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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 54 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.98% 10.74% 2.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.94% 66.67% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 44 5
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,875 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
85 81 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.12% 16.10% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 73 69 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,300 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -17 23 £31,750 -15.33% 4
Chesterfield -4 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) SDLC
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
4 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) C#
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) J2EE
7 7 (17.95%) UML
7 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) V-Model
8 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
8 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 6 (15.38%) IBM
8 6 (15.38%) RUP
8 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
8 6 (15.38%) Selenium
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) NUnit
10 4 (10.26%) Load Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.69%) OLAP
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) NUnit
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.69%) TestComplete
3 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Tester
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) IT Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.56%) QA Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Testing Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) J2EE
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.56%) WPF
6 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.56%) Java SE
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) SDLC
3 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.95%) UML
5 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) V-Model
6 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (15.38%) RUP
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Software Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.69%) Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C
7 2 (5.13%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago