Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 -29
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.19% 3.82% 1.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 44.00% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 7
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +33.33%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -5.00%

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 Halifax with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.34% 8.68% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 27
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -30.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,125 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,975 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.04% -2.56% +6.67%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Halifax

QA
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for QA in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) QlikView
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) C#

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (8.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (50.00%) QlikView
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Logistics
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft