The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 9.97% 2.40% 5.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.77% 41.67% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 19
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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 Derby region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
43 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 14.29% 5.77% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 25
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

QA
Salary Trend in Derby

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

QA Salary Trend in Derby

QA
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Derby region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum
2 21 (30.88%) Degree
3 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (23.53%) ISEB
4 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
5 15 (22.06%) Selenium
5 15 (22.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.65%) TestComplete
7 11 (16.18%) Test Strategy
7 11 (16.18%) SQL
7 11 (16.18%) .NET
7 11 (16.18%) Quality Management
7 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
7 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 10 (14.71%) Marketing
8 10 (14.71%) Validation
8 10 (14.71%) Electronics
8 10 (14.71%) EMC
8 10 (14.71%) Firmware
8 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
8 10 (14.71%) Atmel
9 9 (13.24%) Chartered Engineer

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) QlikView
3 1 (1.47%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.47%) OLAP
3 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) TestComplete
3 9 (13.24%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (13.24%) NUnit
4 7 (10.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.18%) Aerospace
3 10 (14.71%) Marketing
3 10 (14.71%) Electronics
4 4 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Design Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Tester
5 6 (8.82%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (7.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Civil Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (14.71%) Firmware
2 5 (7.35%) NHS
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) VHDL
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Scrum
3 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (22.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Test Strategy
6 11 (16.18%) Quality Management
6 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Validation
8 6 (8.82%) Kanban
8 6 (8.82%) Workflow
9 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.88%) System Testing
10 4 (5.88%) TDD
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.41%) UML
11 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) C#
2 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) Ruby
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) ISEB
3 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
4 9 (13.24%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) EMC
1 10 (14.71%) Atmel
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Tableau
3 2 (2.94%) Sage
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Informatica
4 1 (1.47%) Lotus
4 1 (1.47%) Talend
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