The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Barnsley with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South Yorkshire / Barnsley
Rank 14 3 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Barnsley 3.23% 21.62% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Median salary £32,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Barnsley with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Barnsley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Barnsley 19.35% 21.62% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 8
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -31.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Barnsley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Barnsley citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Barnsley

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Salary Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Barnsley.

Salary trend for QA in Barnsley

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Barnsley region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Barnsley 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL