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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.29% 6.40% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.18% 50.85% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 7
Average salary £45,750 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.20% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £47,300 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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
79 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.54% 12.58% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 20
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 17 £35,000 +2.94%
Chesterfield +1 7 £50,000 +6.38% 4
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SDLC
3 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 12 (27.27%) ISEB
4 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
5 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.45%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) C#
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 7 (15.91%) Selenium
8 7 (15.91%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.91%) J2EE
8 7 (15.91%) UML
9 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (13.64%) RUP
9 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
9 6 (13.64%) IBM
9 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
9 6 (13.64%) Scrum
9 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.64%) V-Model
9 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS Project
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) OLAP
2 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (11.36%) NUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.82%) Bugzilla
3 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 4 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) J2EE
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
4 2 (4.55%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) CSS3
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.27%) WPF
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Java SE
5 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) PMI
5 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Android
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SDLC
3 12 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 7 (15.91%) UML
7 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (13.64%) RUP
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.64%) V-Model
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.82%) TDD
10 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) C#
3 7 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) C
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.27%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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