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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.84% 4.74% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.16% 67.57% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 13
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
43 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 11.41% 7.02% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 26
Average salary £35,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £42,000
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 6 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in York

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 6 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 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) JIRA
3 24 (45.28%) Selenium
4 21 (39.62%) Test Management
4 21 (39.62%) Business Analysis
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
5 20 (37.74%) Performance Testing
6 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (33.96%) TDD
8 17 (32.08%) JMeter
8 17 (32.08%) Management Information System
8 17 (32.08%) Test Strategy
8 17 (32.08%) eggPlant
9 16 (30.19%) Test Planning
9 16 (30.19%) Usability Testing
9 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (30.19%) HP
9 16 (30.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (30.19%) SQL
9 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
10 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.53%) ISEB
12 10 (18.87%) HTML
12 10 (18.87%) .NET
13 9 (16.98%) CSS
13 9 (16.98%) DOM
13 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
13 9 (16.98%) Firebug

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
1 4 (7.55%) SSH
1 4 (7.55%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) JIRA
2 24 (45.28%) Selenium
3 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (32.08%) JMeter
4 17 (32.08%) eggPlant
5 16 (30.19%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (16.98%) Firebug
7 5 (9.43%) Bugzilla
8 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.66%) NuGet
10 2 (3.77%) NUnit
11 1 (1.89%) Subversion
11 1 (1.89%) MorphX
11 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.89%) MSTest
11 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (1.89%) Legal
1 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Analyst
2 30 (56.60%) Test Analyst
3 16 (30.19%) Performance Analyst
3 16 (30.19%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Tester
4 4 (7.55%) Junior
4 4 (7.55%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Lead Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Web Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.77%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
1 10 (18.87%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) DOM
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) Memcached
3 4 (7.55%) J2EE
3 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) Ajax
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.89%) REST
6 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Management Information System
2 14 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Open Source
4 3 (5.66%) W3C
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Business Analysis
2 21 (39.62%) Test Management
3 20 (37.74%) Performance Testing
4 18 (33.96%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) Test Strategy
6 16 (30.19%) Usability Testing
6 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
6 16 (30.19%) Test Planning
7 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
8 6 (11.32%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Project Management
9 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Capacity Management
10 4 (7.55%) DevOps
11 3 (5.66%) Process Management
11 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) logstash
2 1 (1.89%) Kibana
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.89%) F5
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