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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.96% 2.84% 6.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.00% 40.74% 70.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 29
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
50 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 11.04% 6.98% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 41 19 40
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +4 24 £32,000 -24.70% 1
Chesterfield -6 1 £47,000 +10.58%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Scrum
2 25 (32.05%) Degree
3 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (23.08%) C#
4 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 18 (23.08%) Validation
5 17 (21.79%) ISEB
6 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Java
7 14 (17.95%) Selenium
7 14 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.67%) SQL
8 13 (16.67%) .NET
8 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 12 (15.38%) TestComplete
10 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
10 11 (14.10%) Aerospace
11 10 (12.82%) Electronics
11 10 (12.82%) Marketing
11 10 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
11 10 (12.82%) EMC
11 10 (12.82%) Firmware
11 10 (12.82%) Ethernet
11 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.82%) Atmel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.26%) WebSphere
1 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.28%) QlikView
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) OLAP
3 1 (1.28%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Selenium
2 12 (15.38%) TestComplete
3 8 (10.26%) NUnit
3 8 (10.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.41%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 11 (14.10%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.82%) Electronics
3 10 (12.82%) Marketing
4 6 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Tester
4 10 (12.82%) Design Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
6 6 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (6.41%) QA Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Test Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) Ajax
2 8 (10.26%) Java SE
2 8 (10.26%) Java EE
2 8 (10.26%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) GWT
2 8 (10.26%) JPA
3 4 (5.13%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (12.82%) Firmware
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) VHDL
4 4 (5.13%) NHS
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) EPoS
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) UNIX
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Scrum
3 21 (26.92%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (23.08%) Validation
5 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 14 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
10 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
11 8 (10.26%) TDD
12 6 (7.69%) Workflow
12 6 (7.69%) Kanban
12 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.13%) System Testing
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.13%) Automation Testing
14 3 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) C#
2 14 (17.95%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) SQL
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) C
5 4 (5.13%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) VBScript
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
2 18 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 17 (21.79%) ISEB
4 9 (11.54%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) EMC
1 10 (12.82%) Atmel
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) Sage
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.28%) Talend
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Cognos
5 1 (1.28%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) HP
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago