Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 4.78% 2.51% 2.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.31% 28.07% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 14
York median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.79% +6.14%
10th Percentile £26,875 £29,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £37,575
North Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £31,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +24.19% -5.34% +14.91%

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 49 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 7.32% 8.95% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 45
York median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +21.09% +4.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £18,000 £22,850
90th Percentile £50,000 £63,750 £47,250
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.78% +11.92%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in York

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
3 18 (56.25%) Ruby
4 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
5 11 (34.38%) QA Automation
6 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
7 9 (28.13%) DevOps
8 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (25.00%) Coaching
8 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) Video\Live Streaming
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) PHP
9 7 (21.88%) Selenium
10 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
11 5 (15.63%) JIRA
12 4 (12.50%) Scrum
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) Symfony
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Magento
12 4 (12.50%) PHPUnit
12 4 (12.50%) Node.js
12 4 (12.50%) SDET

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Cucumber
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Appium
4 4 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Calabash
5 2 (6.25%) Capybara
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) French Language
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
2 2 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
2 2 (6.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) QA Automation Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) QA Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Tester
3 8 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Lead Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Ruby Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Developer
8 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 4 (12.50%) Node.js
1 4 (12.50%) React
1 4 (12.50%) Symfony
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Video\Live Streaming
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
3 11 (34.38%) QA Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Compatibility Testing
5 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) Coaching
6 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) SDET
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Ruby
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Google