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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 27 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.05% 1.89% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.47% 40.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Median salary £37,500 £22,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -55.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
38 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 15.32% 4.73% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 20
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 10 (32.26%) Ruby
3 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
4 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
4 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (29.03%) SDLC
5 7 (22.58%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) RESTful
5 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (16.13%) Appium
7 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
8 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
8 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) RS-485
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 5 (16.13%) Appium
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.45%) Mocha
6 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) QA Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Ruby Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Manager
5 3 (9.68%) QA Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Automated Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) SDLC
3 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
4 7 (22.58%) BDD
4 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Ruby
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) C
4 3 (9.68%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Freescale
2 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
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