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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 6.79% 3.16% 7.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.46% 44.44% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 32
Average salary £36,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
61 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.95% 7.11% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 42
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £29,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 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 2 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
(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 +3 28 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Chesterfield -10 1 £47,000 +10.58%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Scrum
2 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
3 23 (28.05%) Degree
4 19 (23.17%) C#
5 18 (21.95%) Automated Testing
5 18 (21.95%) Validation
6 17 (20.73%) ISTQB
7 16 (19.51%) ISEB
7 16 (19.51%) Selenium
7 16 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (18.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (17.07%) Java
9 14 (17.07%) SQL
9 14 (17.07%) .NET
10 13 (15.85%) TestComplete
11 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 12 (14.63%) Manufacturing
12 11 (13.41%) Aerospace
12 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
12 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
12 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.41%) Quality Management
13 10 (12.20%) Firmware
13 10 (12.20%) Ethernet
13 10 (12.20%) EMC
13 10 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 10 (12.20%) Marketing
13 10 (12.20%) Electronics
13 10 (12.20%) Atmel

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (9.76%) Tomcat
1 8 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) OLAP
3 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Selenium
2 13 (15.85%) TestComplete
3 9 (10.98%) NUnit
3 9 (10.98%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.10%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.22%) Xcode
7 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 11 (13.41%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.20%) Marketing
3 10 (12.20%) Electronics
4 6 (7.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Test Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Design Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Developer
6 6 (7.32%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (6.10%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) QA Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Test Consultant
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 8 (9.76%) Web Services
2 8 (9.76%) Ajax
2 8 (9.76%) Java SE
2 8 (9.76%) Java EE
2 8 (9.76%) GWT
2 8 (9.76%) JPA
3 4 (4.88%) XML
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Firmware
1 10 (12.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (6.10%) NHS
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) VHDL
4 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.44%) EPoS
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Scrum
2 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
3 18 (21.95%) Automated Testing
3 18 (21.95%) Validation
4 16 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (18.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
7 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
7 11 (13.41%) Quality Management
7 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.98%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Workflow
9 6 (7.32%) TDD
9 6 (7.32%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.32%) Kanban
10 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.88%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.88%) System Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) C#
2 14 (17.07%) Java
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
3 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) C++
4 4 (4.88%) C
5 3 (3.66%) Python
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VBScript
7 1 (1.22%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) Degree
2 17 (20.73%) ISTQB
3 16 (19.51%) ISEB
4 9 (10.98%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) EMC
1 10 (12.20%) Atmel
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Tableau
4 2 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (1.22%) Talend
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
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