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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 66 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 243 360 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.87% 5.01% 5.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.58% 44.23% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 199 261 314
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 £29,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
683 814 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.88% 11.34% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 519 588 713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -24 153 £38,750 -4.90% 36
North Yorkshire -4 42 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South Yorkshire +23 39 £35,000 -11.94% 2
East Yorkshire +1 5 £32,250 - 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 308 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (31.93%) SQL
3 126 (23.12%) Selenium
4 113 (20.73%) Java
5 106 (19.45%) .NET
6 103 (18.90%) ISEB
7 93 (17.06%) Finance
8 88 (16.15%) Microsoft
9 80 (14.68%) Scrum
10 79 (14.50%) Test Scripting
11 76 (13.94%) C#
11 76 (13.94%) SDLC
12 75 (13.76%) Software Testing
13 72 (13.21%) Degree
14 69 (12.66%) JIRA
15 68 (12.48%) Functional Testing
15 68 (12.48%) JavaScript
16 66 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 66 (12.11%) Mentoring
17 64 (11.74%) HTML
17 64 (11.74%) SQL Server
18 61 (11.19%) ISTQB
19 60 (11.01%) BDD
20 58 (10.64%) Cucumber
21 57 (10.46%) Test Automation
21 57 (10.46%) Software Engineering
22 55 (10.09%) Manual Testing
23 54 (9.91%) TDD
23 54 (9.91%) Oracle
23 54 (9.91%) MS Excel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (3.49%) Node.js
2 10 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.47%) Confluence
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.37%) JBoss
6 2 (0.37%) OpenEdge
6 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 54 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.59%) MS Office
3 13 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.92%) MS Project
6 4 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.28%) Pegasus Opera
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.73%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.92%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.10%) Firewall
1 6 (1.10%) HTTP
2 5 (0.92%) Wireless
3 3 (0.55%) Network Security
4 2 (0.37%) FTP
4 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) CTI
5 1 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (3.30%) MySQL
6 17 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.28%) Power BI
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.92%) SSDT
14 4 (0.73%) Big Data
14 4 (0.73%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 126 (23.12%) Selenium
2 69 (12.66%) JIRA
3 66 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 49 (8.99%) SoapUI
6 34 (6.24%) WebDriver
7 33 (6.06%) JMeter
8 24 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 23 (4.22%) Visual Studio
10 22 (4.04%) NeoLoad
11 18 (3.30%) Git (software)
11 18 (3.30%) JUnit
12 15 (2.75%) SpecFlow
13 12 (2.20%) LoadRunner
13 12 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.65%) TestNG
16 8 (1.47%) HP UFT
16 8 (1.47%) Redmine
General
1 93 (17.06%) Finance
2 38 (6.97%) Retail
3 37 (6.79%) Legal
4 25 (4.59%) Banking
5 11 (2.02%) Games
5 11 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.83%) Electronics
6 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.92%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 225 (41.28%) Analyst
2 129 (23.67%) Test Analyst
3 104 (19.08%) Tester
4 89 (16.33%) Developer
5 58 (10.64%) QA Analyst
5 58 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 52 (9.54%) QA Engineer
7 49 (8.99%) QA Test Analyst
7 49 (8.99%) QA Tester
8 31 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 31 (5.69%) SQL Developer
9 29 (5.32%) Test Leader
10 28 (5.14%) Software Analyst
11 27 (4.95%) Business Analyst
11 27 (4.95%) QA Test Engineer
11 27 (4.95%) Support Analyst
12 26 (4.77%) Automation Test Analyst
13 24 (4.40%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 24 (4.40%) Software Tester
14 22 (4.04%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (19.45%) .NET
2 64 (11.74%) HTML
3 53 (9.72%) XML
4 51 (9.36%) CSS
5 45 (8.26%) Web Services
6 27 (4.95%) Spring
7 24 (4.40%) jQuery
7 24 (4.40%) REST
7 24 (4.40%) SOAP
8 22 (4.04%) JSON
9 21 (3.85%) HTML5
10 16 (2.94%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.75%) Hibernate
12 13 (2.39%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.47%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.47%) RESTful
14 7 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (1.10%) Ajax
15 6 (1.10%) J2EE
16 5 (0.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.14%) User Experience
3 21 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.28%) NHS
8 6 (1.10%) iPad
8 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.92%) Cybercrime
9 5 (0.92%) DataPower
9 5 (0.92%) Smart Energy
10 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.55%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.37%) AS400
11 2 (0.37%) iSeries
11 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.69%) Windows
2 25 (4.59%) Linux
3 22 (4.04%) Unix
4 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (14.68%) Scrum
3 79 (14.50%) Test Scripting
4 76 (13.94%) SDLC
5 75 (13.76%) Software Testing
6 68 (12.48%) Functional Testing
7 66 (12.11%) Mentoring
8 60 (11.01%) BDD
9 57 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 57 (10.46%) Test Automation
10 55 (10.09%) Manual Testing
11 54 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 54 (9.91%) TDD
12 53 (9.72%) Automated Testing
12 53 (9.72%) Waterfall
13 50 (9.17%) Test Strategy
14 47 (8.62%) Project Management
15 46 (8.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (7.89%) Regression Testing
17 42 (7.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 174 (31.93%) SQL
2 113 (20.73%) Java
3 76 (13.94%) C#
4 68 (12.48%) JavaScript
5 43 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.67%) Python
7 19 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.12%) PHP
9 15 (2.75%) Ruby
10 14 (2.57%) C
10 14 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.83%) Uniface
13 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.10%) R
15 4 (0.73%) VBA
16 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.55%) VB
17 2 (0.37%) C++
17 2 (0.37%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 103 (18.90%) ISEB
2 72 (13.21%) Degree
3 61 (11.19%) ISTQB
4 41 (7.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.92%) HND
7 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.37%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) ECDL
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCT
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.65%) SLA
2 6 (1.10%) SDET
3 4 (0.73%) HL7
4 3 (0.55%) Section 508
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.83%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.83%) Firmware
2 7 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.28%) Puppet
3 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.73%) Salt
5 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.37%) nmon
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 88 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.91%) Oracle
3 11 (2.02%) HP
4 8 (1.47%) VMware
5 7 (1.28%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.28%) Sage
6 5 (0.92%) EMC
6 5 (0.92%) IBM
6 5 (0.92%) Telerik
7 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.73%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.73%) Tableau
8 3 (0.55%) Google
9 2 (0.37%) Epicor
9 2 (0.37%) Progress
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco
10 1 (0.18%) Dell
10 1 (0.18%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.18%) Siebel
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
ITE Moda Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £33k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago