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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 65 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 194 288 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.80% 4.88% 3.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.15% 38.92% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 146 239 220
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
568 740 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.12% 12.55% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 458 567 623
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -12 131 £42,500 +6.25% 19
South Yorkshire +10 48 £37,500 +15.38%
North Yorkshire -15 14 £36,250 +11.53% 7
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 271 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (28.06%) SQL
3 114 (25.39%) Selenium
4 106 (23.61%) Java
5 94 (20.94%) Finance
6 88 (19.60%) Software Testing
7 83 (18.49%) Test Strategy
8 81 (18.04%) Test Automation
9 79 (17.59%) Automated Testing
10 78 (17.37%) C#
11 74 (16.48%) Scrum
12 66 (14.70%) Waterfall
13 64 (14.25%) Functional Testing
14 63 (14.03%) Cucumber
15 62 (13.81%) .NET
15 62 (13.81%) ISEB
16 60 (13.36%) Oracle
17 58 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
18 57 (12.69%) Test Scripting
19 54 (12.03%) JIRA
20 53 (11.80%) Mentoring
21 52 (11.58%) Software Delivery
21 52 (11.58%) ISTQB
22 51 (11.36%) BDD
22 51 (11.36%) Regression Testing
23 50 (11.14%) E-Commerce
23 50 (11.14%) Degree
24 49 (10.91%) TDD
25 47 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
25 47 (10.47%) Test Management

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 13 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (1.34%) JBoss
2 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
2 6 (1.34%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.11%) Apache
3 5 (1.11%) Jetty
3 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.67%) Confluence
4 3 (0.67%) Drupal
4 3 (0.67%) IIS
4 3 (0.67%) nginx
4 3 (0.67%) SAS
4 3 (0.67%) WordPress
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) Kentico
6 1 (0.22%) Moodle
6 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.45%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.45%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) Heroku
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.00%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.56%) LDAP
3 5 (1.11%) Broadband
3 5 (1.11%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.11%) LAN
4 4 (0.89%) HTTP
5 2 (0.45%) WAN
6 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.02%) Relational Database
2 33 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.78%) MySQL
8 8 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.56%) Couchbase
9 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.56%) Redis
9 7 (1.56%) Riak
10 5 (1.11%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.45%) MS Access
11 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 114 (25.39%) Selenium
2 63 (14.03%) Cucumber
3 54 (12.03%) JIRA
4 43 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (8.46%) SoapUI
6 32 (7.13%) Git (software)
7 30 (6.68%) Subversion
8 20 (4.45%) WebDriver
9 19 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 16 (3.56%) Capybara
11 14 (3.12%) Oracle APEX
12 13 (2.90%) Jenkins
12 13 (2.90%) JMeter
12 13 (2.90%) TestNG
13 11 (2.45%) Calabash
13 11 (2.45%) Fiddler
13 11 (2.45%) Maven
14 10 (2.23%) NUnit
15 8 (1.78%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.78%) YouTrack
General
1 94 (20.94%) Finance
2 43 (9.58%) Retail
3 37 (8.24%) Legal
4 29 (6.46%) Banking
5 10 (2.23%) Advertising
6 9 (2.00%) Games
6 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (30.96%) Analyst
2 85 (18.93%) Test Analyst
3 69 (15.37%) Test Engineer
4 62 (13.81%) Developer
5 48 (10.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 39 (8.69%) QA Analyst
7 36 (8.02%) Tester
8 29 (6.46%) QA Test Analyst
9 27 (6.01%) Test Automation Engineer
10 24 (5.35%) QA Engineer
11 23 (5.12%) Consultant
11 23 (5.12%) QA Tester
11 23 (5.12%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.90%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.01%) .NET Developer
14 17 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
14 17 (3.79%) Web Analyst
15 16 (3.56%) Lead Test Analyst
15 16 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (3.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.81%) .NET
2 41 (9.13%) HTML
3 36 (8.02%) XML
4 23 (5.12%) CSS
5 21 (4.68%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.45%) Web Services
7 16 (3.56%) SOAP
8 15 (3.34%) jQuery
9 14 (3.12%) Spring
9 14 (3.12%) WCF
10 9 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.00%) WPF
11 8 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.56%) WinForms
12 7 (1.56%) XHTML
13 6 (1.34%) JSON
13 6 (1.34%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (1.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.34%) User Experience
4 14 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.23%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.78%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.11%) PMI
10 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.89%) e-Health
11 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.22%) Animation
13 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.22%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.01%) Windows
2 13 (2.90%) Linux
3 8 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.56%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (19.60%) Software Testing
3 83 (18.49%) Test Strategy
4 81 (18.04%) Test Automation
5 79 (17.59%) Automated Testing
6 74 (16.48%) Scrum
7 66 (14.70%) Waterfall
8 64 (14.25%) Functional Testing
9 58 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (12.69%) Test Scripting
11 53 (11.80%) Mentoring
12 52 (11.58%) Software Delivery
13 51 (11.36%) BDD
13 51 (11.36%) Regression Testing
14 50 (11.14%) E-Commerce
15 49 (10.91%) TDD
16 47 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (10.47%) Test Management
17 45 (10.02%) Kanban
18 42 (9.35%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 126 (28.06%) SQL
2 106 (23.61%) Java
3 78 (17.37%) C#
4 28 (6.24%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.12%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.23%) Python
7 17 (3.79%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.34%) PHP
9 14 (3.12%) Ruby
10 7 (1.56%) C
10 7 (1.56%) Scala
11 5 (1.11%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.11%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.67%) C++
13 2 (0.45%) ABAP
13 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.45%) R
13 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 62 (13.81%) ISEB
2 52 (11.58%) ISTQB
3 50 (11.14%) Degree
4 38 (8.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.34%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.34%) PMP
6 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CEH
7 3 (0.67%) CISSP
7 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) APMP
8 2 (0.45%) CISM
8 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.22%) CISMP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.45%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.56%) SLA
4 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.11%) MISRA
5 3 (0.67%) SDET
6 2 (0.45%) Section 508
7 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.45%) Kibana
3 2 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 60 (13.36%) Oracle
2 29 (6.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.12%) SAP
4 10 (2.23%) HP
5 3 (0.67%) Google
6 2 (0.45%) Apple
6 2 (0.45%) Epicor
6 2 (0.45%) IBM
6 2 (0.45%) Remedy
6 2 (0.45%) Sony
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe
7 1 (0.22%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.22%) Nintex
7 1 (0.22%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.22%) Progress
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + pension, childcare vouchers, emplo
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago