Test Strategy
8 23 (46.00%) JMeter
8 23 (46.00%) eggPlant
9 22 (44.00%) ISEB
10 20 (40.00%) Business Analysis
10 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
11 18 (36.00%) TDD
11 18 (36.00%) Usability Testing
11 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
11 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
12 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
12 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
12 13 (26.00%) FitNesse
12 13 (26.00%) WSDL
12 13 (26.00%) SOAP
12 13 (26.00%) Web Services
12 13 (26.00%) XML
12 13 (26.00%) XSD
12 13 (26.00%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Selenium
2 31 (62.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (62.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (54.00%) JIRA
4 23 (46.00%) JMeter
4 23 (46.00%) eggPlant
5 13 (26.00%) Cucumber
5 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
5 13 (26.00%) FitNesse
6 4 (8.00%) Firebug
7 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Analyst
2 37 (74.00%) Test Analyst
3 18 (36.00%) Performance Analyst
3 18 (36.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Lead Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Document Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) SOAP
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
1 13 (26.00%) XML
1 13 (26.00%) XSD
1 13 (26.00%) WSDL
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Replication
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (66.00%) Test Management
3 31 (62.00%) Test Planning
4 24 (48.00%) Performance Testing
5 23 (46.00%) Test Strategy
6 20 (40.00%) Business Analysis
7 18 (36.00%) TDD
7 18 (36.00%) Usability Testing
7 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
13 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
13 2 (4.00%) Regression Testing
14 1 (2.00%) Validation
14 1 (2.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) ISEB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 32 (64.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) HP
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