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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 12 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.60% 5.02% 5.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 48.00% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 11
Median salary £31,250 £30,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +7.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £34,750 £32,500
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
26 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.44% 10.46% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 24
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 10 (71.43%) Capybara
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) JIRA
4 9 (64.29%) Fiddler
4 9 (64.29%) Ruby
4 9 (64.29%) Calabash
4 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 9 (64.29%) QA Automation
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) WPF
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Capybara
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 10 (71.43%) JIRA
2 9 (64.29%) Calabash
2 9 (64.29%) Fiddler
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) QA Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) QA Test Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) QC Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) WPF
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (64.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center