The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 5.66% 4.29% 8.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 37.14% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 16
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +19.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £69,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
33 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 15.57% 11.55% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 23
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,750 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

The demand trend of job ads across the Derby region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Subversion
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (24.00%) Selenium
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 5 (20.00%) Process Management
7 4 (16.00%) MVC
7 4 (16.00%) Online Security
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) iPad
7 4 (16.00%) TeamCity

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) Appium
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Mockito
7 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) QA Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (12.00%) StructureMap
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) iPad
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) SDLC
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Process Management
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Online Security
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) Pascal
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cognos
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat