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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.05% 4.41% 2.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 50.00% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 8
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
33 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.92% 8.82% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 30
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £16,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -8 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Chesterfield +14 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Degree
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
4 17 (34.69%) ISEB
5 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 15 (30.61%) TDD
5 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
8 10 (20.41%) C#
8 10 (20.41%) UNIX
9 9 (18.37%) VBScript
9 9 (18.37%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
10 8 (16.33%) Selenium
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.29%) .NET
11 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.29%) TestComplete
12 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
13 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
13 5 (10.20%) Electronics
13 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
13 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 4 (8.16%) NUnit
3 4 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.04%) Xcode
6 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
General
1 5 (10.20%) Aerospace
1 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.20%) Electronics
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Tester
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Tester
4 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Civil Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Electrical Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Junior
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) WPF
4 2 (4.08%) WF
4 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (4.08%) XSD
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
4 2 (4.08%) WinForms
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) GWT
5 1 (2.04%) JPA
5 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Java SE
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) CCTV
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) TDD
3 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Test Strategy
6 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.20%) Validation
9 5 (10.20%) Quality Management
10 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.12%) OO
12 2 (4.08%) UML
12 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) VBScript
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Degree
2 17 (34.69%) ISEB
2 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.37%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.16%) EMC
1 4 (8.16%) Atmel
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) Talend
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) HP
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