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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 27 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.55% 3.85% 2.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.67% 43.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Median salary £38,750 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,200 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 12.40% 8.88% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 24
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) Ruby
3 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Subversion
5 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
6 7 (24.14%) RESTful
6 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Retail
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Appium
9 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
9 4 (13.79%) Freescale
9 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
9 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development

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 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
1 4 (13.79%) RS-485
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (27.59%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) Appium
4 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.90%) Mocha
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) QA Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) QA Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) QA Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
2 4 (13.79%) Gherkin
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Device Driver
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
3 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Memory Management
7 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
7 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Ruby
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) C
4 4 (13.79%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Freescale
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