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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 236 361 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.26% 5.23% 4.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.59% 45.41% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 206 285 236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
645 795 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.63% 11.53% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 515 629 594
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 176 £40,000 - 24
South Yorkshire +9 25 £41,250 +37.50% 6
North Yorkshire +15 22 £31,500 -10.00% 3
East Yorkshire -2 13 £43,750 +45.83% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 267 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (30.06%) SQL
3 138 (28.81%) Selenium
4 94 (19.62%) Finance
5 92 (19.21%) Scrum
6 87 (18.16%) Software Testing
7 86 (17.95%) .NET
7 86 (17.95%) Java
8 82 (17.12%) C#
9 76 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (15.66%) Test Strategy
11 74 (15.45%) Microsoft
12 72 (15.03%) ISEB
12 72 (15.03%) Test Automation
12 72 (15.03%) SDLC
13 67 (13.99%) Waterfall
14 66 (13.78%) Functional Testing
15 63 (13.15%) SQL Server
16 62 (12.94%) HTML
17 61 (12.73%) JIRA
18 60 (12.53%) Manual Testing
18 60 (12.53%) JavaScript
18 60 (12.53%) E-Commerce
19 56 (11.69%) Test Scripting
20 54 (11.27%) Degree
20 54 (11.27%) Oracle
20 54 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
22 50 (10.44%) Legal
22 50 (10.44%) Automation Testing

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 12 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.04%) CMS
2 5 (1.04%) Confluence
3 4 (0.84%) Kentico
3 4 (0.84%) OpenEdge
4 3 (0.63%) Apache
4 3 (0.63%) Drupal
4 3 (0.63%) WordPress
5 2 (0.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (1.25%) Pegasus Opera
2 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.84%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.46%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) FTP
2 4 (0.84%) HTTP
2 4 (0.84%) Network Security
3 3 (0.63%) CTI
3 3 (0.63%) LDAP
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.97%) MySQL
3 18 (3.76%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.46%) Power BI
8 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.63%) Big Data
11 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 138 (28.81%) Selenium
2 61 (12.73%) JIRA
3 53 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (9.81%) Cucumber
4 47 (9.81%) SoapUI
5 30 (6.26%) WebDriver
6 26 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 19 (3.97%) Jenkins
8 16 (3.34%) JMeter
9 15 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 12 (2.51%) Visual Studio
11 11 (2.30%) LoadRunner
12 9 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.88%) NeoLoad
12 9 (1.88%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.88%) TestNG
13 8 (1.67%) eggPlant
13 8 (1.67%) JUnit
13 8 (1.67%) Subversion
14 6 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 94 (19.62%) Finance
2 50 (10.44%) Legal
3 41 (8.56%) Retail
4 37 (7.72%) Banking
5 12 (2.51%) Games
6 8 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.04%) Electronics
7 5 (1.04%) Marketing
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (37.58%) Analyst
2 118 (24.63%) Test Analyst
3 73 (15.24%) Developer
3 73 (15.24%) Tester
4 58 (12.11%) Test Engineer
5 38 (7.93%) QA Tester
6 37 (7.72%) QA Analyst
7 31 (6.47%) QA Test Analyst
8 30 (6.26%) QA Engineer
9 26 (5.43%) SQL Developer
10 25 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 25 (5.22%) Software Tester
11 21 (4.38%) Software Analyst
12 20 (4.18%) QA Test Engineer
12 20 (4.18%) SQL Analyst
12 20 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
12 20 (4.18%) Web Engineer
13 19 (3.97%) Architect
13 19 (3.97%) Lead Test Analyst
13 19 (3.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (17.95%) .NET
2 62 (12.94%) HTML
3 44 (9.19%) CSS
4 32 (6.68%) XML
5 30 (6.26%) Web Services
6 27 (5.64%) ASP.NET
7 21 (4.38%) HTML5
8 20 (4.18%) Spring
9 15 (3.13%) SOAP
10 12 (2.51%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.30%) JSON
12 10 (2.09%) jQuery
13 9 (1.88%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.88%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.67%) CSS3
15 7 (1.46%) REST
16 6 (1.25%) Ajax
16 6 (1.25%) WCF
17 5 (1.04%) Node.js
17 5 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.47%) User Experience
3 13 (2.71%) Client/Server
3 13 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.09%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.46%) iPad
7 7 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.04%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.04%) PMI
9 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.84%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.84%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.63%) IVR
10 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.63%) Statistics
11 2 (0.42%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.43%) Unix
2 21 (4.38%) Windows
3 13 (2.71%) Linux
4 3 (0.63%) CentOS
5 1 (0.21%) Android
5 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (19.21%) Scrum
3 87 (18.16%) Software Testing
4 76 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (15.66%) Test Strategy
6 72 (15.03%) SDLC
6 72 (15.03%) Test Automation
7 67 (13.99%) Waterfall
8 66 (13.78%) Functional Testing
9 60 (12.53%) E-Commerce
9 60 (12.53%) Manual Testing
10 56 (11.69%) Test Scripting
11 50 (10.44%) Automation Testing
12 46 (9.60%) Project Management
13 45 (9.39%) TDD
14 44 (9.19%) Non-Functional Testing
15 42 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (8.56%) BDD
17 39 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (7.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 144 (30.06%) SQL
2 86 (17.95%) Java
3 82 (17.12%) C#
4 60 (12.53%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.01%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.18%) PHP
7 18 (3.76%) Python
8 14 (2.92%) Ruby
9 11 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.88%) C
11 8 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.67%) C++
11 8 (1.67%) Uniface
12 7 (1.46%) ABAP
13 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.84%) OpenEdge ABL
14 4 (0.84%) Progress 4GL
14 4 (0.84%) R
15 3 (0.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (15.03%) ISEB
2 54 (11.27%) Degree
3 49 (10.23%) ISTQB
4 32 (6.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.04%) PMP
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) APMP
7 1 (0.21%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.21%) CISA
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.46%) Section 508
2 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.84%) SDET
2 4 (0.84%) WAI
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (1.46%) Firmware
2 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Salt
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.27%) Oracle
3 14 (2.92%) SAP
4 13 (2.71%) HP
5 9 (1.88%) VMware
6 6 (1.25%) Pegasus
6 6 (1.25%) Sage
7 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.84%) Progress
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco
8 3 (0.63%) Google
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.63%) Verint
9 2 (0.42%) EMC
9 2 (0.42%) IBM
9 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.21%) Epicor
10 1 (0.21%) hybris
10 1 (0.21%) Siebel
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous pension & bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
XLN
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28197.00 - £30676.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25987.00 - £27278.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25987.00 - £27278.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago