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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.55% 6.62% 12.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.08% 35.09% 69.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 35
Median salary £39,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
48 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 16.78% 18.87% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 49
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Online Security
3 13 (37.14%) iPad
4 11 (31.43%) ISEB
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
5 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) jQuery
6 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
7 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) HTML5
8 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (17.14%) CSS3
9 6 (17.14%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.14%) C#
10 5 (14.29%) Process Management
10 5 (14.29%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) Web Development
10 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 5 (14.29%) Wireframes
10 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) Appium
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 7 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
6 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
7 4 (11.43%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
7 4 (11.43%) UI Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Graduate
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Systems Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) jQuery
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (17.14%) CSS3
5 5 (14.29%) Ajax
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.57%) NHibernate
7 3 (8.57%) StructureMap
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.86%) JavaFX
8 1 (2.86%) JPA
8 1 (2.86%) Spring
8 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) iPad
2 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Online Security
4 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 5 (14.29%) Process Management
8 5 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) MVC
10 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Pascal
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCT
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CBAP
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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