The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Derby region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 10.38% 2.04% 8.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.74% 13.89% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 23
Average salary £36,000 £43,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% +45.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
46 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 14.47% 14.69% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 36
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £77,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Derbyshire

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 16 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 17 (36.96%) .NET
4 16 (34.78%) Selenium
5 15 (32.61%) ISEB
6 14 (30.43%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 13 (28.26%) C#
7 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
10 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
11 9 (19.57%) Quality Management
11 9 (19.57%) NUnit
11 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
12 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (17.39%) User Stories
12 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
12 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
12 8 (17.39%) UML
13 7 (15.22%) Windows
13 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
13 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
13 7 (15.22%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (13.04%) HTML5

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Umbraco
1 4 (8.70%) WordPress
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Selenium
2 9 (19.57%) NUnit
3 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
3 7 (15.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) Mocha
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 2 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) HTML5
3 6 (13.04%) XML
4 4 (8.70%) XHTML
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) CSS3
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.17%) XSLT
7 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.17%) VHDL
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) Automated Testing
3 14 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
5 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Quality Management
6 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 8 (17.39%) User Stories
7 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.39%) UML
8 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
9 4 (8.70%) Content Management
9 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) XPath
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
2 2 (4.35%) Lotus
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Atmel
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago