Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 72 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 10.08% 3.16% 5.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.06% 37.10% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 69 15 22
York median annual salary £42,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,950 £28,550
90th Percentile £117,500 £43,600 £38,750
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £28,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +41.59% -10.32% -10.00%

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 124 62 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 17.37% 8.52% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 49 50
York median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% -5.17%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,547 £26,575
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +18.57% -7.89% +4.47%

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

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Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in York over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in York

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 20 (27.78%) Selenium
4 17 (23.61%) Performance Testing
4 17 (23.61%) JMeter
4 17 (23.61%) ISEB
5 16 (22.22%) Finance
6 13 (18.06%) HP
6 13 (18.06%) LoadRunner
6 13 (18.06%) TestComplete
6 13 (18.06%) WebLOAD
6 13 (18.06%) Degree
6 13 (18.06%) NeoLoad
6 13 (18.06%) LoadUI
7 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.28%) Retail
8 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
8 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
8 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (15.28%) DevOps
8 11 (15.28%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.89%) User Stories
9 10 (13.89%) User Experience
9 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (13.89%) Product Management
10 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 8 (11.11%) Resource Management
11 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture

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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 4 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Selenium
2 17 (23.61%) JMeter
3 13 (18.06%) LoadRunner
3 13 (18.06%) LoadUI
3 13 (18.06%) NeoLoad
3 13 (18.06%) TestComplete
3 13 (18.06%) WebLOAD
4 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) JIRA
7 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.17%) Calabash
8 3 (4.17%) Capybara
8 3 (4.17%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Analyst
2 17 (23.61%) Performance Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Performance Test Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Test Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Tester
5 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
5 13 (18.06%) Performance Tester
6 11 (15.28%) Business Analyst
6 11 (15.28%) Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) Python Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) QA Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) SDLC Business Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Qt
2 4 (5.56%) RESTful
3 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.17%) Spring
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.78%) Ajax
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.78%) CSS
4 2 (2.78%) CSS3
4 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 2 (2.78%) jQuery
4 2 (2.78%) LINQ
4 2 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.17%) Fintech
4 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.17%) FreeBSD
3 3 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 17 (23.61%) Performance Testing
4 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.28%) DevOps
5 11 (15.28%) Integration Testing
5 11 (15.28%) Test Strategy
6 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (13.89%) Product Management
6 10 (13.89%) User Stories
7 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 8 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 8 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 8 (11.11%) SDLC
8 8 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Python
2 7 (9.72%) Ruby
2 7 (9.72%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Java
3 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) C
4 3 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) ISEB
2 13 (18.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) HP
2 3 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.39%) Cognos
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle