The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 323 334 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.41% 4.85% 5.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.73% 42.01% 50.98%
Number of salaries quoted 236 250 286
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
813 795 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.11% 11.55% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 608 555 527
Average salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -3 234 £40,000 +14.28% 40
North Yorkshire +14 45 £30,000 -14.28% 21
South Yorkshire -10 30 £30,000 -29.41% 6
East Yorkshire -2 4 - - 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 282 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (27.61%) SQL
3 150 (23.40%) Finance
4 149 (23.24%) Microsoft
5 118 (18.41%) Test Scripting
6 105 (16.38%) TDD
7 102 (15.91%) Selenium
7 102 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 101 (15.76%) ISEB
9 94 (14.66%) Software Testing
10 89 (13.88%) Project Management
11 88 (13.73%) Manual Testing
11 88 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
12 86 (13.42%) SQL Server
13 85 (13.26%) Performance Testing
14 84 (13.10%) Test Strategy
15 80 (12.48%) Automated Testing
15 80 (12.48%) .NET
15 80 (12.48%) Java
16 77 (12.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 76 (11.86%) Degree
17 76 (11.86%) C#
17 76 (11.86%) Test Planning
18 72 (11.23%) JavaScript
19 71 (11.08%) Line Management
20 70 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
21 69 (10.76%) Test Automation
22 67 (10.45%) Unit Testing
22 67 (10.45%) JIRA
22 67 (10.45%) Mentoring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 22 (3.43%) Apache
2 19 (2.96%) IIS
3 16 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.09%) CMS
5 7 (1.09%) JBoss
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.47%) Lync
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.47%) Node.js
9 3 (0.47%) nginx
9 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.31%) SAS
10 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 102 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.90%) MS Office
3 18 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.03%) SPSS
5 11 (1.72%) MS Project
6 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.09%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.78%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.09%) BASE24
3 4 (0.62%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.87%) SaaS
2 7 (1.09%) Google Apps
2 7 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) Route 53
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.34%) Firewall
3 11 (1.72%) DNS
4 8 (1.25%) LAN
4 8 (1.25%) Wireless
5 7 (1.09%) WAN
5 7 (1.09%) Intranet
6 6 (0.94%) ATM
7 5 (0.78%) HTTP
8 3 (0.47%) VPN
8 3 (0.47%) Internet
8 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) VLAN
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.16%) SAN
9 1 (0.16%) LDAP
9 1 (0.16%) PBX
9 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 18 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.65%) MySQL
6 16 (2.50%) Big Data
7 15 (2.34%) DB2
8 12 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
13 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (15.91%) Selenium
2 70 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (10.45%) JIRA
4 49 (7.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 48 (7.49%) JUnit
6 40 (6.24%) Visual Studio
7 37 (5.77%) NUnit
8 36 (5.62%) JMeter
9 33 (5.15%) eggPlant
10 23 (3.59%) FitNesse
11 20 (3.12%) Cucumber
11 20 (3.12%) Jenkins
12 18 (2.81%) WebDriver
13 17 (2.65%) SoapUI
14 16 (2.50%) Subversion
15 13 (2.03%) Git (software)
16 10 (1.56%) Hudson
17 8 (1.25%) TeamCity
17 8 (1.25%) Firebug
18 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (23.40%) Finance
2 48 (7.49%) Retail
3 29 (4.52%) Banking
4 17 (2.65%) Marketing
4 17 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (2.18%) Retail Banking
6 13 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.09%) Legal
10 5 (0.78%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 301 (46.96%) Analyst
2 224 (34.95%) Test Analyst
3 61 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 55 (8.58%) Developer
5 53 (8.27%) Senior Test Analyst
6 48 (7.49%) QA Analyst
7 45 (7.02%) Tester
8 33 (5.15%) Business Analyst
8 33 (5.15%) Test Engineer
9 31 (4.84%) Architect
10 27 (4.21%) Project Manager
10 27 (4.21%) Performance Analyst
10 27 (4.21%) Performance Test Analyst
10 27 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 19 (2.96%) QA Engineer
11 19 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
12 18 (2.81%) Test Team Leader
12 18 (2.81%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 17 (2.65%) Agile Test Analyst
14 15 (2.34%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.48%) .NET
2 47 (7.33%) CSS
2 47 (7.33%) XML
3 46 (7.18%) HTML
4 36 (5.62%) ASP.NET
5 33 (5.15%) Web Services
6 27 (4.21%) jQuery
7 18 (2.81%) WCF
7 18 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (2.50%) SOAP
9 14 (2.18%) Middleware
10 11 (1.72%) RESTful
11 10 (1.56%) Symfony
12 9 (1.40%) J2EE
12 9 (1.40%) HTML5
12 9 (1.40%) Modernizr
12 9 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.25%) DOM
13 8 (1.25%) Ajax
14 7 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.02%) User Experience
3 36 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.34%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.18%) Open Source
6 14 (2.18%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.03%) Statistics
7 13 (2.03%) Taxonomies
8 12 (1.87%) NHS
9 11 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.56%) Replication
11 9 (1.40%) Health Informatics
11 9 (1.40%) Graphic Design
11 9 (1.40%) Informatics
12 8 (1.25%) EMV
13 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.58%) Windows
2 49 (7.64%) Linux
3 30 (4.68%) UNIX
4 8 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.09%) Android
5 7 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.94%) HPUX
7 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (18.41%) Test Scripting
3 105 (16.38%) TDD
4 94 (14.66%) Software Testing
5 89 (13.88%) Project Management
6 88 (13.73%) Manual Testing
7 85 (13.26%) Performance Testing
8 84 (13.10%) Test Strategy
9 80 (12.48%) Automated Testing
10 77 (12.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (11.86%) Test Planning
12 71 (11.08%) Line Management
13 69 (10.76%) Test Automation
14 67 (10.45%) Unit Testing
14 67 (10.45%) Mentoring
15 54 (8.42%) Regression Testing
15 54 (8.42%) ITIL
16 50 (7.80%) Configuration Management
17 48 (7.49%) Non-Functional Testing
18 47 (7.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.61%) SQL
2 80 (12.48%) Java
3 76 (11.86%) C#
4 72 (11.23%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.06%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.43%) PHP
7 16 (2.50%) C++
8 14 (2.18%) VBScript
9 13 (2.03%) MATLAB
9 13 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.03%) R
10 12 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.09%) VB
12 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.94%) COBOL
12 6 (0.94%) PL/1
12 6 (0.94%) JCL
12 6 (0.94%) X++
13 5 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (15.76%) ISEB
2 76 (11.86%) Degree
3 44 (6.86%) ISTQB
4 29 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.50%) ACCA
5 16 (2.50%) CIMA
6 9 (1.40%) VCP4
7 8 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.47%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCSE
12 1 (0.16%) MCSA
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.96%) SLA
2 6 (0.94%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.94%) HDFS
2 4 (0.62%) KVM
2 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) UAG
4 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.50%) Puppet
3 7 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.62%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.47%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.47%) Control-M
6 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 149 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.67%) Oracle
3 46 (7.18%) HP
4 13 (2.03%) Tableau
5 11 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.56%) Cisco
6 10 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 9 (1.40%) SAP
8 8 (1.25%) Adobe
8 8 (1.25%) IBM
8 8 (1.25%) VMware
9 7 (1.09%) Google
10 6 (0.94%) VocaLink
10 6 (0.94%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.94%) NCR
11 5 (0.78%) Citrix
11 5 (0.78%) Macromedia
11 5 (0.78%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.62%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.47%) Endeca
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Simcyp ( A Certa Company)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 holiday, BUPA, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £27,500+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago