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 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)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 58 44 47
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.11% 4.75% 4.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 34.11% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 36
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £21,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,550 £50,000
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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 65 129 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 8.07% 13.93% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 112 102
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,025 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate +12 11 £27,500 -35.29%
York -14 10 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Selby - 3 - -
QA
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
3 10 (24.39%) JIRA
4 9 (21.95%) Selenium
4 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
4 9 (21.95%) Capybara
4 9 (21.95%) QA Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.07%) BDD
6 7 (17.07%) Fiddler
6 7 (17.07%) Ruby
6 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.07%) Calabash
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.20%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) Matrix Management
8 5 (12.20%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (9.76%) HTML
9 4 (9.76%) Java
9 4 (9.76%) Web Services

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Top Related 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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) JIRA
2 9 (21.95%) Capybara
2 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
2 9 (21.95%) Selenium
3 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.07%) Calabash
4 7 (17.07%) Fiddler
5 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.32%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.44%) NUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) QA Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
5 7 (17.07%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) QA Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
8 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Manual Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.32%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
3 9 (21.95%) QA Automation
3 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.07%) BDD
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (12.20%) Matrix Management
6 5 (12.20%) SDLC
6 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Ruby
2 5 (12.20%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) VBScript
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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