Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 5.00% 2.76% 4.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.92% 31.58% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 17
York median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -1.64% +7.02%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,850 £24,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £37,950 £34,650
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +14.04%

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 48 57 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 6.86% 8.74% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 51
York median annual salary £40,500 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £18,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £87,000 £63,750 £46,000
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year +31.15% -6.87% +9.17%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in York

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
3 17 (48.57%) Test Strategy
3 17 (48.57%) Ruby
4 15 (42.86%) Selenium
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) Compatibility Testing
5 13 (37.14%) QA Automation
6 11 (31.43%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (25.71%) ISEB
7 9 (25.71%) JMeter
7 9 (25.71%) Video\Live Streaming
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
8 8 (22.86%) DevOps
9 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
9 7 (20.00%) LoadUI
9 7 (20.00%) TestComplete
9 7 (20.00%) WebLOAD
9 7 (20.00%) HP
9 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 5 (14.29%) Capybara
11 5 (14.29%) Calabash
11 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 5 (14.29%) Coaching
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 4 (11.43%) PHP
12 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
12 4 (11.43%) BDD
12 4 (11.43%) Node.js

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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 1 (2.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
2 15 (42.86%) Selenium
3 9 (25.71%) JMeter
4 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (20.00%) LoadUI
4 7 (20.00%) NeoLoad
4 7 (20.00%) TestComplete
4 7 (20.00%) WebLOAD
5 6 (17.14%) JIRA
6 5 (14.29%) Calabash
6 5 (14.29%) Capybara
7 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
7 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.86%) Appium
8 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.71%) French Language
1 2 (5.71%) German Language
1 2 (5.71%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (5.71%) Spanish Language
1 2 (5.71%) Swedish Language
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) QA Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Test Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 7 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Automation Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Developer
5 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
6 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Lead Tester
7 4 (11.43%) QA Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) React
3 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Video\Live Streaming
2 3 (8.57%) PMI
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 17 (48.57%) Test Strategy
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 13 (37.14%) QA Automation
5 11 (31.43%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Coaching
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
10 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) TDD
10 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Ruby
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP