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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 238 329 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.49% 5.22% 4.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.60% 43.18% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 184 258 276
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
601 762 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.34% 12.10% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 495 547 661
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Yorkshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +4 174 £42,500 +6.25% 15
South Yorkshire -4 38 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire -11 16 £31,250 -3.84% 1
East Yorkshire -10 4 £31,500 -16.00%
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 275 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (25.20%) SQL
3 121 (24.40%) Selenium
4 111 (22.38%) Finance
5 103 (20.77%) Software Testing
6 93 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 85 (17.14%) Java
7 85 (17.14%) Test Automation
8 82 (16.53%) C#
9 81 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 74 (14.92%) Scrum
11 72 (14.52%) Functional Testing
12 70 (14.11%) Waterfall
12 70 (14.11%) ISEB
13 66 (13.31%) .NET
13 66 (13.31%) E-Commerce
14 65 (13.10%) Degree
15 63 (12.70%) Cucumber
16 61 (12.30%) Test Scripting
16 61 (12.30%) Automated Testing
17 58 (11.69%) Oracle
17 58 (11.69%) SDLC
18 57 (11.49%) ISTQB
19 56 (11.29%) JIRA
20 55 (11.09%) Retail
21 54 (10.89%) IT Governance
22 53 (10.69%) Regression Testing
23 52 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
24 51 (10.28%) Software Delivery
25 50 (10.08%) Mentoring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.01%) Apache
2 5 (1.01%) Confluence
2 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.81%) Drupal
3 4 (0.81%) nginx
3 4 (0.81%) WordPress
4 3 (0.60%) SAS
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) IIS
5 2 (0.40%) JBoss
5 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) Jetty
6 1 (0.20%) Moodle
6 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.40%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.81%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.40%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.81%) LDAP
2 8 (1.61%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.01%) Broadband
3 5 (1.01%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.81%) HTTP
4 4 (0.81%) LAN
5 2 (0.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.63%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.22%) MySQL
8 9 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.01%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.81%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.40%) DB2
12 2 (0.40%) MS Access
12 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 121 (24.40%) Selenium
2 63 (12.70%) Cucumber
3 56 (11.29%) JIRA
4 45 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (8.87%) SoapUI
6 33 (6.65%) Git (software)
7 22 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 20 (4.03%) Subversion
9 17 (3.43%) Capybara
10 16 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.62%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.62%) Oracle APEX
12 12 (2.42%) Calabash
12 12 (2.42%) Fiddler
13 11 (2.22%) Maven
14 10 (2.02%) HP UFT
14 10 (2.02%) JMeter
15 8 (1.61%) JUnit
15 8 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 8 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 111 (22.38%) Finance
2 55 (11.09%) Retail
3 45 (9.07%) Legal
4 38 (7.66%) Banking
5 10 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.61%) Games
7 6 (1.21%) Marketing
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (32.26%) Analyst
2 97 (19.56%) Test Analyst
3 73 (14.72%) Test Engineer
4 65 (13.10%) Developer
5 41 (8.27%) QA Analyst
5 41 (8.27%) Senior Test Engineer
5 41 (8.27%) Tester
6 35 (7.06%) Consultant
6 35 (7.06%) Test Automation Engineer
7 28 (5.65%) QA Test Analyst
8 27 (5.44%) Project Manager
8 27 (5.44%) QA Engineer
8 27 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.04%) QA Tester
10 23 (4.64%) Architect
11 22 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.23%) Web Analyst
13 20 (4.03%) .NET Developer
13 20 (4.03%) IT Manager
13 20 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (13.31%) .NET
2 38 (7.66%) HTML
3 29 (5.85%) ASP.NET
4 26 (5.24%) XML
5 21 (4.23%) CSS
6 20 (4.03%) Web Services
7 16 (3.23%) WCF
8 15 (3.02%) SOAP
8 15 (3.02%) Spring
9 13 (2.62%) jQuery
10 11 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.02%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.02%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.81%) WinForms
12 9 (1.81%) WPF
13 8 (1.61%) HTML5
14 7 (1.41%) JSON
15 6 (1.21%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.21%) CSS3
15 6 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.23%) User Experience
3 17 (3.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 8 (1.61%) PMI
7 8 (1.61%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.81%) e-Health
11 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.20%) IVR
13 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.04%) Windows
2 13 (2.62%) Linux
3 10 (2.02%) Unix
4 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.40%) CentOS
5 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) VMS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (20.77%) Software Testing
3 93 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 85 (17.14%) Test Automation
5 81 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (14.92%) Scrum
7 72 (14.52%) Functional Testing
8 70 (14.11%) Waterfall
9 66 (13.31%) E-Commerce
10 61 (12.30%) Automated Testing
10 61 (12.30%) Test Scripting
11 58 (11.69%) SDLC
12 54 (10.89%) IT Governance
13 53 (10.69%) Regression Testing
14 51 (10.28%) Software Delivery
15 50 (10.08%) Mentoring
16 49 (9.88%) Automation Testing
16 49 (9.88%) Test Management
17 48 (9.68%) Project Management
18 41 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.20%) SQL
2 85 (17.14%) Java
3 82 (16.53%) C#
4 28 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 14 (2.82%) Ruby
7 12 (2.42%) C
7 12 (2.42%) PHP
8 8 (1.61%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.41%) ABAP
10 6 (1.21%) C++
10 6 (1.21%) Scala
11 5 (1.01%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.01%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.01%) Python
12 3 (0.60%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.40%) R
13 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (14.11%) ISEB
2 65 (13.10%) Degree
3 57 (11.49%) ISTQB
4 44 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.81%) PMP
6 4 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) CEH
7 3 (0.60%) CISSP
7 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.40%) APMP
8 2 (0.40%) CISM
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.20%) CISMP
9 1 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.21%) MISRA
4 5 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.81%) SLA
6 3 (0.60%) Section 508
7 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.20%) SDET
7 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Firmware
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (11.69%) Oracle
2 38 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.84%) SAP
4 13 (2.62%) HP
5 3 (0.60%) Google
5 3 (0.60%) IBM
6 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.40%) Epicor
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.40%) Remedy
6 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds
6 2 (0.40%) Sony
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe
7 1 (0.20%) Apple
7 1 (0.20%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco
7 1 (0.20%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.20%) Progress
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.20%) VMware
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
SSP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago