Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 69 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.61% 2.77% 3.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.42% 26.06% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 49
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +14.04%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,650 £25,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,850 £46,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +7.14%

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 97 165 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 7.62% 10.63% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 64 108 170
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £18,350 £22,225
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £55,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +7.14%

QA
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

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in North Yorkshire

QA
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 23 January 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 +17 33 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Harrogate +17 7 £38,250 +39.09% 2
Middlesbrough -4 3 £77,500 +150.00%
Skipton - 3 £26,500 - 1
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
2 21 (45.65%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) Cucumber
4 19 (41.30%) Ruby
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (39.13%) Test Strategy
6 14 (30.43%) Compatibility Testing
6 14 (30.43%) QA Automation
7 12 (26.09%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (21.74%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (19.57%) JMeter
9 9 (19.57%) ISEB
10 8 (17.39%) Capybara
10 8 (17.39%) DevOps
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) JIRA
11 7 (15.22%) WebLOAD
11 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
11 7 (15.22%) NeoLoad
11 7 (15.22%) LoadUI
11 7 (15.22%) HP
11 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
12 6 (13.04%) Calabash
13 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
14 4 (8.70%) BDD
14 4 (8.70%) Node.js
14 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.70%) Coaching
14 4 (8.70%) Git (software)

QA
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 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Selenium
2 20 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.57%) JMeter
4 8 (17.39%) Capybara
4 8 (17.39%) JIRA
5 7 (15.22%) LoadRunner
5 7 (15.22%) LoadUI
5 7 (15.22%) NeoLoad
5 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
5 7 (15.22%) WebLOAD
6 6 (13.04%) Calabash
7 4 (8.70%) Fiddler
7 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.35%) French Language
1 2 (4.35%) German Language
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.35%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
1 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
1 2 (4.35%) Swedish Language
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) QA Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Test Automation Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Tester
4 11 (23.91%) Test Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Developer
6 9 (19.57%) QA Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Test Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Tester
7 7 (15.22%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) QA Tester
8 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
8 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.70%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Video\Live Streaming
2 3 (6.52%) PMI
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Test Strategy
4 14 (30.43%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (30.43%) QA Automation
5 12 (26.09%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (17.39%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.70%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) Coaching
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Ruby
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 3 (6.52%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 26262
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft