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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.36% 4.73% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 50.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
13 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.13% 9.45% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 14
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £17,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 26 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) ISEB
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) VBScript
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Tableau
6 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
7 1 (5.88%) Talend

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Military
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) VBScript
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Talend
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 65,000 base salary + 10% bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
University of Derby
Salary: From £25,340 to £27,857 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago