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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.67% 13.14% 1.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 78.85% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
28 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 10.89% 16.67% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 19
Average salary £34,250 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.80% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £53,000 £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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 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 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) V-Model
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) RUP
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) OLAP
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 2 (11.11%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) V-Model
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) RUP
4 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.56%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
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