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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 12 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.21% 4.72% 13.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.19% 30.77% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 41
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
54 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 17.65% 15.35% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 49
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Online Security
3 13 (40.63%) iPad
4 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 12 (37.50%) ISEB
5 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
8 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
8 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
10 5 (15.63%) Ajax
10 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
10 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) C#
12 3 (9.38%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Appium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Graduate
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
1 7 (21.88%) HTML5
1 7 (21.88%) jQuery
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) CSS3
3 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
4 2 (6.25%) StructureMap
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) iPad
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Online Security
4 12 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
8 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Analytics
10 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Process Management
11 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.25%) Change Management
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.25%) MVC
11 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCT
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CBAP
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Cognos
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe