Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -57 0 +34
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 115 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.33% 11.15% 13.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.09% 62.50% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 103 95
Bradford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +18.52%
10th Percentile £22,250 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £62,500 £54,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +12.68%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bradford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 86 184 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 10.55% 17.85% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 156 134
Bradford median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £19,250 £35,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +8.84%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bradford

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bradford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) User Stories
2 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree

QA
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Governance Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
1 2 (10.53%) jQuery
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (26.32%) IT Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Supplier Management
2 5 (26.32%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Capita