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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 79 67 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13  
Permanent jobs citing QA 190 248 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.54% 3.85% 4.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.61% 31.04% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 155 208 251
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 549 799 1062
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.23% 12.39% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 453 632 782
Median salary £37,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +2 133 £42,500 +11.84% 24
South Yorkshire -10 31 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North Yorkshire -14 25 £27,500 -15.38% 5
East Yorkshire -12 1 - -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 249 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (34.47%) SQL
3 136 (33.01%) Selenium
4 127 (30.83%) Java
5 102 (24.76%) Scrum
6 97 (23.54%) Test Strategy
7 92 (22.33%) ISEB
8 89 (21.60%) Software Testing
9 86 (20.87%) Test Automation
10 81 (19.66%) ISTQB
11 77 (18.69%) Functional Testing
12 75 (18.20%) Cucumber
13 73 (17.72%) C#
14 70 (16.99%) Oracle
14 70 (16.99%) Test Management
15 67 (16.26%) Test Scripting
16 63 (15.29%) Automated Testing
17 62 (15.05%) .NET
17 62 (15.05%) Waterfall
18 61 (14.81%) TDD
18 61 (14.81%) Software Delivery
19 60 (14.56%) Regression Testing
20 59 (14.32%) Finance
20 59 (14.32%) Kanban
21 58 (14.08%) JIRA
22 57 (13.83%) Mentoring
22 57 (13.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 56 (13.59%) Defect Tracking
24 52 (12.62%) Automation Testing
25 48 (11.65%) BDD

QA
Top Related 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 15 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (1.94%) Apache
3 5 (1.21%) JBoss
3 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.21%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.97%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.97%) Confluence
4 4 (0.97%) Drupal
4 4 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.97%) Jetty
4 4 (0.97%) nginx
4 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.97%) WordPress
5 3 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.73%) IIS
6 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.49%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.97%) Office 365
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.70%) HTTP
2 5 (1.21%) LAN
3 3 (0.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.49%) VLAN
4 2 (0.49%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.68%) Relational Database
2 20 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.88%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.43%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.43%) MySQL
6 9 (2.18%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.94%) Couchbase
7 8 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.94%) Redis
7 8 (1.94%) Riak
8 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.97%) Big Data
10 3 (0.73%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 136 (33.01%) Selenium
2 75 (18.20%) Cucumber
3 58 (14.08%) JIRA
4 35 (8.50%) Git (software)
5 34 (8.25%) Visual Studio
6 33 (8.01%) SoapUI
7 32 (7.77%) Subversion
8 31 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (5.58%) JMeter
10 19 (4.61%) LoadRunner
10 19 (4.61%) WebDriver
11 16 (3.88%) NUnit
12 15 (3.64%) Maven
12 15 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
12 15 (3.64%) TestNG
13 14 (3.40%) Gatling
14 13 (3.16%) Jenkins
15 10 (2.43%) Capybara
16 7 (1.70%) Jasmine
16 7 (1.70%) Mercurial
General
1 59 (14.32%) Finance
2 10 (2.43%) Advertising
2 10 (2.43%) Legal
2 10 (2.43%) Retail
3 6 (1.46%) Banking
3 6 (1.46%) Games
4 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (25.97%) Analyst
2 75 (18.20%) Test Engineer
3 74 (17.96%) Test Analyst
4 57 (13.83%) Developer
5 44 (10.68%) Senior Test Engineer
6 43 (10.44%) QA Analyst
7 39 (9.47%) Tester
8 37 (8.98%) QA Engineer
9 32 (7.77%) QA Test Analyst
10 25 (6.07%) QA Tester
11 21 (5.10%) Test Manager
12 17 (4.13%) Consultant
13 15 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Java Engineer
14 13 (3.16%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.16%) Test Leader
15 12 (2.91%) Performance Engineer
15 12 (2.91%) Performance Test Engineer
15 12 (2.91%) QA Automation Engineer
16 11 (2.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.05%) .NET
2 39 (9.47%) XML
3 38 (9.22%) HTML
4 29 (7.04%) CSS
5 19 (4.61%) Web Services
6 18 (4.37%) Spring
7 16 (3.88%) SOAP
8 14 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.91%) jQuery
10 11 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.67%) AngularJS
10 11 (2.67%) Node.js
11 10 (2.43%) ASP.NET
11 10 (2.43%) React
11 10 (2.43%) RESTful
11 10 (2.43%) WPF
12 9 (2.18%) Backbone.js
12 9 (2.18%) Ember.js
12 9 (2.18%) REST
12 9 (2.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.61%) User Experience
3 8 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.21%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.21%) iPad
6 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.49%) Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) e-Health
8 2 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.24%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.04%) Windows
2 11 (2.67%) Linux
3 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.97%) Unix
4 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) VMS
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.76%) Scrum
3 97 (23.54%) Test Strategy
4 89 (21.60%) Software Testing
5 86 (20.87%) Test Automation
6 77 (18.69%) Functional Testing
7 70 (16.99%) Test Management
8 67 (16.26%) Test Scripting
9 63 (15.29%) Automated Testing
10 62 (15.05%) Waterfall
11 61 (14.81%) Software Delivery
11 61 (14.81%) TDD
12 60 (14.56%) Regression Testing
13 59 (14.32%) Kanban
14 57 (13.83%) Mentoring
15 56 (13.59%) Defect Tracking
16 52 (12.62%) Automation Testing
17 48 (11.65%) BDD
18 45 (10.92%) Logistics
19 42 (10.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 142 (34.47%) SQL
2 127 (30.83%) Java
3 73 (17.72%) C#
4 41 (9.95%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.07%) Python
6 23 (5.58%) PHP
7 17 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.64%) Scala
9 13 (3.16%) Ruby
10 12 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.21%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.73%) C++
12 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.49%) Groovy
13 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.49%) R
14 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (22.33%) ISEB
2 81 (19.66%) ISTQB
3 57 (13.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (3.88%) Degree
5 6 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.70%) SLA
2 6 (1.46%) SDET
3 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Kibana
2 4 (0.97%) logstash
2 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (16.99%) Oracle
2 44 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.18%) SAP
4 8 (1.94%) HP
5 5 (1.21%) Apple
6 3 (0.73%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.49%) Epicor
7 2 (0.49%) Google
7 2 (0.49%) Remedy
7 2 (0.49%) Sony
7 2 (0.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe
8 1 (0.24%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.24%) IBM
8 1 (0.24%) Nintex
8 1 (0.24%) Progress
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.24%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Piksel
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
York, UK
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, bonus and overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Yorkshire
Baltimore
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Mason Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 10 days ago