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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 46 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.77% 3.72% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.55% 39.34% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 24
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,150 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 47 61 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 6.50% 9.44% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 91
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £24,490
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -9 12 £37,750 +19.84% 3
Doncaster - 5 £40,000 -
QA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Test Automation
3 27 (52.94%) Java
4 22 (43.14%) SQL
5 20 (39.22%) C#
6 17 (33.33%) Selenium
7 15 (29.41%) TDD
8 14 (27.45%) Scrum
9 12 (23.53%) OO
10 11 (21.57%) Subversion
10 11 (21.57%) Kanban
11 10 (19.61%) TestNG
11 10 (19.61%) NUnit
11 10 (19.61%) RUP
11 10 (19.61%) DSDM
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Python
12 9 (17.65%) HTML
12 9 (17.65%) PHP
12 9 (17.65%) Oracle
12 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (15.69%) iPad
13 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
13 8 (15.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (13.73%) User Experience
14 7 (13.73%) Linux
15 6 (11.76%) SAP
15 6 (11.76%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) HP UFT

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Co-occurring 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 6 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.80%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Jetty
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Couchbase
1 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 6 (11.76%) Redis
1 6 (11.76%) Riak
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Subversion
3 10 (19.61%) NUnit
3 10 (19.61%) TestNG
4 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.80%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (9.80%) SilkTest
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.96%) eCATT
8 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) QA Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.84%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) UI Designer
8 2 (3.92%) UI/UX Designer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (9.80%) Lucene
3 5 (9.80%) SOAP
3 5 (9.80%) Web Services
3 5 (9.80%) XBRL
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.84%) Backbone.js
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) Ember.js
4 4 (7.84%) jQuery
4 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (7.84%) Node.js
4 4 (7.84%) React
4 4 (7.84%) RESTful
4 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) iPad
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Social Media
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.88%) PMI
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Test Automation
3 15 (29.41%) TDD
4 14 (27.45%) Scrum
5 12 (23.53%) OO
6 11 (21.57%) Kanban
7 10 (19.61%) DSDM
7 10 (19.61%) RUP
8 8 (15.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.76%) SDLC
9 6 (11.76%) SOA
9 6 (11.76%) Test Planning
9 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 20 (39.22%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) PHP
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) OCP
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Kibana
1 5 (9.80%) logstash
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Intel
Barnsley
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago