The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.00% 2.21% 3.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.47% 21.95% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 15
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £33,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £56,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
QA
East Midlands

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 Derbyshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
34 41 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 7.56% 10.05% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 45
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £29,400 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

QA
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Derbyshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Derbyshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

QA
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +2 8 £31,500 -37.00% 5
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Degree
3 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 10 (26.32%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) J2EE
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
7 7 (18.42%) Oracle
7 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) ISEB
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 6 (15.79%) Retail
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
9 5 (13.16%) jQuery
9 5 (13.16%) Front End Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (10.53%) WordPress
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) QA Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Graduate
5 4 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (10.53%) HTML Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) J2EE
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) Sass
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (5.26%) Laravel
8 2 (5.26%) MFC
8 2 (5.26%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) Ajax
9 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.63%) Java EE
9 1 (2.63%) Java SE
9 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) PMI
5 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.63%) Physics
6 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.26%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) Online Security
8 2 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 3 (7.89%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) C
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
5 2 (5.26%) MCT
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods
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