Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in York 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 58 39
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 6.54% 2.96% 6.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.75% 31.25% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 26
York median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +6.56%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £45,400 £38,125
North Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £28,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +39.82% -13.08% +8.33%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
York
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 80 64 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 11.13% 9.47% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 56
York median annual salary £40,000 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £18,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +7.69%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in York

QA
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for QA in York

QA
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in York over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in York

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the York region with a requirement for QA.

1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
3 23 (48.94%) Selenium
4 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 18 (38.30%) JMeter
5 17 (36.17%) Performance Testing
6 15 (31.91%) LoadRunner
6 15 (31.91%) WebLOAD
6 15 (31.91%) HP
6 15 (31.91%) TestComplete
6 15 (31.91%) NeoLoad
6 15 (31.91%) LoadUI
7 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
8 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Compatibility Testing
10 7 (14.89%) JIRA
11 6 (12.77%) Ruby
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) QA Automation
11 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
12 5 (10.64%) Capybara
12 5 (10.64%) Calabash
12 5 (10.64%) Video\Live Streaming
12 5 (10.64%) Fiddler

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 2 (4.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) SSH
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Selenium
2 18 (38.30%) JMeter
3 15 (31.91%) LoadRunner
3 15 (31.91%) LoadUI
3 15 (31.91%) NeoLoad
3 15 (31.91%) TestComplete
3 15 (31.91%) WebLOAD
4 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
7 5 (10.64%) Calabash
7 5 (10.64%) Capybara
7 5 (10.64%) Fiddler
8 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Test Automation Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Performance Test Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Test Engineer
3 16 (34.04%) Tester
4 15 (31.91%) Performance Tester
5 13 (27.66%) Automation Tester
5 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Developer
7 7 (14.89%) QA Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) QA Analyst
8 6 (12.77%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Software Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Qt
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Video\Live Streaming
2 4 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) Test Automation
3 17 (36.17%) Performance Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
5 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.89%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (12.77%) QA Automation
9 4 (8.51%) BDD
10 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Product Management
10 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.38%) Use Case
10 3 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Ruby
2 4 (8.51%) Python
3 3 (6.38%) C
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) COBIT
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) HP