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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.43% 4.37% 3.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 88.89% 58.62% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 11
Average salary £28,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% -5.38%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
18 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.85% 7.46% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 31
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 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 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
2 18 (48.65%) Selenium
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) HP
4 16 (43.24%) Test Management
4 16 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
5 15 (40.54%) ISEB
5 15 (40.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (35.14%) WSDL
6 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (35.14%) SOAP
6 13 (35.14%) Web Services
6 13 (35.14%) XML
6 13 (35.14%) XSD
6 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
6 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
7 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
7 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) JIRA
11 4 (10.81%) Games
11 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
12 3 (8.11%) JMeter

QA
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) IPv4
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
2 18 (48.65%) Selenium
3 15 (40.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (40.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
4 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) JMeter
6 3 (8.11%) eggPlant
7 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.70%) Hudson
7 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.70%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) Firebug
General
1 4 (10.81%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Document Controller
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) SOAP
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
1 13 (35.14%) XML
1 13 (35.14%) XSD
1 13 (35.14%) WSDL
2 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.70%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.70%) DOM
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Xbox
3 1 (2.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Test Management
2 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) HNC
2 1 (2.70%) HND
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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