The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 42 42 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20  
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.89% 4.55% 8.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.46% 38.89% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 29
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £51,000
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 Bradford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 63 54 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 16.54% 11.69% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 54 53
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford 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 Bradford

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Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Salary trend for QA in Bradford

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Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bradford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bradford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Legal
3 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) IT Governance
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (19.35%) Retail
6 6 (19.35%) Selenium
7 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Banking
7 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (12.90%) Business Forecasting
8 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) MSTest
9 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Moodle
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Epicor Tropos
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) QlikView
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.90%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (32.26%) Legal
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Web Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Web Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) Grails
3 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Animation
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.23%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.23%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
4 7 (22.58%) IT Governance
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Business Forecasting
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Epicor
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Blackboard
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago