The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Huddersfield 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Huddersfield
Rank 22 19 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Huddersfield 7.14% 3.17% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 66.67% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
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 Huddersfield with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Huddersfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Huddersfield 12.86% 4.76% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +87.50%  
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 Huddersfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield

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Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

Salary trend for QA in Huddersfield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 26 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 Huddersfield region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Kentico
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0

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Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) QA Manager
2 3 (42.86%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle