The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24  
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.09% 5.60% 2.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 41.98% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 15
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,450 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 46 81 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 9.41% 13.34% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 72
Median salary £34,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

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Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Sheffield.

Salary trend for QA in Sheffield

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Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Sheffield over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for QA.

1 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 22 (39.29%) TDD
5 21 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 18 (32.14%) Selenium
7 16 (28.57%) Subversion
7 16 (28.57%) Scrum
7 16 (28.57%) OO
8 14 (25.00%) PHP
8 14 (25.00%) NUnit
8 14 (25.00%) TestNG
8 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (23.21%) Kanban
10 12 (21.43%) DSDM
10 12 (21.43%) RUP
11 11 (19.64%) Python
12 10 (17.86%) Windows
12 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
13 8 (14.29%) iPad
14 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
14 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
14 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (12.50%) Degree
14 7 (12.50%) Process Management
14 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
14 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 7 (12.50%) Redis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (10.71%) Apache Solr
1 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.57%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Couchbase
1 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (12.50%) Redis
1 7 (12.50%) Riak
2 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (10.71%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Selenium
2 16 (28.57%) Subversion
3 14 (25.00%) NUnit
3 14 (25.00%) TestNG
4 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
5 5 (8.93%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.57%) FogBugz
7 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) QA Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.93%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Designer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (10.71%) Lucene
2 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
2 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 5 (8.93%) Ember.js
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) jQuery
2 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) React
2 5 (8.93%) RESTful
2 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (8.93%) XHTML
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) iPad
2 7 (12.50%) User Experience
3 5 (8.93%) Social Media
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) TDD
3 21 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 16 (28.57%) OO
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.21%) Kanban
7 12 (21.43%) DSDM
7 12 (21.43%) RUP
8 10 (17.86%) Manual Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.50%) Process Management
9 7 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.71%) BDD
11 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
12 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
13 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.36%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) PHP
5 11 (19.64%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.57%) R
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) OCP
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Kibana
1 6 (10.71%) logstash
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Intel
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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