The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 46 36 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30  
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 48 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.83% 6.13% 2.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.67% 41.03% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 23
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 75 117 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 11.33% 14.94% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54 88 130
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA in South Yorkshire

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Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in South Yorkshire

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Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Doncaster -2 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Barnsley -11 1 £32,500 +30.00%
QA
Yorkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (56.58%) Java
3 37 (48.68%) SQL
4 29 (38.16%) OO
5 28 (36.84%) Subversion
6 25 (32.89%) C#
7 22 (28.95%) TDD
7 22 (28.95%) JIRA
8 20 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 18 (23.68%) Selenium
10 16 (21.05%) Oracle
10 16 (21.05%) Windows
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
11 15 (19.74%) Finance
11 15 (19.74%) Scrum
11 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database
11 15 (19.74%) DevOps
12 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (18.42%) OOD
12 14 (18.42%) SOA
12 14 (18.42%) PHP
13 13 (17.11%) XML
13 13 (17.11%) TestNG
13 13 (17.11%) Test Automation

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Top Related IT Skills in South 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 14 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.58%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) Jetty
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP CAR
1 1 (1.32%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle Database
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.89%) Couchbase
3 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) Redis
3 6 (7.89%) Riak
4 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.58%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) GIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Subversion
2 22 (28.95%) JIRA
3 18 (23.68%) Selenium
4 15 (19.74%) Oracle APEX
5 13 (17.11%) NUnit
5 13 (17.11%) TestNG
6 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.89%) YouTrack
8 5 (6.58%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.58%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.95%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.63%) FogBugz
10 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) QA Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Tester
8 4 (5.26%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) XML
2 8 (10.53%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.58%) Backbone.js
3 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (6.58%) Ember.js
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 5 (6.58%) jQuery
3 5 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (6.58%) Lucene
3 5 (6.58%) Node.js
3 5 (6.58%) React
3 5 (6.58%) RESTful
3 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (6.58%) XHTML
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.58%) iPad
1 5 (6.58%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) OO
3 22 (28.95%) TDD
4 20 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 15 (19.74%) DevOps
5 15 (19.74%) Scrum
5 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
6 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.42%) OOD
6 14 (18.42%) SOA
6 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
7 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.79%) Kanban
8 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 11 (14.47%) DSDM
9 11 (14.47%) Functional Testing
9 11 (14.47%) RUP
10 10 (13.16%) Automation Testing
10 10 (13.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) Java
2 37 (48.68%) SQL
3 25 (32.89%) C#
4 15 (19.74%) PL/SQL
5 14 (18.42%) PHP
6 10 (13.16%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.63%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMP
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Kibana
1 5 (6.58%) logstash
2 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) SAP
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