Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 78
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.61% 4.56% 2.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.53% 37.04% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 57
Sheffield median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% -30.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £42,250 £103,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% -

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 86 135 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 9.12% 12.31% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 61 101 148
Sheffield median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.38% +6.43%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Sheffield

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
3 12 (35.29%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Scrum
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Selenium
6 8 (23.53%) OO
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Subversion
7 7 (20.59%) iPad
7 7 (20.59%) User Experience
8 6 (17.65%) TestNG
8 6 (17.65%) NUnit
8 6 (17.65%) RUP
8 6 (17.65%) DSDM
8 6 (17.65%) Python
8 6 (17.65%) PHP
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Social Media
10 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
10 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
10 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
10 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (11.76%) NoSQL

QA
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 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Spark
1 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
1 4 (11.76%) Couchbase
1 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.76%) Redis
1 4 (11.76%) Riak
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 6 (17.65%) NUnit
3 6 (17.65%) TestNG
4 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.94%) eCATT
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) QA Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Designer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) UX Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Environment And Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
5 2 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (11.76%) Lucene
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) React
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) iPad
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Social Media
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 8 (23.53%) OO
6 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 6 (17.65%) DSDM
7 6 (17.65%) RUP
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
9 3 (8.82%) OOP
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (8.82%) Process Management
9 3 (8.82%) Release Management
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C#
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) OCP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Kibana
1 4 (11.76%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.88%) Intel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
Sheffield
Transition Partners
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago