The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank - 32 32
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield - 0.70% 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 8.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £44,000 -
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 Wakefield with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 14 12 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 11.02% 8.45% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 12
Median salary £41,000 £36,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.32% +26.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £33,400 £40,000
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 Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

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Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for QA in Wakefield

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Sony