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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.94% 4.00% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.47% 48.08% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 5
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £20,500 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
38 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.97% 8.32% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £16,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Chesterfield +25 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 19 (46.34%) Degree
4 16 (39.02%) ISEB
4 16 (39.02%) ISTQB
5 15 (36.59%) TDD
6 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
6 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
8 10 (24.39%) UNIX
9 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
9 9 (21.95%) C#
9 9 (21.95%) VBScript
10 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
10 8 (19.51%) Agile Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.07%) TestComplete
11 7 (17.07%) Chartered Engineer
12 6 (14.63%) .NET
12 6 (14.63%) Selenium
12 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
13 5 (12.20%) Quality Management
13 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
14 4 (9.76%) XML
14 4 (9.76%) NUnit

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) TestComplete
2 6 (14.63%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) NUnit
3 4 (9.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Tester
2 10 (24.39%) Senior Tester
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Electrical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Civil Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Java Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.88%) WCF
4 2 (4.88%) WPF
4 2 (4.88%) WF
4 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (4.88%) XSD
4 2 (4.88%) XSLT
4 2 (4.88%) WinForms
4 2 (4.88%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.44%) GWT
5 1 (2.44%) JPA
5 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.44%) Java SE
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) UNIX
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) TDD
4 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (29.27%) Test Strategy
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Testing
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.20%) Quality Management
10 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Validation
11 3 (7.32%) OO
12 2 (4.88%) UML
12 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C#
1 9 (21.95%) VBScript
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) XPath
7 1 (2.44%) C
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Degree
2 16 (39.02%) ISEB
2 16 (39.02%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.07%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) EMC
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Atmel
2 2 (4.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.44%) Talend
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) HP
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