Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 63 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 68 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 5.18% 3.24% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.72% 43.01% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 70 33 24
North Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £32,225 £24,350 £22,863
90th Percentile £117,500 £47,500 £52,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -5.95% +12.00%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 167 93 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 12.72% 7.53% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 129 72 109
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -10.83%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,800 £18,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,250 £60,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in North Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA in North Yorkshire

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Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in North Yorkshire

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Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +21 61 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Harrogate +3 6 £51,250 +86.36% 1
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Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 22 (32.35%) Selenium
4 21 (30.88%) JMeter
5 16 (23.53%) ISEB
5 16 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 15 (22.06%) Finance
7 14 (20.59%) HP
7 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
7 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 14 (20.59%) Retail
7 14 (20.59%) TestComplete
7 14 (20.59%) WebLOAD
7 14 (20.59%) NeoLoad
7 14 (20.59%) LoadUI
8 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 11 (16.18%) Gherkin
9 11 (16.18%) DevOps
10 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.71%) Web Services
10 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
11 9 (13.24%) CSS
11 9 (13.24%) HTML
11 9 (13.24%) Java
11 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
11 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (13.24%) Product Management
11 9 (13.24%) Problem Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 2 (2.94%) IIS
1 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) FinancialForce
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Selenium
2 21 (30.88%) JMeter
3 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
3 14 (20.59%) LoadUI
3 14 (20.59%) NeoLoad
3 14 (20.59%) TestComplete
3 14 (20.59%) WebLOAD
4 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.88%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.94%) JIRA
8 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Tester
2 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Automation Tester
2 16 (23.53%) Performance Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Performance Test Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Performance Tester
4 14 (20.59%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) SDLC Business Analyst
8 7 (10.29%) Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Python Developer
9 5 (7.35%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Software Tester
11 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Gherkin
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) CSS
3 9 (13.24%) HTML
4 7 (10.29%) jQuery
5 5 (7.35%) .NET
5 5 (7.35%) RESTful
5 5 (7.35%) SOAP
5 5 (7.35%) XML
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) Qt
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) Spring
7 3 (4.41%) WPF
8 2 (2.94%) Ajax
8 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.94%) CSS3
8 2 (2.94%) HTML5
8 2 (2.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) FreeBSD
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 16 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.18%) DevOps
6 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Capacity Management
7 9 (13.24%) Customer-Centricity
7 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.24%) IT Strategy
7 9 (13.24%) Problem Management
7 9 (13.24%) Product Management
7 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
7 9 (13.24%) SDLC
7 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
7 9 (13.24%) User Stories
7 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.24%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) SQL
4 7 (10.29%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) ISEB
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Twitter
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Planview
4 1 (1.47%) Solace