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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 235 359 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.03% 5.35% 5.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.66% 45.27% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 195 273 305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
641 793 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.98% 11.83% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 482 594 711
Median salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -23 158 £40,000 - 33
North Yorkshire -11 35 £35,000 +9.37% 10
South Yorkshire +35 29 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Yorkshire -2 8 £37,500 +13.63% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 285 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (31.09%) SQL
3 137 (27.13%) Selenium
4 108 (21.39%) .NET
5 103 (20.40%) Java
6 92 (18.22%) Finance
7 89 (17.62%) ISEB
8 87 (17.23%) Microsoft
9 85 (16.83%) C#
10 82 (16.24%) SDLC
11 78 (15.45%) Scrum
11 78 (15.45%) Software Testing
12 68 (13.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 66 (13.07%) Functional Testing
14 65 (12.87%) JIRA
14 65 (12.87%) JavaScript
15 64 (12.67%) SQL Server
16 63 (12.48%) HTML
17 61 (12.08%) Test Automation
18 60 (11.88%) Test Scripting
19 57 (11.29%) ISTQB
19 57 (11.29%) Test Strategy
20 55 (10.89%) Waterfall
20 55 (10.89%) Oracle
20 55 (10.89%) E-Commerce
21 53 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
21 53 (10.50%) Cucumber
22 52 (10.30%) BDD
22 52 (10.30%) Degree
23 51 (10.10%) SoapUI

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 13 (2.57%) Node.js
2 11 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.58%) Confluence
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
4 4 (0.79%) Kentico
4 4 (0.79%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.96%) MS Office
3 10 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.79%) MS Project
6 3 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.39%) Pegasus Opera
2 5 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.59%) GitHub
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.19%) Internet
2 4 (0.79%) Firewall
2 4 (0.79%) FTP
2 4 (0.79%) HTTP
2 4 (0.79%) Wireless
3 3 (0.59%) Network Security
4 2 (0.40%) CTI
4 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.37%) MySQL
5 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.39%) Power BI
12 5 (0.99%) SSDT
13 3 (0.59%) Big Data
13 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (27.13%) Selenium
2 68 (13.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (12.87%) JIRA
4 53 (10.50%) Cucumber
5 51 (10.10%) SoapUI
6 34 (6.73%) WebDriver
7 28 (5.54%) JMeter
8 25 (4.95%) Jenkins
9 23 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 22 (4.36%) Git (software)
11 17 (3.37%) NeoLoad
12 15 (2.97%) JUnit
12 15 (2.97%) SpecFlow
13 14 (2.77%) LoadRunner
14 12 (2.38%) HP UFT
14 12 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.78%) TestNG
16 7 (1.39%) MSI
16 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (18.22%) Finance
2 38 (7.52%) Legal
3 34 (6.73%) Retail
4 30 (5.94%) Banking
5 10 (1.98%) Games
5 10 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.58%) Electronics
6 8 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 206 (40.79%) Analyst
2 126 (24.95%) Test Analyst
3 95 (18.81%) Tester
4 81 (16.04%) Developer
5 60 (11.88%) Test Engineer
6 48 (9.50%) QA Analyst
7 45 (8.91%) QA Tester
8 44 (8.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 39 (7.72%) QA Engineer
10 31 (6.14%) SQL Developer
11 29 (5.74%) Software Analyst
12 24 (4.75%) Automation Test Analyst
12 24 (4.75%) QA Test Engineer
12 24 (4.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 24 (4.75%) Software Tester
12 24 (4.75%) Support Analyst
13 23 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
13 23 (4.55%) Test Leader
14 22 (4.36%) Business Analyst
15 20 (3.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.39%) .NET
2 63 (12.48%) HTML
3 48 (9.50%) CSS
4 44 (8.71%) XML
5 37 (7.33%) Web Services
6 23 (4.55%) Spring
7 20 (3.96%) SOAP
8 19 (3.76%) HTML5
9 16 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 16 (3.17%) REST
10 14 (2.77%) jQuery
10 14 (2.77%) JSON
11 12 (2.38%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.18%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.98%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.39%) RESTful
15 6 (1.19%) Ajax
15 6 (1.19%) Sass
15 6 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.14%) User Experience
3 18 (3.56%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 15 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.39%) iPad
10 6 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.99%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.79%) Smart Energy
12 4 (0.79%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.59%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.59%) Statistics
14 2 (0.40%) DataPower
14 2 (0.40%) IVR
15 1 (0.20%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.34%) Windows
2 24 (4.75%) Unix
3 18 (3.56%) Linux
4 2 (0.40%) CentOS
4 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.20%) Android
5 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (56.44%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (16.24%) SDLC
3 78 (15.45%) Scrum
3 78 (15.45%) Software Testing
4 66 (13.07%) Functional Testing
5 61 (12.08%) Test Automation
6 60 (11.88%) Test Scripting
7 57 (11.29%) Test Strategy
8 55 (10.89%) E-Commerce
8 55 (10.89%) Waterfall
9 53 (10.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (10.30%) BDD
11 50 (9.90%) Mentoring
12 49 (9.70%) Automated Testing
13 48 (9.50%) Manual Testing
14 46 (9.11%) TDD
15 45 (8.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 45 (8.91%) Software Engineering
16 43 (8.51%) Project Management
17 42 (8.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (31.09%) SQL
2 103 (20.40%) Java
3 85 (16.83%) C#
4 65 (12.87%) JavaScript
5 36 (7.13%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.96%) Python
7 18 (3.56%) PHP
7 18 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.57%) Ruby
8 13 (2.57%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.38%) C
9 12 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.98%) Uniface
11 8 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.79%) C++
12 4 (0.79%) OpenEdge ABL
12 4 (0.79%) Progress 4GL
12 4 (0.79%) R
13 3 (0.59%) VB
14 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (17.62%) ISEB
2 57 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 52 (10.30%) Degree
4 37 (7.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CGEIT
7 2 (0.40%) CISA
7 2 (0.40%) HND
7 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) ECDL
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCT
8 1 (0.20%) MOS
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.99%) SDET
1 5 (0.99%) Section 508
1 5 (0.99%) SLA
2 4 (0.79%) WAI
3 2 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.58%) Firmware
2 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.79%) Salt
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 87 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.89%) Oracle
3 11 (2.18%) HP
4 9 (1.78%) VMware
5 7 (1.39%) Pegasus
5 7 (1.39%) Sage
6 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.79%) EMC
6 4 (0.79%) Google
6 4 (0.79%) Progress
6 4 (0.79%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.40%) Cisco
7 2 (0.40%) Epicor
7 2 (0.40%) IBM
7 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.40%) Telerik
7 2 (0.40%) Verint
8 1 (0.20%) Siebel
8 1 (0.20%) TOWER Software
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus + pension + private heal
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum great benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus & 5 mins from train station
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Bradford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
North Yorkshire
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 26 days ago