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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 49 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.21% 9.48% 2.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 65.33% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 48 6
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £26,700 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
76 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.23% 14.51% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 53 66 29
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £23,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 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 29 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 -15 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (13.64%) RUP
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (13.64%) NUnit
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) NUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (13.64%) TestComplete
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) IT Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) GWT
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) JPA
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Java SE
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (13.64%) RUP
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) V-Model
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) IBM
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) T-Plan
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby
Prospectus IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 8 days ago