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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 324 274 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.91% 3.76% 4.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.94% 36.83% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 256 214 204
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
721 744 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.93% 10.21% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 577 548 463
Average salary £40,000 £35,661 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 August 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 August 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 +27 246 £40,000 +14.28% 20
South Yorkshire +2 36 £32,500 -18.75% 9
North Yorkshire -7 27 £35,000 +16.66% 8
East Yorkshire - 11 £30,000 - 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 268 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (30.47%) Finance
3 161 (23.03%) SQL
4 120 (17.17%) C#
5 119 (17.02%) ISEB
6 118 (16.88%) .NET
7 106 (15.16%) Java
7 106 (15.16%) Test Scripting
8 94 (13.45%) Project Management
9 91 (13.02%) Microsoft
10 88 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
11 84 (12.02%) Mentoring
12 81 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 76 (10.87%) Degree
14 75 (10.73%) ISTQB
14 75 (10.73%) Selenium
15 73 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 69 (9.87%) SDLC
17 64 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
18 62 (8.87%) Test Strategy
19 59 (8.44%) Business Analysis
19 59 (8.44%) JavaScript
20 58 (8.30%) Scrum
21 57 (8.15%) E-Commerce
22 54 (7.73%) SQL Server
22 54 (7.73%) ASP.NET
23 53 (7.58%) MS Excel
23 53 (7.58%) Retail
24 52 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
24 52 (7.44%) Oracle

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.72%) IIS
6 5 (0.72%) Apache
7 4 (0.57%) MTS
7 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) Drupal
10 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.14%) WordPress
10 1 (0.14%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.72%) MS Office
3 11 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.29%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.29%) SaaS
2 13 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.72%) Office 365
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.72%) Internet
2 12 (1.72%) Firewall
3 10 (1.43%) HTTP
3 10 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.14%) LAN
4 8 (1.14%) WAN
5 5 (0.72%) DNS
5 5 (0.72%) SSH
5 5 (0.72%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.57%) Network Security
6 4 (0.57%) FTP
6 4 (0.57%) SSL
6 4 (0.57%) SAN
7 3 (0.43%) NAS
8 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.29%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.43%) Big Data
5 23 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (2.00%) TKPROF
8 12 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.57%) MySQL
9 11 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 75 (10.73%) Selenium
2 64 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (6.29%) WebDriver
4 42 (6.01%) Visual Studio
5 29 (4.15%) SoapUI
6 26 (3.72%) JIRA
7 22 (3.15%) Subversion
8 21 (3.00%) Selenium IDE
9 20 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 19 (2.72%) HP UFT
10 19 (2.72%) JMeter
11 13 (1.86%) JUnit
11 13 (1.86%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.72%) Maven
12 12 (1.72%) Git (software)
13 11 (1.57%) LoadRunner
14 8 (1.14%) Redmine
14 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.86%) NuGet
15 6 (0.86%) Gradle
General
1 213 (30.47%) Finance
2 53 (7.58%) Retail
3 39 (5.58%) Legal
4 37 (5.29%) Banking
5 26 (3.72%) Marketing
6 11 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.86%) Billing
8 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 269 (38.48%) Analyst
2 155 (22.17%) Test Analyst
3 101 (14.45%) Tester
4 81 (11.59%) Developer
5 66 (9.44%) Business Analyst
6 64 (9.16%) QA Analyst
7 46 (6.58%) Test Manager
8 44 (6.29%) Test Engineer
9 38 (5.44%) Senior Analyst
10 36 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
11 34 (4.86%) QA Test Analyst
12 28 (4.01%) QA Tester
13 24 (3.43%) QA Engineer
13 24 (3.43%) QA Manager
14 23 (3.29%) Project Manager
15 22 (3.15%) Development Manager
16 21 (3.00%) Team Leader
16 21 (3.00%) Software Manager
17 19 (2.72%) Software Development Manager
17 19 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.88%) .NET
2 54 (7.73%) ASP.NET
3 51 (7.30%) XML
4 46 (6.58%) CSS
5 29 (4.15%) Web Services
6 25 (3.58%) jQuery
7 20 (2.86%) REST
8 19 (2.72%) HTML
9 18 (2.58%) Apache Flex
10 17 (2.43%) WCF
10 17 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.00%) SOAP
12 13 (1.86%) XSLT
13 11 (1.57%) Ajax
13 11 (1.57%) RESTful
13 11 (1.57%) JSON
14 9 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.14%) Spring
15 8 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.01%) Management Information System
3 20 (2.86%) GIS
4 19 (2.72%) User Experience
5 17 (2.43%) Data Integration
6 14 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.43%) AS400
13 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.29%) NHS
14 2 (0.29%) W3C
14 2 (0.29%) Informatics
14 2 (0.29%) PKI
14 2 (0.29%) Statistics
14 2 (0.29%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.86%) Linux
2 30 (4.29%) UNIX
3 25 (3.58%) Windows
4 8 (1.14%) Solaris
5 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) CentOS
8 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.16%) Test Scripting
3 94 (13.45%) Project Management
4 84 (12.02%) Mentoring
5 81 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 73 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (9.87%) SDLC
8 62 (8.87%) Test Strategy
9 59 (8.44%) Business Analysis
10 58 (8.30%) Scrum
11 57 (8.15%) E-Commerce
12 51 (7.30%) Regression Testing
12 51 (7.30%) Automated Testing
12 51 (7.30%) Software Testing
13 49 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (6.44%) Automation Testing
15 44 (6.29%) Manual Testing
16 42 (6.01%) Test Management
17 38 (5.44%) Unit Testing
18 37 (5.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 161 (23.03%) SQL
2 120 (17.17%) C#
3 106 (15.16%) Java
4 59 (8.44%) JavaScript
5 42 (6.01%) T-SQL
6 25 (3.58%) PL/SQL
7 17 (2.43%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.00%) PHP
10 11 (1.57%) VB
10 11 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.43%) VBScript
12 7 (1.00%) C++
12 7 (1.00%) Python
13 5 (0.72%) Groovy
14 4 (0.57%) C
15 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.29%) VB6
15 2 (0.29%) Ruby
15 2 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 119 (17.02%) ISEB
2 76 (10.87%) Degree
3 75 (10.73%) ISTQB
4 34 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 17 (2.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (1.43%) ACCA
7 10 (1.43%) CIMA
8 6 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.29%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.14%) MCITP
11 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) APMP
11 1 (0.14%) PMP
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.15%) SLA
2 12 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.00%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (3.29%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.00%) Control-M
3 3 (0.43%) Nagios
3 3 (0.43%) logstash
4 2 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.14%) Graylog
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.44%) Oracle
3 32 (4.58%) HP
4 25 (3.58%) IBM
5 14 (2.00%) Endeca
6 10 (1.43%) Tableau
7 7 (1.00%) Fujitsu
8 6 (0.86%) Capita
8 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.72%) VMware
10 4 (0.57%) Citrix
10 4 (0.57%) SAP
11 3 (0.43%) Google
11 3 (0.43%) F5
12 2 (0.29%) Pega
12 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.29%) Facebook
12 2 (0.29%) Twitter
12 2 (0.29%) Cognos
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33300 - £38850 per week
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39685 - £45954 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, Leeds
The Smart List
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary plus Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago