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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.38% 11.54% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.10% 75.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 4
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £29,100 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £53,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
21 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 8.86% 15.38% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 44 34
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Search Engine Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 37,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 5 days ago