The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 398 382 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.21% 6.65% 4.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.50% 51.34% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 310 312 246
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
856 744 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.20% 12.96% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 665 555 502
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 297 £35,000 -2.77% 38
North Yorkshire -15 54 £35,000 +3.70% 13
South Yorkshire -21 26 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East Yorkshire +3 12 £27,000 +12.50%
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England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 221 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (27.17%) Test Scripting
3 177 (25.99%) Project Management
4 172 (25.26%) Finance
5 158 (23.20%) SQL
6 138 (20.26%) .NET
7 136 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 128 (18.80%) SQL Server
9 114 (16.74%) ISEB
10 110 (16.15%) Microsoft
11 100 (14.68%) Software Testing
12 89 (13.07%) Windows
13 88 (12.92%) Test Strategy
14 86 (12.63%) Scrum
15 83 (12.19%) Java
15 83 (12.19%) HP Quality Center
16 79 (11.60%) TDD
17 77 (11.31%) Linux
18 74 (10.87%) XML
19 73 (10.72%) JavaScript
19 73 (10.72%) Selenium
20 72 (10.57%) Automated Testing
21 69 (10.13%) Test Automation
22 66 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (9.69%) Regression Testing
23 60 (8.81%) C#
24 58 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
24 58 (8.52%) Degree
25 57 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
25 57 (8.37%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (3.38%) Apache
2 16 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 14 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.76%) IIS
4 12 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (0.73%) CMS
6 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.44%) Drupal
7 3 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.44%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.29%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 42 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.79%) MS Office
3 10 (1.47%) MS Project
4 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.29%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.29%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.79%) HTTP
2 12 (1.76%) Internet
3 11 (1.62%) Firewall
3 11 (1.62%) DNS
4 8 (1.17%) IPv4
4 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.17%) SSH
4 8 (1.17%) AMQP
5 6 (0.88%) Intranet
6 5 (0.73%) Broadband
7 3 (0.44%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (0.44%) LAN
7 3 (0.44%) DHCP
7 3 (0.44%) VPN
8 2 (0.29%) FTP
8 2 (0.29%) WAN
8 2 (0.29%) Wireless
8 2 (0.29%) MPLS
9 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.41%) MySQL
5 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.32%) DB2
9 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.44%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 73 (10.72%) Selenium
2 57 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (7.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 39 (5.73%) Cucumber
5 37 (5.43%) Subversion
6 32 (4.70%) Visual Studio
7 30 (4.41%) FitNesse
8 29 (4.26%) SpecFlow
9 23 (3.38%) MSTest
10 22 (3.23%) WebDriver
11 20 (2.94%) NUnit
12 19 (2.79%) Jenkins
13 18 (2.64%) Maven
14 16 (2.35%) Hudson
15 15 (2.20%) JIRA
16 12 (1.76%) Git (software)
16 12 (1.76%) SoapUI
17 11 (1.62%) Mercurial
18 7 (1.03%) Ranorex
19 5 (0.73%) MorphX
General
1 172 (25.26%) Finance
2 21 (3.08%) Marketing
3 19 (2.79%) Banking
4 13 (1.91%) Retail
4 13 (1.91%) Games
5 12 (1.76%) Legal
5 12 (1.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.88%) Billing
7 5 (0.73%) Automotive
8 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 245 (35.98%) Analyst
2 180 (26.43%) Test Analyst
3 138 (20.26%) Developer
4 75 (11.01%) Test Engineer
5 65 (9.54%) Tester
6 54 (7.93%) QA Analyst
7 48 (7.05%) Project Manager
8 45 (6.61%) Agile Test Analyst
9 40 (5.87%) Senior Developer
10 39 (5.73%) Software Tester
11 34 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (4.70%) Test Manager
13 25 (3.67%) Web Developer
14 19 (2.79%) Java Developer
14 19 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
15 17 (2.50%) Lead Developer
15 17 (2.50%) .NET Developer
16 16 (2.35%) Business Analyst
16 16 (2.35%) Software Engineer
16 16 (2.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.26%) .NET
2 74 (10.87%) XML
3 57 (8.37%) Web Services
4 48 (7.05%) SOAP
5 44 (6.46%) HTML
6 42 (6.17%) ASP.NET
7 40 (5.87%) jQuery
8 39 (5.73%) CSS
9 35 (5.14%) WCF
10 33 (4.85%) XSD
10 33 (4.85%) WSDL
11 23 (3.38%) LAMP
12 20 (2.94%) J2EE
12 20 (2.94%) Spring
13 16 (2.35%) Hibernate
14 15 (2.20%) JSON
14 15 (2.20%) LINQ
15 14 (2.06%) Spring MVC
15 14 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (2.06%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (3.96%) Open Source
3 23 (3.38%) Digital Media
4 12 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.62%) iPhone
5 11 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.32%) EPoS
6 9 (1.32%) EFTPOS
7 8 (1.17%) Symmetrix
7 8 (1.17%) Clustering
7 8 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.17%) RIA
7 8 (1.17%) Xbox
8 6 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.73%) Replication
10 4 (0.59%) STB
11 3 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.29%) BBC
12 2 (0.29%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.07%) Windows
2 77 (11.31%) Linux
3 28 (4.11%) UNIX
4 17 (2.50%) Android
5 15 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.20%) Solaris
6 12 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.62%) Windows 8
7 11 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.88%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.44%) zOS
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (27.17%) Test Scripting
3 177 (25.99%) Project Management
4 136 (19.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 100 (14.68%) Software Testing
6 88 (12.92%) Test Strategy
7 86 (12.63%) Scrum
8 79 (11.60%) TDD
9 72 (10.57%) Automated Testing
10 69 (10.13%) Test Automation
11 66 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (9.69%) Regression Testing
12 58 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (7.93%) Test Management
14 46 (6.75%) MVC
15 44 (6.46%) PRINCE2
16 43 (6.31%) Unit Testing
17 40 (5.87%) BDD
18 39 (5.73%) Business Analysis
19 38 (5.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 158 (23.20%) SQL
2 83 (12.19%) Java
3 73 (10.72%) JavaScript
4 60 (8.81%) C#
5 42 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 38 (5.58%) PHP
7 24 (3.52%) C++
8 20 (2.94%) C
8 20 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 13 (1.91%) Perl
10 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.62%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.62%) VB
11 8 (1.17%) Python
11 8 (1.17%) Assembly Language
12 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.73%) X++
13 5 (0.73%) Ruby
14 3 (0.44%) VB6
14 3 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 114 (16.74%) ISEB
2 58 (8.52%) Degree
3 42 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.73%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.44%) MCITP
10 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.44%) CCNA
10 3 (0.44%) MCSE
11 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) HNC
12 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.47%) SLA
2 7 (1.03%) TickIT
3 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 83 (12.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 110 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.22%) Oracle
3 39 (5.73%) HP
4 15 (2.20%) Zend
5 13 (1.91%) IBM
6 11 (1.62%) Cisco
7 9 (1.32%) SAP
8 8 (1.17%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.17%) EMC
8 8 (1.17%) F5
9 6 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
10 5 (0.73%) Lotus
11 4 (0.59%) Capita
12 3 (0.44%) JBoss
13 2 (0.29%) Siebel
13 2 (0.29%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.15%) ArcSight
14 1 (0.15%) Splunk
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car +bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary DOE with Exc Bens
Posted: 2 days ago