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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.74% 6.49% 10.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.24% 38.46% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 23
Median salary £42,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 15.42% 16.88% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 36
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Online Security
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) iPad
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) ISEB
5 7 (25.93%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) Process Management
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) MS Office
8 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC

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 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Appium
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Tester
6 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 3 (11.11%) StructureMap
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.70%) JavaFX
6 1 (3.70%) JPA
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Online Security
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 5 (18.52%) Process Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) Pascal
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) CBAP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cognos
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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