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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 3.00% 2.96% 4.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.93% 24.44% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Median salary £29,000 £31,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.93% -28.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 29 45 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 7.90% 12.10% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 26
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,217 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in York

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
5 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (28.57%) Ruby
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) Capybara
6 5 (23.81%) Calabash
6 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Fiddler
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Symfony
7 4 (19.05%) Magento
7 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 4 (19.05%) SDET
7 4 (19.05%) Appium
7 4 (19.05%) React

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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:

Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) Calabash
4 5 (23.81%) Capybara
4 5 (23.81%) Fiddler
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) Appium
5 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) QA Automation Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) QA Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Tester
3 4 (19.05%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
1 4 (19.05%) React
1 4 (19.05%) Symfony
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
3 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
3 5 (23.81%) QA Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) SDET
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) A/B Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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