Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > East Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 42 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 +33
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 9 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Yorkshire 1.54% 2.86% 10.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.51% 29.03% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 26
East Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +29.31%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,050 £19,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £36,800 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% +7.14%

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 East Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 37 31 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Yorkshire 11.38% 9.84% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 42
East Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £25,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -30.07% +27.68%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £20,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in East Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA in East Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull -11 4 £37,500 +19.05% 5
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 East Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Concordion
5 1 (20.00%) Behat
5 1 (20.00%) TestNG
5 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (20.00%) CasperJS
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
5 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) CasperJS
4 1 (20.00%) Concordion
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (20.00%) Behat
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian