Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 50 21
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.14% 4.42% 8.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 42.42% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 21
Halifax median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +110.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +13.48%

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 13 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.39% 10.41% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 40
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +100.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,250 £60,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +9.59%

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 22 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 Halifax region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript