Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 71 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.27% 2.80% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.51% 24.43% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 59
North Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £31,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.19% -6.06% +15.79%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,750 £27,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,875 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +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 86 176 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 7.03% 11.48% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 62 117 163
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £24,250 £18,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.86%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +13 32 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Harrogate +14 3 £27,500 -32.10%
Skipton - 3 £26,500 -
Middlesbrough -7 2 £77,500 +150.00%
Selby +4 1 - -
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
2 19 (47.50%) Test Strategy
3 18 (45.00%) Ruby
4 11 (27.50%) QA Automation
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.00%) Selenium
5 10 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps
6 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 9 (22.50%) Coaching
7 8 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) PHP
8 7 (17.50%) Video\Live Streaming
9 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (15.00%) BDD
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) JIRA
10 5 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (10.00%) SDET
11 4 (10.00%) Appium
11 4 (10.00%) React
11 4 (10.00%) Node.js
11 4 (10.00%) Magento
11 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
11 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (10.00%) Web Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) Appium
4 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Calabash
5 2 (5.00%) Capybara
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) French Language
2 2 (5.00%) German Language
2 2 (5.00%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (5.00%) Swedish Language
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) QA Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Tester
4 8 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 8 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Lead Tester
6 6 (15.00%) Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
8 4 (10.00%) QA Leader
8 4 (10.00%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (10.00%) Node.js
1 4 (10.00%) React
1 4 (10.00%) Symfony
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Video\Live Streaming
2 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (47.50%) Test Strategy
3 11 (27.50%) QA Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Coaching
5 9 (22.50%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
6 8 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.00%) BDD
7 6 (15.00%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.00%) SDET
9 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Web Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Ruby
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Google