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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 8.28% 1.93% 6.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 21
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
30 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 10.34% 4.83% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 28
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Degree
3 20 (31.75%) Scrum
4 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (25.40%) C#
5 16 (25.40%) ISEB
6 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (20.63%) Selenium
8 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
9 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
9 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 11 (17.46%) Aerospace
10 11 (17.46%) TestComplete
11 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
11 10 (15.87%) .NET
11 10 (15.87%) Ethernet
11 10 (15.87%) EMC
11 10 (15.87%) Firmware
11 10 (15.87%) Quality Management
11 10 (15.87%) Electronics
11 10 (15.87%) Validation
11 10 (15.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (15.87%) Marketing
11 10 (15.87%) Atmel
11 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
12 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 9 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.59%) QlikView
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) OLAP
3 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) TestComplete
3 8 (12.70%) NUnit
3 8 (12.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 11 (17.46%) Aerospace
3 10 (15.87%) Marketing
3 10 (15.87%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (25.40%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Design Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Electronics Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Tester
5 6 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (7.94%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Tester
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Civil Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.35%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Firmware
1 10 (15.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) User Experience
4 4 (6.35%) NHS
4 4 (6.35%) VHDL
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.87%) Validation
8 10 (15.87%) Quality Management
8 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
9 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Kanban
10 6 (9.52%) Workflow
11 5 (7.94%) TDD
11 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.35%) System Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
14 2 (3.17%) UML
14 2 (3.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C#
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 2 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Degree
2 16 (25.40%) ISEB
3 15 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 9 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) EMC
1 10 (15.87%) Atmel
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Sage
3 2 (3.17%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) Talend
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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