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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 10 39
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield - 5.66% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 23.08% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chesterfield 10.53% 24.53% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 14
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -5.30%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chesterfield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 8 (57.14%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) PMI
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Chesterfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Java Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) PMI
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Analysis
1 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP