The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 37 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 222 235 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.95% 6.14% 4.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.74% 46.91% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 189 188 117
Median salary £43,731 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.61% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,200 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
England

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 East Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
475 501 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.86% 13.09% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 362 372 285
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

QA
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East Midlands region.

QA Salary Trend in the East Midlands

QA
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

QA
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 151 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Leicestershire -13 29 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Derbyshire +14 14 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Northamptonshire -3 12 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Lincolnshire - 10 £45,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for QA.

1 185 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.44%) Software Engineering
3 109 (24.22%) SDLC
4 98 (21.78%) C#
5 97 (21.56%) Java
6 89 (19.78%) SQL
7 87 (19.33%) Finance
8 85 (18.89%) Automated Testing
9 74 (16.44%) SQL Server
10 73 (16.22%) .NET
11 70 (15.56%) Retail
12 69 (15.33%) DevOps
13 63 (14.00%) Test Automation
14 62 (13.78%) Oracle
14 62 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (13.56%) JavaScript
16 58 (12.89%) Scrum
17 57 (12.67%) Unix
18 55 (12.22%) E-Commerce
18 55 (12.22%) Microsoft
19 52 (11.56%) Manual Testing
20 51 (11.33%) Selenium
21 49 (10.89%) OO
22 48 (10.67%) Software Testing
22 48 (10.67%) Degree
23 47 (10.44%) Release Management
24 46 (10.22%) HTML
25 44 (9.78%) Mentoring
26 43 (9.56%) Windows
27 41 (9.11%) Line Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 15 (3.33%) JBoss
3 9 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (2.00%) CMS
3 9 (2.00%) SAS
4 7 (1.56%) Apache
5 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.89%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (0.89%) WordPress
7 3 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.67%) IIS
7 3 (0.67%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.67%) MS Office
3 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.89%) Magento
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.89%) AdWords
3 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.89%) IaaS
3 4 (0.89%) PaaS
3 4 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.67%) Extranet
2 12 (2.67%) Internet
2 12 (2.67%) Intranet
3 9 (2.00%) ADSL
3 9 (2.00%) DHCP
3 9 (2.00%) DNS
4 4 (0.89%) Firewall
4 4 (0.89%) MRTG
4 4 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (0.67%) HTTP
5 3 (0.67%) LDAP
6 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.44%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) VPN
6 2 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.78%) MySQL
3 24 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.22%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.00%) Big Data
6 9 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.56%) DB2
7 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.11%) Parquet
8 5 (1.11%) QlikView
8 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (11.33%) Selenium
2 40 (8.89%) JIRA
3 32 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 27 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.33%) Ranorex
6 15 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 11 (2.44%) Gatling
8 10 (2.22%) Subversion
8 10 (2.22%) TestDirector
9 9 (2.00%) Appium
9 9 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.78%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.56%) Calabash
12 6 (1.33%) JMeter
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.11%) Protractor
13 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 87 (19.33%) Finance
2 70 (15.56%) Retail
3 20 (4.44%) Back Office
4 14 (3.11%) Games
4 14 (3.11%) Publishing
5 11 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.22%) Marketing
7 7 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.56%) Electronics
8 5 (1.11%) Banking
8 5 (1.11%) Billing
8 5 (1.11%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Local Government
10 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (16.89%) Analyst
2 66 (14.67%) Developer
3 59 (13.11%) Tester
4 34 (7.56%) Architect
5 32 (7.11%) QA Engineer
6 31 (6.89%) Test Analyst
7 28 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.00%) Automation Tester
9 22 (4.89%) Software Engineer
10 21 (4.67%) QA Manager
11 18 (4.00%) QA Leader
12 17 (3.78%) IT Architect
12 17 (3.78%) Software Manager
12 17 (3.78%) Test Engineer
13 16 (3.56%) Java Developer
13 16 (3.56%) Software Tester
14 15 (3.33%) Test Manager
15 14 (3.11%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.11%) QA Analyst
15 14 (3.11%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.22%) .NET
2 46 (10.22%) HTML
3 35 (7.78%) XML
4 30 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 24 (5.33%) J2EE
5 24 (5.33%) Node.js
6 21 (4.67%) CSS
6 21 (4.67%) GWT
7 20 (4.44%) Web Services
8 15 (3.33%) Apache Axis
9 14 (3.11%) Gherkin
10 13 (2.89%) jQuery
10 13 (2.89%) SOAP
11 12 (2.67%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.67%) EJB
11 12 (2.67%) Java EE
11 12 (2.67%) JBoss Seam
11 12 (2.67%) JDBC
11 12 (2.67%) JSF
11 12 (2.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 27 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.67%) User Experience
5 9 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.78%) CESG
6 8 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.33%) Replication
8 5 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.11%) Social Media
9 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.89%) CMDB
9 4 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.89%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.89%) iPad
9 4 (0.89%) VLE
10 3 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.67%) Unix
2 43 (9.56%) Windows
3 35 (7.78%) Linux
4 14 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.89%) Android
6 12 (2.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.89%) Solaris
8 4 (0.89%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.67%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (26.44%) Software Engineering
3 109 (24.22%) SDLC
4 85 (18.89%) Automated Testing
5 69 (15.33%) DevOps
6 63 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 58 (12.89%) Scrum
8 55 (12.22%) E-Commerce
9 52 (11.56%) Manual Testing
10 49 (10.89%) OO
11 48 (10.67%) Software Testing
12 47 (10.44%) Release Management
13 44 (9.78%) Mentoring
14 41 (9.11%) Line Management
15 38 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (8.44%) Test Scripting
16 36 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 36 (8.00%) Functional Testing
16 36 (8.00%) Performance Testing
17 33 (7.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 98 (21.78%) C#
2 97 (21.56%) Java
3 89 (19.78%) SQL
4 61 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.22%) Python
6 23 (5.11%) C
6 23 (5.11%) C++
6 23 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.33%) Ruby
9 13 (2.89%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.67%) Perl
11 11 (2.44%) Apple Swift
11 11 (2.44%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.44%) Scala
12 9 (2.00%) PHP
12 9 (2.00%) VBA
13 5 (1.11%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.11%) R
13 5 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (10.67%) Degree
2 40 (8.89%) ISEB
3 36 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.22%) CEH
6 10 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (2.22%) OSCP
7 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.78%) CREST Certified
8 8 (1.78%) OSWP
9 6 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.89%) HNC
10 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.89%) PMP
11 3 (0.67%) APMP
12 2 (0.44%) GPEN
12 2 (0.44%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.33%) SLA
2 7 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) SEPA
4 2 (0.44%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.22%) GAMP
5 1 (0.22%) GMP
5 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.67%) KVM
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.89%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.89%) Nagios
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.89%) SCCM
3 4 (0.89%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.67%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (0.67%) yum
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (13.78%) Oracle
2 55 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.67%) HP
4 15 (3.33%) Google
5 12 (2.67%) webMethods
6 11 (2.44%) VMware
7 10 (2.22%) IBM
8 8 (1.78%) EMC
8 8 (1.78%) NetApp
9 7 (1.56%) BMC
9 7 (1.56%) Citrix
10 5 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.11%) SAP
10 5 (1.11%) Tableau
11 4 (0.89%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.89%) Cisco
11 4 (0.89%) hybris
11 4 (0.89%) Juniper
11 4 (0.89%) Optimizely
12 3 (0.67%) AppSense
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Coba IT Consultants Ltd
Salary: Gym, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Uncapped bonus scheme + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+ bens
Posted: 6 days ago