The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chesterfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Chesterfield region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 3.88% 2.70% 2.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chesterfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 10.68% 5.41% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 3
Average salary £44,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.61% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Derbyshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chesterfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Chesterfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Chesterfield

QA
Salary Trend in Chesterfield

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

QA Salary Trend in Chesterfield

QA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chesterfield region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Validation
1 8 (66.67%) Ajax
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 8 (66.67%) Java SE
1 8 (66.67%) Java EE
1 8 (66.67%) GWT
1 8 (66.67%) JPA
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) QARun
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chesterfield region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (8.33%) QARun
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Test Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) QA Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) Ajax
1 8 (66.67%) Java SE
1 8 (66.67%) Java EE
1 8 (66.67%) GWT
1 8 (66.67%) JPA
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 8 (66.67%) Validation
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared