The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 1.18% 6.38% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 85.71% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chesterfield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chesterfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 17.65% 7.45% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Validation
1 8 (88.89%) Ajax
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
1 8 (88.89%) Java SE
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) GWT
1 8 (88.89%) JPA
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (88.89%) Tomcat
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) QA Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Test Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) Ajax
1 8 (88.89%) Java SE
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) GWT
1 8 (88.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Regression Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Validation
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) SAP