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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.42% 7.59% 15.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.51% 40.00% 71.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 38
Median salary £39,000 £31,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.83% -15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,500 £28,375
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
41 60 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 17.52% 18.99% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 55
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) iPad
3 13 (40.63%) Online Security
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) ISEB
5 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
6 9 (28.13%) jQuery
7 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
8 7 (21.88%) HTML5
9 6 (18.75%) CSS3
9 6 (18.75%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
10 5 (15.63%) Process Management
10 5 (15.63%) Ajax
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
10 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Appium
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 3 (9.38%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (15.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (15.63%) QA Tester
6 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 4 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) jQuery
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) CSS3
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
6 4 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
7 3 (9.38%) StructureMap
8 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.13%) JavaFX
8 1 (3.13%) JPA
8 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) iPad
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Online Security
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
8 5 (15.63%) Process Management
8 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
10 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Pascal
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISEB
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) CBAP
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cognos
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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