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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 267 248 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.66% 4.60% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.38% 40.39% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 198 256
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.43% -
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
734 614 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.07% 11.39% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 538 466 540
Average salary £35,661 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
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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 -27 184 £35,000 - 15
South Yorkshire 0 39 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North Yorkshire -4 38 £30,000 -7.69% 8
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 206 (31.60%) Project Management
2 179 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (25.77%) SQL
4 141 (21.63%) Test Scripting
5 135 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 120 (18.40%) XML
7 117 (17.94%) SQL Server
7 117 (17.94%) Finance
8 111 (17.02%) Web Services
9 110 (16.87%) Microsoft
10 109 (16.72%) Test Strategy
11 107 (16.41%) .NET
12 102 (15.64%) Scrum
13 101 (15.49%) Java
14 96 (14.72%) Regression Testing
14 96 (14.72%) Selenium
15 89 (13.65%) Software Testing
16 83 (12.73%) ISEB
17 82 (12.58%) Degree
18 78 (11.96%) JavaScript
19 76 (11.66%) E-Commerce
20 75 (11.50%) Automated Testing
21 70 (10.74%) SOAP
22 65 (9.97%) HP Quality Center
23 64 (9.82%) TDD
24 62 (9.51%) Test Automation
25 60 (9.20%) Linux
26 57 (8.74%) PHP
26 57 (8.74%) QuickTest Pro
27 51 (7.82%) Cucumber

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 39 (5.98%) Apache
2 33 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 33 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 32 (4.91%) WebLogic Portal
3 32 (4.91%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.84%) CMS
5 8 (1.23%) IIS
6 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.61%) WordPress
6 4 (0.61%) Drupal
7 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.46%) Confluence
7 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.46%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.76%) MS Office
3 7 (1.07%) MS Project
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.46%) FreeHand
6 3 (0.46%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) BASE24
2 2 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.31%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.30%) SaaS
2 7 (1.07%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.13%) HTTP
2 35 (5.37%) Internet
3 32 (4.91%) AMQP
4 7 (1.07%) Intranet
5 5 (0.77%) Firewall
6 4 (0.61%) DNS
7 3 (0.46%) DHCP
7 3 (0.46%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.46%) VPN
7 3 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.31%) LAN
8 2 (0.31%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) IPv4
9 1 (0.15%) CTI
9 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (17.94%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.75%) MySQL
3 23 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 17 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.92%) DB2
13 5 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
14 3 (0.46%) Big Data
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.31%) Data Mart
15 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 96 (14.72%) Selenium
2 57 (8.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 51 (7.82%) Cucumber
4 49 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (6.13%) FitNesse
6 33 (5.06%) SpecFlow
7 25 (3.83%) JIRA
8 24 (3.68%) Visual Studio
9 23 (3.53%) WebDriver
10 22 (3.37%) SoapUI
11 17 (2.61%) JUnit
12 12 (1.84%) Git (software)
13 11 (1.69%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.69%) Subversion
14 9 (1.38%) JMeter
15 7 (1.07%) JBehave
16 6 (0.92%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.77%) Maven
17 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 4 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 117 (17.94%) Finance
2 34 (5.21%) Banking
3 32 (4.91%) Retail
4 18 (2.76%) Marketing
5 8 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.92%) Games
8 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 257 (39.42%) Analyst
2 186 (28.53%) Test Analyst
3 130 (19.94%) Developer
4 84 (12.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 70 (10.74%) Test Engineer
6 54 (8.28%) QA Analyst
7 51 (7.82%) Tester
8 42 (6.44%) Project Manager
8 42 (6.44%) Architect
9 41 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
10 39 (5.98%) Senior Developer
11 35 (5.37%) Senior Test Analyst
12 34 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (4.60%) SQL Developer
14 24 (3.68%) Senior Test Engineer
14 24 (3.68%) Support Analyst
15 21 (3.22%) Lead Developer
15 21 (3.22%) Test Manager
15 21 (3.22%) Business Analyst
16 20 (3.07%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (18.40%) XML
2 111 (17.02%) Web Services
3 107 (16.41%) .NET
4 70 (10.74%) SOAP
5 41 (6.29%) XSD
5 41 (6.29%) WSDL
6 39 (5.98%) J2EE
7 36 (5.52%) LAMP
8 32 (4.91%) ActiveMQ
8 32 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (4.29%) HTML
10 26 (3.99%) ASP.NET
11 20 (3.07%) CSS
12 17 (2.61%) Middleware
13 15 (2.30%) jQuery
14 12 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.53%) HTML5
15 10 (1.53%) WCF
16 6 (0.92%) JSON
17 5 (0.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.90%) Open Source
2 32 (4.91%) RIA
2 32 (4.91%) Symmetrix
2 32 (4.91%) Clustering
3 18 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.84%) Client/Server
5 12 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.92%) iPhone
8 6 (0.92%) EPoS
8 6 (0.92%) EFTPOS
8 6 (0.92%) STB
9 5 (0.77%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.61%) FMCG
10 4 (0.61%) Social Media
11 3 (0.46%) Animation
11 3 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.31%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.20%) Linux
2 32 (4.91%) Solaris
3 28 (4.29%) Windows
4 11 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 11 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.38%) UNIX
6 8 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) zOS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (31.60%) Project Management
2 179 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (21.63%) Test Scripting
4 135 (20.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 109 (16.72%) Test Strategy
6 102 (15.64%) Scrum
7 96 (14.72%) Regression Testing
8 89 (13.65%) Software Testing
9 76 (11.66%) E-Commerce
10 75 (11.50%) Automated Testing
11 64 (9.82%) TDD
12 62 (9.51%) Test Automation
13 49 (7.52%) Test Management
14 48 (7.36%) UML
15 46 (7.06%) ITIL
16 38 (5.83%) Business Analysis
16 38 (5.83%) Waterfall
17 37 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
18 36 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (5.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 168 (25.77%) SQL
2 101 (15.49%) Java
3 78 (11.96%) JavaScript
4 57 (8.74%) PHP
5 48 (7.36%) C#
6 23 (3.53%) C++
7 21 (3.22%) Perl
7 21 (3.22%) PowerShell
8 20 (3.07%) Ruby
8 20 (3.07%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.91%) Python
10 17 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.99%) VB
12 11 (1.69%) C
13 7 (1.07%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.07%) VB6
14 5 (0.77%) RPG
15 4 (0.61%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (12.73%) ISEB
2 82 (12.58%) Degree
3 29 (4.45%) ISTQB
3 29 (4.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.07%) ACCA
5 7 (1.07%) CIMA
6 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.46%) MCITP
7 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.46%) MCSE
7 3 (0.46%) CCNA
8 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.15%) HNC
9 1 (0.15%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) APMP
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.68%) SLA
2 10 (1.53%) TickIT
3 5 (0.77%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.77%) FATCA
3 5 (0.77%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) GAAP
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 65 (9.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.36%) HP
3 40 (6.13%) Oracle
4 36 (5.52%) Cisco
5 32 (4.91%) EMC
5 32 (4.91%) F5
6 21 (3.22%) Business Objects
7 16 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
8 10 (1.53%) IBM
9 8 (1.23%) EPiServer
10 7 (1.07%) VMware
10 7 (1.07%) Google
10 7 (1.07%) SAP
11 5 (0.77%) NCR
12 4 (0.61%) hybris
13 3 (0.46%) Capita
13 3 (0.46%) Zend
13 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.46%) Adobe
13 3 (0.46%) Macromedia
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary DOE + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000-£35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago