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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 37 42 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21  
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.87% 0.55% 8.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 5.56% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 13
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Halifax with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 12 18 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 7.74% 9.89% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 18
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

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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

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Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Halifax over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Halifax

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (84.62%) Selenium
1 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 8 (61.54%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
5 7 (53.85%) ISEB
5 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 7 (53.85%) Open Source
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
5 7 (53.85%) V-Model
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
5 7 (53.85%) BDD
5 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (46.15%) JMeter
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
6 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
6 6 (46.15%) XML
7 5 (38.46%) Analytics
7 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading

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Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Selenium
1 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
2 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) JMeter
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Test Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) WCF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Testing
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) V-Model
2 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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