The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 14 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.01% 2.82% 10.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.85% 16.47% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 52
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,350 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
66 85 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.38% 17.14% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 70
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Derbyshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

QA
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +4 19 £39,000 +4.00%
Chesterfield - 3 £40,000 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) Online Security
3 13 (36.11%) iPad
4 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 12 (33.33%) ISEB
5 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) CSS
8 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
9 6 (16.67%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 6 (16.67%) CSS3
9 6 (16.67%) Web Development
10 5 (13.89%) Ajax
10 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
10 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
10 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
10 5 (13.89%) Wireframes
11 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) C#
11 4 (11.11%) Windows XP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) MSI
2 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Appium
General
1 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 8 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) QA Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.11%) UI Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Packager
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) CSS
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
1 7 (19.44%) HTML5
1 7 (19.44%) jQuery
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) CSS3
3 5 (13.89%) Ajax
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
4 2 (5.56%) StructureMap
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) iPad
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.33%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 3 (8.33%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) Online Security
4 12 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
8 5 (13.89%) Wireframes
9 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Analytics
10 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
10 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Process Management
10 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 2 (5.56%) Change Management
11 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) MCT
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CBAP
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) AppDNA
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) AppSense
2 3 (8.33%) BMC
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Cognos
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe