The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 60 52
Rank change year-on-year -32 -8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 164 246 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.07% 4.39% 5.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.98% 33.74% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 126 216 293
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £59,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 566 729 869
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.60% 13.00% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 457 582 675
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

QA
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for QA in Yorkshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Yorkshire

QA
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -25 116 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South Yorkshire -10 19 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North Yorkshire -14 14 £29,000 -17.14% 5
East Yorkshire -15 10 £30,000 -17.24% 1
QA
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 204 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (48.58%) Test Automation
3 112 (31.82%) SQL
4 107 (30.40%) Scrum
4 107 (30.40%) Selenium
5 85 (24.15%) ISEB
6 72 (20.45%) Java
7 71 (20.17%) Test Scripting
8 70 (19.89%) Software Testing
8 70 (19.89%) ISTQB
9 68 (19.32%) Test Strategy
10 62 (17.61%) Finance
11 58 (16.48%) .NET
12 55 (15.63%) C#
13 52 (14.77%) Test Management
14 50 (14.20%) Kanban
15 49 (13.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 44 (12.50%) TDD
16 44 (12.50%) Functional Testing
17 43 (12.22%) Cucumber
17 43 (12.22%) Microsoft
18 41 (11.65%) Waterfall
18 41 (11.65%) Software Delivery
19 40 (11.36%) Regression Testing
20 39 (11.08%) E-Commerce
20 39 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (10.23%) Oracle
21 36 (10.23%) Defect Tracking
22 34 (9.66%) JavaScript
23 33 (9.38%) SDLC

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.42%) Apache Solr
3 5 (1.42%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.42%) IIS
3 5 (1.42%) JBoss
3 5 (1.42%) Jetty
3 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) CMS
4 3 (0.85%) WordPress
5 2 (0.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.84%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) G Suite
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) VLAN
1 6 (1.70%) VPN
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
2 3 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.41%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.41%) Riak
5 11 (3.13%) DataStage
5 11 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (2.84%) Couchbase
6 10 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.84%) Redis
7 8 (2.27%) MySQL
8 5 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.42%) Big Data
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.57%) Event Store
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.28%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 107 (30.40%) Selenium
2 43 (12.22%) Cucumber
3 30 (8.52%) JIRA
4 25 (7.10%) Git (software)
5 23 (6.53%) SoapUI
6 19 (5.40%) Visual Studio
7 16 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 16 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.26%) JMeter
9 13 (3.69%) Gatling
9 13 (3.69%) Subversion
10 12 (3.41%) NUnit
11 11 (3.13%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.84%) TestNG
12 10 (2.84%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.56%) HP UFT
13 9 (2.56%) Maven
14 8 (2.27%) Appium
15 5 (1.42%) Capybara
15 5 (1.42%) Jasmine
General
1 62 (17.61%) Finance
2 6 (1.70%) Banking
3 5 (1.42%) Games
4 4 (1.14%) Marketing
5 3 (0.85%) Advertising
5 3 (0.85%) Legal
5 3 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (25.85%) Analyst
2 57 (16.19%) Test Analyst
3 53 (15.06%) Test Engineer
4 45 (12.78%) Tester
5 37 (10.51%) QA Engineer
6 30 (8.52%) Developer
7 27 (7.67%) QA Analyst
8 23 (6.53%) Business Analyst
9 21 (5.97%) QA Tester
10 18 (5.11%) Manual Tester
10 18 (5.11%) QA Test Analyst
10 18 (5.11%) Test Manager
11 16 (4.55%) Automation Tester
11 16 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
11 16 (4.55%) Test Leader
12 15 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
13 13 (3.69%) Consultant
13 13 (3.69%) Software Tester
14 12 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
15 11 (3.13%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.48%) .NET
2 24 (6.82%) HTML
3 19 (5.40%) Web Services
4 17 (4.83%) CSS
4 17 (4.83%) SOAP
5 15 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 15 (4.26%) XML
6 14 (3.98%) React
7 11 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.13%) Backbone.js
7 11 (3.13%) Node.js
7 11 (3.13%) Spring
8 9 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 9 (2.56%) REST
9 8 (2.27%) jQuery
10 7 (1.99%) Ember.js
10 7 (1.99%) RESTful
10 7 (1.99%) Symfony
11 6 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.83%) Mobile App
3 15 (4.26%) Fintech
4 10 (2.84%) User Experience
5 8 (2.27%) iPad
6 6 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.70%) Social Media
7 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.85%) PMI
8 2 (0.57%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.67%) Linux
2 21 (5.97%) Windows
3 10 (2.84%) Unix
4 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (48.58%) Test Automation
3 107 (30.40%) Scrum
4 71 (20.17%) Test Scripting
5 70 (19.89%) Software Testing
6 68 (19.32%) Test Strategy
7 52 (14.77%) Test Management
8 50 (14.20%) Kanban
9 44 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 44 (12.50%) TDD
10 41 (11.65%) Software Delivery
10 41 (11.65%) Waterfall
11 40 (11.36%) Regression Testing
12 39 (11.08%) E-Commerce
12 39 (11.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (10.23%) Defect Tracking
14 33 (9.38%) SDLC
15 30 (8.52%) Manual Testing
16 29 (8.24%) Mentoring
17 28 (7.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (31.82%) SQL
2 72 (20.45%) Java
3 55 (15.63%) C#
4 34 (9.66%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.97%) PHP
6 14 (3.98%) Python
7 12 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.84%) Scala
10 8 (2.27%) Ruby
11 6 (1.70%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.14%) VBScript
14 3 (0.85%) VB
15 2 (0.57%) Groovy
16 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.28%) XPath
16 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 85 (24.15%) ISEB
2 70 (19.89%) ISTQB
3 49 (13.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (4.26%) Degree
5 6 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.14%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.14%) COBIT
2 3 (0.85%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.99%) Puppet
3 5 (1.42%) Kibana
3 5 (1.42%) logstash
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.57%) Grafana
5 2 (0.57%) Graphite
6 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.23%) Oracle
3 13 (3.69%) IBM
4 11 (3.13%) Netezza
5 10 (2.84%) SAP
6 9 (2.56%) HP
7 8 (2.27%) VMware
8 6 (1.70%) Google
9 4 (1.14%) Apple
10 3 (0.85%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco
11 2 (0.57%) CommVault
11 2 (0.57%) Dell
11 2 (0.57%) EMC
11 2 (0.57%) Intel
11 2 (0.57%) NetApp
11 2 (0.57%) Splunk
11 2 (0.57%) Veeam
12 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.28%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, perk box
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per day plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + unbeatable benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Free parking + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Barnsley
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Affecto
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago