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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 71 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 181 266 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.42% 4.19% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.97% 32.48% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 139 224 234
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
604 819 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.42% 12.89% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 486 649 767
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -10 124 £42,500 +6.25% 22
South Yorkshire -6 35 £37,500 +10.29% 3
North Yorkshire -12 20 £27,500 -15.38% 6
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 265 (61.63%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (32.79%) Selenium
3 139 (32.33%) SQL
4 126 (29.30%) Java
5 97 (22.56%) Scrum
6 95 (22.09%) Software Testing
7 94 (21.86%) Test Automation
8 82 (19.07%) C#
9 81 (18.84%) ISEB
9 81 (18.84%) Test Strategy
9 81 (18.84%) Functional Testing
10 77 (17.91%) Cucumber
11 74 (17.21%) Automated Testing
11 74 (17.21%) Finance
12 71 (16.51%) ISTQB
13 69 (16.05%) Oracle
14 68 (15.81%) Waterfall
15 66 (15.35%) .NET
16 65 (15.12%) Test Management
17 62 (14.42%) Software Delivery
18 61 (14.19%) Mentoring
18 61 (14.19%) JIRA
18 61 (14.19%) Regression Testing
19 60 (13.95%) Test Scripting
20 59 (13.72%) TDD
21 58 (13.49%) Kanban
22 55 (12.79%) BDD
23 53 (12.33%) Defect Tracking
24 50 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 48 (11.16%) E-Commerce

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 14 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (1.63%) Apache
3 5 (1.16%) JBoss
3 5 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.93%) Confluence
4 4 (0.93%) IIS
4 4 (0.93%) Jetty
4 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.70%) CMS
5 3 (0.70%) Drupal
5 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.70%) nginx
5 3 (0.70%) WordPress
6 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.47%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.63%) Unified Communications
2 6 (1.40%) HTTP
3 5 (1.16%) LAN
4 4 (0.93%) LDAP
5 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.70%) Internet
6 2 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.53%) Relational Database
2 24 (5.58%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.79%) MySQL
7 8 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.86%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.63%) Couchbase
8 7 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.63%) Redis
8 7 (1.63%) Riak
9 5 (1.16%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.70%) Big Data
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.47%) MS Access
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 141 (32.79%) Selenium
2 77 (17.91%) Cucumber
3 61 (14.19%) JIRA
4 39 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (8.84%) SoapUI
6 37 (8.60%) Git (software)
7 32 (7.44%) Visual Studio
8 31 (7.21%) Subversion
9 23 (5.35%) JMeter
10 21 (4.88%) WebDriver
11 17 (3.95%) Maven
11 17 (3.95%) TestNG
12 16 (3.72%) LoadRunner
13 15 (3.49%) Jenkins
13 15 (3.49%) NUnit
13 15 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
14 13 (3.02%) Capybara
15 12 (2.79%) Gatling
16 11 (2.56%) SpecFlow
17 10 (2.33%) Fiddler
General
1 74 (17.21%) Finance
2 31 (7.21%) Retail
3 26 (6.05%) Legal
4 20 (4.65%) Banking
5 10 (2.33%) Advertising
6 8 (1.86%) Games
7 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Marketing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (29.53%) Analyst
2 86 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 80 (18.60%) Test Engineer
4 55 (12.79%) Developer
5 53 (12.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 41 (9.53%) QA Analyst
7 37 (8.60%) Tester
8 34 (7.91%) QA Engineer
9 33 (7.67%) QA Test Analyst
10 22 (5.12%) QA Tester
11 20 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
11 20 (4.65%) Test Manager
12 16 (3.72%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (3.49%) Project Manager
13 15 (3.49%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Automation Test Analyst
15 13 (3.02%) .NET Developer
15 13 (3.02%) Consultant
15 13 (3.02%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.35%) .NET
2 39 (9.07%) HTML
3 38 (8.84%) XML
4 24 (5.58%) CSS
5 21 (4.88%) Spring
5 21 (4.88%) Web Services
6 15 (3.49%) Hibernate
6 15 (3.49%) SOAP
7 14 (3.26%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.79%) jQuery
8 12 (2.79%) WCF
9 11 (2.56%) WPF
10 10 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.33%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.09%) Node.js
11 9 (2.09%) React
11 9 (2.09%) RESTful
12 8 (1.86%) Backbone.js
12 8 (1.86%) Ember.js
13 7 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.72%) User Experience
3 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.63%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.93%) e-Health
7 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.47%) Clustering
8 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.47%) iPad
8 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.23%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.23%) PMI
9 1 (0.23%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.21%) Windows
2 12 (2.79%) Linux
3 9 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.93%) Unix
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) VMS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (61.63%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.56%) Scrum
3 95 (22.09%) Software Testing
4 94 (21.86%) Test Automation
5 81 (18.84%) Functional Testing
5 81 (18.84%) Test Strategy
6 74 (17.21%) Automated Testing
7 68 (15.81%) Waterfall
8 65 (15.12%) Test Management
9 62 (14.42%) Software Delivery
10 61 (14.19%) Mentoring
10 61 (14.19%) Regression Testing
11 60 (13.95%) Test Scripting
12 59 (13.72%) TDD
13 58 (13.49%) Kanban
14 55 (12.79%) BDD
15 53 (12.33%) Defect Tracking
16 48 (11.16%) E-Commerce
17 47 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (10.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 139 (32.33%) SQL
2 126 (29.30%) Java
3 82 (19.07%) C#
4 34 (7.91%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.12%) Python
6 20 (4.65%) PHP
7 19 (4.42%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.26%) Ruby
9 14 (3.26%) Scala
10 5 (1.16%) C
10 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.70%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.70%) C++
11 3 (0.70%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.70%) VBScript
12 2 (0.47%) Groovy
12 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.47%) R
12 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (18.84%) ISEB
2 71 (16.51%) ISTQB
3 50 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (6.05%) Degree
5 6 (1.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.47%) CEH
7 2 (0.47%) CISSP
7 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.47%) PMP
7 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.23%) CISM
8 1 (0.23%) CISMP
8 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.63%) SLA
2 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.93%) SDET
4 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.70%) MISRA
5 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 2 (0.47%) Section 508
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) Kibana
2 3 (0.70%) logstash
2 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (16.05%) Oracle
2 35 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.33%) HP
4 9 (2.09%) SAP
5 4 (0.93%) Apple
6 3 (0.70%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.47%) Epicor
7 2 (0.47%) Google
7 2 (0.47%) Remedy
7 2 (0.47%) Sony
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Nintex
8 1 (0.23%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
AM Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 11 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 25 days ago