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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.77% 2.83% 5.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 23.08% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 12
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £41,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £59,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
20 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 6.15% 12.26% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 25
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £40,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derby

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Online Security
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (10.00%) MFC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) QA Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) IT Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Designer
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) CSS3
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (10.00%) MFC
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) Java SE
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) iPad
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Online Security
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCT
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Derby, Derbyshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum £23000 - £25,000k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago