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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 357 295 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.20% 4.16% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.83% 39.97% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 283 222 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
779 738 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.35% 10.40% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 619 538 449
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 +12 279 £40,000 - 25
North Yorkshire +3 31 £39,250 +20.76% 4
South Yorkshire -17 30 £30,000 -25.00% 4
East Yorkshire - 9 £30,000 - 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 261 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (30.03%) Finance
3 173 (24.50%) SQL
4 127 (17.99%) ISEB
5 121 (17.14%) C#
6 118 (16.71%) Java
7 115 (16.29%) .NET
8 113 (16.01%) Test Scripting
9 109 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
10 102 (14.45%) Microsoft
11 89 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 87 (12.32%) Selenium
13 82 (11.61%) Degree
14 81 (11.47%) Project Management
15 80 (11.33%) ISTQB
16 72 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 72 (10.20%) Mentoring
16 72 (10.20%) SDLC
17 67 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 64 (9.07%) Business Analysis
19 61 (8.64%) SQL Server
20 58 (8.22%) Oracle
20 58 (8.22%) Test Strategy
21 57 (8.07%) E-Commerce
22 55 (7.79%) Scrum
22 55 (7.79%) Automated Testing
22 55 (7.79%) Software Testing
23 53 (7.51%) Manual Testing
23 53 (7.51%) Regression Testing
23 53 (7.51%) Business Intelligence

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.99%) Apache
5 6 (0.85%) IIS
5 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.57%) MTS
7 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) Lync
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.12%) MS Office
3 9 (1.27%) SPSS
4 8 (1.13%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.99%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.69%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.98%) SaaS
3 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.41%) Internet
2 12 (1.70%) Firewall
3 9 (1.27%) HTTP
3 9 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.13%) LAN
4 8 (1.13%) WAN
5 5 (0.71%) DNS
5 5 (0.71%) SSH
5 5 (0.71%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.57%) Network Security
6 4 (0.57%) FTP
6 4 (0.57%) SAN
7 3 (0.42%) SSL
7 3 (0.42%) NAS
8 2 (0.28%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
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 61 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (3.82%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.97%) Big Data
5 21 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 21 (2.97%) Oracle9i Database
6 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (2.27%) TKPROF
8 14 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.70%) MySQL
10 9 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (12.32%) Selenium
2 67 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (6.37%) WebDriver
4 39 (5.52%) Visual Studio
5 26 (3.68%) SoapUI
6 25 (3.54%) HP UFT
6 25 (3.54%) JIRA
7 23 (3.26%) Subversion
7 23 (3.26%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.12%) Selenium IDE
9 21 (2.97%) JMeter
10 18 (2.55%) JUnit
11 13 (1.84%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.56%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.56%) Maven
12 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (1.42%) NUnit
14 9 (1.27%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.99%) NuGet
16 6 (0.85%) Gradle
General
1 212 (30.03%) Finance
2 51 (7.22%) Retail
3 34 (4.82%) Banking
4 29 (4.11%) Legal
5 28 (3.97%) Marketing
6 11 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Billing
9 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.42%) Law
10 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 293 (41.50%) Analyst
2 167 (23.65%) Test Analyst
3 96 (13.60%) Tester
4 89 (12.61%) Developer
5 69 (9.77%) Business Analyst
6 68 (9.63%) QA Analyst
7 45 (6.37%) Senior Analyst
8 39 (5.52%) Senior Test Analyst
9 37 (5.24%) Test Manager
9 37 (5.24%) QA Test Analyst
10 35 (4.96%) Test Engineer
11 24 (3.40%) QA Manager
12 23 (3.26%) Project Manager
13 22 (3.12%) QA Tester
14 21 (2.97%) QA Engineer
14 21 (2.97%) Oracle Developer
15 19 (2.69%) Software Tester
15 19 (2.69%) Automation Tester
16 18 (2.55%) Development Manager
16 18 (2.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (16.29%) .NET
2 50 (7.08%) ASP.NET
3 44 (6.23%) XML
4 35 (4.96%) CSS
5 28 (3.97%) Web Services
6 22 (3.12%) WCF
7 20 (2.83%) Apache Flex
8 17 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (2.27%) jQuery
10 15 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.12%) HTML
11 14 (1.98%) REST
11 14 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (1.84%) XSLT
13 12 (1.70%) Ajax
14 11 (1.56%) SOAP
15 8 (1.13%) RESTful
15 8 (1.13%) WPF
16 7 (0.99%) Spring
16 7 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.97%) GIS
3 21 (2.97%) User Experience
3 21 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 14 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.84%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.42%) Statistics
6 10 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 10 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.27%) Taxonomies
7 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 6 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.57%) NHS
10 3 (0.42%) AS400
10 3 (0.42%) Informatics
10 3 (0.42%) Health Informatics
10 3 (0.42%) Social Media
11 2 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.82%) UNIX
2 29 (4.11%) Linux
3 21 (2.97%) Windows
4 8 (1.13%) Solaris
5 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.71%) CentOS
6 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.01%) Test Scripting
3 89 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 81 (11.47%) Project Management
5 72 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 72 (10.20%) SDLC
6 64 (9.07%) Business Analysis
7 58 (8.22%) Test Strategy
8 57 (8.07%) E-Commerce
9 55 (7.79%) Automated Testing
9 55 (7.79%) Software Testing
9 55 (7.79%) Scrum
10 53 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (7.51%) Regression Testing
10 53 (7.51%) Manual Testing
11 52 (7.37%) Unit Testing
11 52 (7.37%) TDD
12 47 (6.66%) Coaching
13 46 (6.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (24.50%) SQL
2 121 (17.14%) C#
3 118 (16.71%) Java
4 46 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 43 (6.09%) T-SQL
6 28 (3.97%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.12%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.98%) PHP
9 13 (1.84%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.70%) VB
11 11 (1.56%) VBScript
11 11 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.27%) R
12 9 (1.27%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.99%) Python
13 7 (0.99%) C++
14 4 (0.57%) Groovy
15 2 (0.28%) C
15 2 (0.28%) X++
15 2 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 127 (17.99%) ISEB
2 82 (11.61%) Degree
3 80 (11.33%) ISTQB
4 30 (4.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
6 16 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 13 (1.84%) ACCA
7 13 (1.84%) CIMA
8 8 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) APMP
11 1 (0.14%) MCITP
11 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.14%) MCSE
11 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.84%) SLA
2 12 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.99%) HL7
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.57%) HDFS
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.27%) Control-M
3 3 (0.42%) Nagios
3 3 (0.42%) logstash
4 2 (0.28%) Kibana
5 1 (0.14%) Graylog
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 102 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.22%) Oracle
3 37 (5.24%) HP
4 24 (3.40%) IBM
5 16 (2.27%) Endeca
5 16 (2.27%) Tableau
6 7 (0.99%) Fujitsu
7 6 (0.85%) Capita
7 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.71%) VMware
8 5 (0.71%) Citrix
9 4 (0.57%) SAP
10 3 (0.42%) Google
10 3 (0.42%) F5
11 2 (0.28%) Pega
11 2 (0.28%) Facebook
11 2 (0.28%) Twitter
11 2 (0.28%) Apple
11 2 (0.28%) Cognos
11 2 (0.28%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £41,000 to £51,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 10% full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Arco
Salary: £33,950 - £39,842, on experience, + bonus & comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, Yorkshire
Arco
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
RMI International
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago