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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.08% 8.58% 2.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.95% 58.75% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £24,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
59 80 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.29% 14.60% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 44
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -18 8 £40,000 +11.11% 3
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (10.00%) JPA
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) V-Model
8 2 (10.00%) Search Engine Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Release Management
8 2 (10.00%) GWT

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) JPA
2 2 (10.00%) GWT
2 2 (10.00%) Java SE
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) V-Model
6 2 (10.00%) Search Engine Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
1 1 (5.00%) T-Plan
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 37,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 3 days ago