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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.47% 2.58% 4.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.16% 34.48% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,000 £60,000
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
76 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.99% 7.47% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 64 22 30
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 £23,950 £29,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £72,500 £55,000
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 29 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 29 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 +14 42 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Chesterfield -2 3 £35,000 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Scrum
2 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
3 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
4 24 (25.26%) C#
5 23 (24.21%) ISEB
5 23 (24.21%) ISTQB
5 23 (24.21%) Selenium
6 22 (23.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (22.11%) Degree
8 20 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (18.95%) Test Strategy
9 18 (18.95%) Validation
9 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
10 17 (17.89%) Quality Management
10 17 (17.89%) TestComplete
11 16 (16.84%) SQL
11 16 (16.84%) .NET
12 14 (14.74%) Java
12 14 (14.74%) Software Testing
12 14 (14.74%) NUnit
12 14 (14.74%) Karma Test Runner
13 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
14 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
15 10 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (10.53%) Marketing
15 10 (10.53%) Electronics
15 10 (10.53%) Aerospace
15 10 (10.53%) Ethernet
15 10 (10.53%) EMC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (8.42%) Tomcat
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
1 1 (1.05%) FrameMaker
1 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Selenium
2 17 (17.89%) TestComplete
3 14 (14.74%) NUnit
3 14 (14.74%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.32%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.05%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.05%) Xcode
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) QARun
7 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.05%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.53%) Electronics
2 10 (10.53%) Aerospace
2 10 (10.53%) Marketing
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Analyst
2 25 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Tester
4 10 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Software Tester
5 7 (7.37%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) QA Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Test Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) Web Services
3 8 (8.42%) Ajax
3 8 (8.42%) Java SE
3 8 (8.42%) Java EE
3 8 (8.42%) GWT
3 8 (8.42%) JPA
4 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.21%) XML
6 2 (2.11%) CSS
6 2 (2.11%) HTML
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.05%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Firmware
1 10 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (8.42%) NHS
3 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.21%) VHDL
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (34.74%) Scrum
2 33 (34.74%) Test Automation
3 26 (27.37%) Automated Testing
4 22 (23.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 20 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (18.95%) Test Strategy
6 18 (18.95%) Validation
7 17 (17.89%) Quality Management
8 14 (14.74%) Software Testing
9 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.32%) Kanban
12 6 (6.32%) Workflow
12 6 (6.32%) TDD
13 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.26%) UML
13 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) C#
2 18 (18.95%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 14 (14.74%) Java
5 4 (4.21%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
6 3 (3.16%) C
6 3 (3.16%) C++
6 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.11%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.05%) VBScript
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) ISEB
1 23 (24.21%) ISTQB
2 21 (22.11%) Degree
3 8 (8.42%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
1 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) EMC
1 10 (10.53%) Atmel
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
3 2 (2.11%) Sage
4 1 (1.05%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe
4 1 (1.05%) Lotus
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago