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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 4.32% 1.10% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.21% 6.67% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
33 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 20.37% 16.48% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 3
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £21,650 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Chesterfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Chesterfield region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Chesterfield

QA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Budget Control
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Budget Control
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) HP
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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