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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 42 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 7.84% 13.00% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 68.85% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 3
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
44 61 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 14.38% 18.89% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) SDLC
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) J2EE
7 6 (18.75%) UML
7 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (18.75%) RUP
7 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
7 6 (18.75%) IBM
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (18.75%) Selenium
7 6 (18.75%) V-Model
7 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) NUnit

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) OLAP
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) NUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) TestComplete
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) IT Architect
4 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) QA Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) J2EE
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) SDLC
3 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) V-Model
5 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.75%) RUP
5 6 (18.75%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.13%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) IBM
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago