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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 21 16
Rank change year-on-year -22 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 42 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.87% 9.38% 14.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.35% 61.76% 66.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 74
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 71 68 121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 15.27% 15.18% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 105
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £51,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
5 14 (46.67%) Scrum
5 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 14 (46.67%) Fintech
6 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (30.00%) Kanban
6 9 (30.00%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
9 6 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
9 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) ISEB
10 5 (16.67%) UML
10 5 (16.67%) OpenUP
11 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
12 3 (10.00%) Legal
12 3 (10.00%) IT Governance
12 3 (10.00%) Service Management
13 2 (6.67%) Windows
13 2 (6.67%) EDI
13 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
13 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.67%) Software Testing

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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 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.67%) MSTest
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Business Development Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Development Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) IT Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Project Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) EDI
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Fintech
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Business Analysis
4 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 14 (46.67%) Scrum
5 9 (30.00%) Kanban
5 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (30.00%) Web Development
6 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.00%) Business Forecasting
8 6 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (16.67%) OpenUP
9 5 (16.67%) UML
10 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 3 (10.00%) IT Governance
11 3 (10.00%) Service Management
11 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago