Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
North Yorkshire > Harrogate
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 1.11% 1.41% 3.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.04% 12.50% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 25
Harrogate median annual salary £27,500 £40,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.10% +14.08% -16.47%
10th Percentile £24,650 £39,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £56,250 £52,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.40% -10.00% +22.81%

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 Harrogate with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Harrogate
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 23 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 8.49% 11.24% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 54
Harrogate median annual salary £37,500 £22,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.45% -41.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,000 £22,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £52,125
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Harrogate

QA
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Salary trend for QA in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Harrogate 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 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java