Period
to 17 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 79 58
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 76 41 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 5.65% 2.69% 4.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.86% 31.54% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 30 57
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £28,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.59% -10.32% -7.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £41,850 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 218 130 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 16.21% 8.54% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 161 103 166
North Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,400 £20,063
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 17 July 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 July 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 +27 70 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Harrogate +1 3 £40,000 +45.45%
Selby -2 3 £30,000 -14.29%
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 20 (26.32%) Selenium
4 18 (23.68%) Finance
5 16 (21.05%) JMeter
5 16 (21.05%) ISEB
5 16 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 13 (17.11%) LoadRunner
6 13 (17.11%) HP
6 13 (17.11%) WebLOAD
6 13 (17.11%) TestComplete
6 13 (17.11%) NeoLoad
6 13 (17.11%) LoadUI
7 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Degree
8 11 (14.47%) Retail
8 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
8 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (14.47%) DevOps
8 11 (14.47%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.16%) User Stories
9 10 (13.16%) User Experience
9 10 (13.16%) Product Management
10 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (10.53%) IT Strategy
11 8 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
11 8 (10.53%) SDLC

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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 3 (3.95%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) FinancialForce
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Selenium
2 16 (21.05%) JMeter
3 13 (17.11%) LoadRunner
3 13 (17.11%) LoadUI
3 13 (17.11%) NeoLoad
3 13 (17.11%) TestComplete
3 13 (17.11%) WebLOAD
4 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) JIRA
8 3 (3.95%) Calabash
8 3 (3.95%) Capybara
8 3 (3.95%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Performance Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Performance Test Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Test Automation Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Tester
4 13 (17.11%) Automation Tester
4 13 (17.11%) Performance Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Business Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) QA Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) Python Developer
8 7 (9.21%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) SDLC Business Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Qt
2 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 4 (5.26%) RESTful
3 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.95%) Spring
3 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.63%) Ajax
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) CSS3
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) HTML5
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) LINQ
4 2 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) User Experience
2 8 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.95%) Fintech
4 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.95%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.32%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) FreeBSD
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 16 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (14.47%) DevOps
5 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Test Strategy
6 10 (13.16%) Product Management
6 10 (13.16%) User Stories
7 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 8 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.53%) IT Strategy
8 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.53%) Resource Management
8 8 (10.53%) SDLC
8 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) Python
1 8 (10.53%) Ruby
2 7 (9.21%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.89%) SQL
4 4 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) C
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) ISEB
2 12 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.95%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) HP
2 3 (3.95%) Twitter
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) Cognos
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle