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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 297 310 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.71% 4.32% 4.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.98% 37.62% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 256 239 243
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,156
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
782 824 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.41% 11.49% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 631 643 560
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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 -10 195 £40,000 - 31
South Yorkshire +22 48 £33,250 +1.52% 8
North Yorkshire +9 39 £32,500 +8.33% 6
East Yorkshire +14 16 £37,500 - 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 313 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (27.71%) SQL
3 136 (22.04%) Finance
4 123 (19.94%) .NET
5 104 (16.86%) Java
6 103 (16.69%) ISEB
7 101 (16.37%) Test Scripting
8 98 (15.88%) Degree
9 97 (15.72%) Mentoring
10 94 (15.24%) Microsoft
11 92 (14.91%) C#
12 90 (14.59%) Selenium
13 86 (13.94%) Project Management
14 79 (12.80%) SDLC
15 76 (12.32%) Software Testing
16 74 (11.99%) ISTQB
17 73 (11.83%) JavaScript
18 72 (11.67%) MS Excel
19 69 (11.18%) SQL Server
19 69 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
20 67 (10.86%) Functional Testing
21 64 (10.37%) XML
22 60 (9.72%) Scrum
23 59 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
24 56 (9.08%) Automated Testing
24 56 (9.08%) Regression Testing
24 56 (9.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 55 (8.91%) CSS
25 55 (8.91%) TDD
26 54 (8.75%) BDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.43%) Node.js
2 13 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.13%) Confluence
5 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.49%) IIS
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
7 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.62%) MS Office
3 21 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.13%) MS Project
6 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.49%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.92%) SaaS
2 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.81%) Office 365
4 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.13%) HTTP
2 5 (0.81%) Firewall
2 5 (0.81%) Internet
2 5 (0.81%) Wireless
3 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.27%) Big Data
8 13 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.13%) MySQL
12 6 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.81%) DB2
13 5 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.65%) SSDT
15 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.49%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 90 (14.59%) Selenium
2 59 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (8.59%) Cucumber
4 52 (8.43%) JIRA
5 41 (6.65%) JMeter
6 36 (5.83%) SoapUI
7 29 (4.70%) JUnit
8 27 (4.38%) Visual Studio
9 23 (3.73%) WebDriver
10 22 (3.57%) NeoLoad
11 16 (2.59%) Jenkins
12 15 (2.43%) Redmine
13 11 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.62%) Git (software)
14 10 (1.62%) LoadRunner
14 10 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.30%) HP UFT
15 8 (1.30%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.13%) Maven
16 7 (1.13%) Ranorex
General
1 136 (22.04%) Finance
2 43 (6.97%) Retail
3 37 (6.00%) Legal
4 20 (3.24%) Banking
5 14 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.62%) Electronics
6 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.30%) Marketing
8 6 (0.97%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 238 (38.57%) Analyst
2 135 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 112 (18.15%) Tester
4 82 (13.29%) Developer
5 59 (9.56%) QA Tester
5 59 (9.56%) Test Engineer
6 58 (9.40%) QA Engineer
7 57 (9.24%) QA Analyst
8 50 (8.10%) QA Test Analyst
9 43 (6.97%) Test Leader
10 32 (5.19%) Test Manager
11 30 (4.86%) Senior Developer
12 29 (4.70%) Business Analyst
13 27 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
14 26 (4.21%) Software Analyst
15 24 (3.89%) Business Systems Analyst
15 24 (3.89%) SQL Developer
16 23 (3.73%) QA Test Engineer
17 22 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
18 21 (3.40%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (19.94%) .NET
2 64 (10.37%) XML
3 55 (8.91%) CSS
4 46 (7.46%) Web Services
5 45 (7.29%) HTML
6 40 (6.48%) ASP.NET
6 40 (6.48%) jQuery
7 26 (4.21%) REST
8 25 (4.05%) JSON
9 21 (3.40%) SOAP
10 16 (2.59%) Spring
11 15 (2.43%) RESTful
12 13 (2.11%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.94%) Hibernate
13 12 (1.94%) HTML5
14 11 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.62%) Apache Flex
15 10 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.13%) .NET Framework
16 7 (1.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.24%) User Experience
5 10 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.13%) NHS
9 6 (0.97%) DataPower
9 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.81%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.81%) Fintech
10 5 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.81%) Smart Energy
11 3 (0.49%) iSeries
11 3 (0.49%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.49%) RIA
11 3 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.51%) Linux
2 26 (4.21%) Windows
3 6 (0.97%) Unix
4 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.16%) AIX
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (16.37%) Test Scripting
3 97 (15.72%) Mentoring
4 86 (13.94%) Project Management
5 79 (12.80%) SDLC
6 76 (12.32%) Software Testing
7 67 (10.86%) Functional Testing
8 60 (9.72%) Scrum
9 56 (9.08%) Automated Testing
9 56 (9.08%) Regression Testing
10 55 (8.91%) TDD
11 54 (8.75%) BDD
11 54 (8.75%) E-Commerce
12 48 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (7.29%) Manual Testing
14 43 (6.97%) Automation Testing
15 42 (6.81%) Waterfall
16 40 (6.48%) Software Engineering
16 40 (6.48%) Test Strategy
17 39 (6.32%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (27.71%) SQL
2 104 (16.86%) Java
3 92 (14.91%) C#
4 73 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 52 (8.43%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.59%) C
8 14 (2.27%) PHP
9 11 (1.78%) Ruby
10 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.81%) Uniface
12 4 (0.65%) C++
12 4 (0.65%) Python
12 4 (0.65%) VBA
13 3 (0.49%) R
13 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.49%) VB
14 1 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (16.69%) ISEB
2 98 (15.88%) Degree
3 74 (11.99%) ISTQB
4 56 (9.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.81%) HND
8 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) CGEIT
9 2 (0.32%) CISA
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) ECDL
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCT
10 1 (0.16%) MOS
10 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.11%) SLA
2 10 (1.62%) SDET
3 7 (1.13%) HL7
4 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.30%) Firmware
2 6 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.97%) Puppet
2 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.49%) Salt
4 2 (0.32%) nmon
Vendors
1 94 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.70%) Oracle
3 10 (1.62%) HP
4 8 (1.30%) IBM
5 6 (0.97%) Google
6 5 (0.81%) EMC
6 5 (0.81%) Telerik
7 4 (0.65%) SAP
7 4 (0.65%) Tableau
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe
8 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.49%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.49%) Sage
8 3 (0.49%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.49%) VMware
9 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.32%) TSYS
10 1 (0.16%) Epicor
10 1 (0.16%) Informatica
10 1 (0.16%) JD Edwards
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum + Great Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Shelter
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £100000 per annum + PACKAGE depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: 6 days ago