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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 357 396 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.34% 5.57% 6.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.16% 48.18% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 271 302 291
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £27,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
757 822 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.33% 11.56% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 563 637 525
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -3 261 £40,000 +14.28% 23
North Yorkshire +15 52 £32,000 -17.41% 4
South Yorkshire -11 23 £42,500 - 3
East Yorkshire +3 8 £33,000 +83.33%
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 244 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (27.74%) Finance
3 173 (25.94%) SQL
4 110 (16.49%) ISEB
5 108 (16.19%) Selenium
6 107 (16.04%) Test Scripting
6 107 (16.04%) Microsoft
6 107 (16.04%) Java
7 105 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
8 98 (14.69%) .NET
9 96 (14.39%) C#
10 84 (12.59%) Project Management
11 82 (12.29%) Degree
12 78 (11.69%) Oracle
13 77 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 74 (11.09%) Automated Testing
15 73 (10.94%) Unit Testing
16 71 (10.64%) TDD
17 70 (10.49%) Test Strategy
18 69 (10.34%) Manual Testing
19 66 (9.90%) MS Excel
20 65 (9.75%) SQL Server
21 63 (9.45%) Mentoring
22 62 (9.30%) Performance Testing
23 61 (9.15%) ISTQB
23 61 (9.15%) Line Management
24 60 (9.00%) Business Analysis
25 58 (8.70%) JavaScript
25 58 (8.70%) Software Testing
25 58 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (2.25%) Apache
1 15 (2.25%) IIS
2 12 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.45%) MTS
6 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.30%) CMS
7 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) Lync
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 66 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.00%) MS Office
3 13 (1.95%) SPSS
4 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.50%) MS Project
5 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) FreeHand
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.30%) BASE24
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.95%) SaaS
1 13 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.85%) Firewall
2 15 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.95%) Internet
4 11 (1.65%) DNS
5 8 (1.20%) LAN
5 8 (1.20%) HTTP
6 7 (1.05%) WAN
7 5 (0.75%) PuTTY
7 5 (0.75%) SSH
8 4 (0.60%) FTP
9 3 (0.45%) SAN
10 2 (0.30%) Network Security
10 2 (0.30%) SSL
10 2 (0.30%) DHCP
10 2 (0.30%) VPN
10 2 (0.30%) NAS
11 1 (0.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.15%) ATM
11 1 (0.15%) Broadband
11 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 15 (2.25%) MySQL
8 15 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.65%) Big Data
10 10 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.50%) TKPROF
11 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 108 (16.19%) Selenium
2 58 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.30%) JIRA
4 41 (6.15%) JUnit
5 40 (6.00%) WebDriver
6 39 (5.85%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (4.80%) NUnit
8 24 (3.60%) SoapUI
9 19 (2.85%) JMeter
10 18 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.40%) eggPlant
12 15 (2.25%) Selenium IDE
13 14 (2.10%) Subversion
14 12 (1.80%) Firebug
14 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
14 12 (1.80%) Jenkins
15 10 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 185 (27.74%) Finance
2 55 (8.25%) Retail
3 31 (4.65%) Banking
4 23 (3.45%) Marketing
5 15 (2.25%) Legal
6 12 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.60%) Billing
10 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 299 (44.83%) Analyst
2 183 (27.44%) Test Analyst
3 70 (10.49%) Developer
4 61 (9.15%) Tester
5 59 (8.85%) Business Analyst
6 56 (8.40%) QA Analyst
7 54 (8.10%) Senior Analyst
8 46 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 33 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 27 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 26 (3.90%) Test Manager
11 26 (3.90%) QA Test Analyst
12 23 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
13 21 (3.15%) Test Engineer
14 18 (2.70%) Architect
15 16 (2.40%) QA Manager
15 16 (2.40%) Oracle Developer
16 15 (2.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
16 15 (2.25%) Junior
16 15 (2.25%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (14.69%) .NET
2 41 (6.15%) CSS
3 38 (5.70%) ASP.NET
4 32 (4.80%) HTML
5 27 (4.05%) XML
6 25 (3.75%) Web Services
7 23 (3.45%) jQuery
8 16 (2.40%) WCF
9 15 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.10%) Ajax
10 14 (2.10%) DOM
11 13 (1.95%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.50%) Apache Flex
13 9 (1.35%) J2EE
13 9 (1.35%) RESTful
13 9 (1.35%) Symfony
14 8 (1.20%) SOAP
14 8 (1.20%) XSLT
14 8 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 105 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.95%) User Experience
3 31 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.15%) Data Integration
5 14 (2.10%) GIS
5 14 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.95%) Statistics
6 13 (1.95%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.95%) Taxonomies
6 13 (1.95%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.65%) Open Source
8 6 (0.90%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.60%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.60%) NHS
10 4 (0.60%) W3C
11 3 (0.45%) Health Informatics
11 3 (0.45%) EMV
11 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.40%) Linux
2 32 (4.80%) UNIX
3 27 (4.05%) Windows
4 8 (1.20%) Solaris
5 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.90%) Android
6 6 (0.90%) HPUX
6 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.75%) CentOS
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (16.04%) Test Scripting
3 84 (12.59%) Project Management
4 77 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 74 (11.09%) Automated Testing
6 73 (10.94%) Unit Testing
7 71 (10.64%) TDD
8 70 (10.49%) Test Strategy
9 69 (10.34%) Manual Testing
10 63 (9.45%) Mentoring
11 62 (9.30%) Performance Testing
12 61 (9.15%) Line Management
13 60 (9.00%) Business Analysis
14 58 (8.70%) Software Testing
15 56 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 54 (8.10%) Coaching
17 52 (7.80%) Regression Testing
17 52 (7.80%) Test Automation
18 51 (7.65%) E-Commerce
19 46 (6.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (25.94%) SQL
2 107 (16.04%) Java
3 96 (14.39%) C#
4 58 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 26 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 22 (3.30%) Shell Script
7 16 (2.40%) PHP
8 14 (2.10%) VBScript
8 14 (2.10%) VB
9 13 (1.95%) R
9 13 (1.95%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.05%) C++
12 6 (0.90%) X++
12 6 (0.90%) Python
12 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.30%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 110 (16.49%) ISEB
2 82 (12.29%) Degree
3 61 (9.15%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.95%) CIMA
5 13 (1.95%) ACCA
5 13 (1.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.15%) HND
9 1 (0.15%) MCSE
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) CCNA
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.85%) SLA
2 7 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) HL7
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.90%) HDFS
2 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) KVM
3 2 (0.30%) NFS
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.50%) Control-M
3 4 (0.60%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) logstash
4 3 (0.45%) Nagios
5 2 (0.30%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) Graylog
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 107 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 78 (11.69%) Oracle
3 38 (5.70%) HP
4 14 (2.10%) IBM
5 13 (1.95%) Tableau
6 11 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.50%) Endeca
8 8 (1.20%) Citrix
9 7 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 6 (0.90%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.90%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.60%) VMware
12 3 (0.45%) Cisco
13 2 (0.30%) Cognos
13 2 (0.30%) F5
13 2 (0.30%) Facebook
13 2 (0.30%) Twitter
13 2 (0.30%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.30%) Splunk
14 1 (0.15%) Spiceworks
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cordant Group PLC
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago