Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 77 53
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 56 44 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 4.18% 2.82% 4.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.53% 28.39% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 63
North Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £28,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.82% -13.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £25,050
90th Percentile £43,250 £42,225 £46,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 167 155 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 12.47% 9.95% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 118 115 189
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,875 £19,547 £21,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £50,750 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.28% -10.00% +9.59%

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

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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

QA
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 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 25 April 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 +25 47 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Harrogate +1 5 £39,500 +43.64% 1
Selby -3 3 £30,000 -14.29%
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Test Automation
3 26 (46.43%) Selenium
4 18 (32.14%) JMeter
4 18 (32.14%) ISEB
5 17 (30.36%) Performance Testing
6 15 (26.79%) LoadRunner
6 15 (26.79%) HP
6 15 (26.79%) TestComplete
6 15 (26.79%) WebLOAD
6 15 (26.79%) NeoLoad
6 15 (26.79%) LoadUI
7 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Ruby
9 9 (16.07%) Degree
9 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
10 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (12.50%) Capybara
11 7 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (12.50%) JIRA
12 6 (10.71%) QA Automation
12 6 (10.71%) Finance
12 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (8.93%) Video\Live Streaming

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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 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SSH
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Selenium
2 18 (32.14%) JMeter
3 15 (26.79%) LoadRunner
3 15 (26.79%) LoadUI
3 15 (26.79%) NeoLoad
3 15 (26.79%) TestComplete
3 15 (26.79%) WebLOAD
4 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.50%) Capybara
5 7 (12.50%) JIRA
6 5 (8.93%) Calabash
6 5 (8.93%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Test Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Tester
3 18 (32.14%) Test Engineer
4 17 (30.36%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
5 16 (28.57%) Performance Test Engineer
6 15 (26.79%) Performance Tester
7 13 (23.21%) Automation Tester
8 10 (17.86%) QA Analyst
8 10 (17.86%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (16.07%) QA Engineer
10 8 (14.29%) Developer
11 7 (12.50%) Software Analyst
12 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
12 6 (10.71%) QA Tester
13 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
13 4 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
13 4 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
13 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Qt
2 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Test Automation
3 17 (30.36%) Performance Testing
4 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (10.71%) QA Automation
8 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (7.14%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Product Management
10 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Use Case
10 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Ruby
2 5 (8.93%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) C
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) ISEB
2 9 (16.07%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) COBIT
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.79%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft