The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.31% 2.48% 3.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 42.11% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median salary £39,500 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £24,200 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £31,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
25 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.25% 5.88% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 28
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the York region with a requirement for QA.

1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Performance Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
4 9 (24.32%) JMeter
5 7 (18.92%) JIRA
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) C#
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) Selenium
7 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
9 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
9 3 (8.11%) Budget Control
9 3 (8.11%) Change Control
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) Git (software)

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JMeter
1 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.41%) Calabash
6 2 (5.41%) Capybara
6 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
6 2 (5.41%) NUnit
6 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.41%) Toad
6 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Tester
3 14 (37.84%) Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Performance Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Web Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Software Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Software Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Information Architect
7 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.41%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) CSS
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS3
2 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.41%) HTML5
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Graphic Design
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) SDLC
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
7 3 (8.11%) Budget Control
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle