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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 24 32
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 3.01% 7.29% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.26% 63.27% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 14
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +7.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,300 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,000 £41,250
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 York with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
York
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 31 49 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 9.34% 11.53% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 39
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York 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 York

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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

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Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in York over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in York

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 25 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 York region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) Capybara
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) Fiddler
5 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) Calabash
5 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) Video Processing
9 2 (10.53%) WPF
9 2 (10.53%) Release Management
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) MySQL
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce

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Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Capybara
1 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
2 8 (42.11%) JIRA
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) Calabash
3 7 (36.84%) Fiddler
3 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) QA Automation Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) QA Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Manual Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (36.84%) QA Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Release Management
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) Video Processing
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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