The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Derbyshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 11.32% 2.14% 5.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.90% 24.24% 70.97%
Number of salaries quoted 48 4 22
Average salary £36,250 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.55% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £38,750 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
81 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 16.67% 8.82% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 31
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
East Midlands

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 +12 45 £37,500 -37.50% 7
Chesterfield +4 7 £35,000 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Scrum
3 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
4 25 (26.60%) Automated Testing
5 24 (25.53%) C#
6 23 (24.47%) ISEB
6 23 (24.47%) Selenium
7 22 (23.40%) ISTQB
8 21 (22.34%) .NET
8 21 (22.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (21.28%) SQL
10 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (19.15%) Degree
11 18 (19.15%) Validation
12 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
13 16 (17.02%) Quality Management
13 16 (17.02%) TestComplete
13 16 (17.02%) Test Strategy
14 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
15 13 (13.83%) NUnit
15 13 (13.83%) Java
15 13 (13.83%) Windows
15 13 (13.83%) Karma Test Runner
16 12 (12.77%) Manufacturing
17 10 (10.64%) Electronics
17 10 (10.64%) Aerospace
17 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
17 10 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 10 (10.64%) Marketing
17 10 (10.64%) EMC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.06%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) MS Access
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Selenium
2 16 (17.02%) TestComplete
3 13 (13.83%) NUnit
3 13 (13.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (10.64%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.32%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.06%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.06%) Xcode
7 1 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) QARun
7 1 (1.06%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.64%) Electronics
2 10 (10.64%) Aerospace
2 10 (10.64%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Analyst
2 25 (26.60%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Tester
4 10 (10.64%) Design Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Electronics Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Software Tester
6 7 (7.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (6.38%) Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Test Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) QA Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) Web Services
3 8 (8.51%) Ajax
3 8 (8.51%) Java SE
3 8 (8.51%) Java EE
3 8 (8.51%) GWT
3 8 (8.51%) JPA
4 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 2 (2.13%) CSS
6 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.13%) HTML
7 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.06%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.06%) XSLT
7 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Firmware
1 10 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (8.51%) NHS
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) VHDL
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.13%) EPoS
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Scrum
3 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
4 25 (26.60%) Automated Testing
5 21 (22.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (19.15%) Validation
8 16 (17.02%) Quality Management
8 16 (17.02%) Test Strategy
9 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
12 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.45%) UML
12 7 (7.45%) User Stories
13 6 (6.38%) Workflow
13 6 (6.38%) Kanban
14 4 (4.26%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) C#
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 17 (18.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.83%) Java
5 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.26%) Python
6 3 (3.19%) Ruby
6 3 (3.19%) C
7 2 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) VB
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) XPath
8 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) ISEB
2 22 (23.40%) ISTQB
3 18 (19.15%) Degree
4 5 (5.32%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) EMC
1 10 (10.64%) Atmel
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Sage
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Lotus
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