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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.62% 3.43% 4.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 88.89% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Average salary £29,500 £28,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.50% -7.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
13 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.04% 3.85% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 11
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% -12.30%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Ajax
4 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (25.00%) NuGet
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.83%) Memcached
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (20.83%) CentOS
5 5 (20.83%) SSH
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) MySQL
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Apache
5 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
5 5 (20.83%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 5 (20.83%) PuTTY
5 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.83%) Apache
1 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
1 5 (20.83%) SSH
1 5 (20.83%) PuTTY
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (25.00%) NuGet
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Firebug
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Owner
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (20.83%) Memcached
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) DOM
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) W3C
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
1 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) logstash
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Google
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