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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 60 84
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 175 155 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.47% 4.22% 3.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.76% 36.47% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 141 131 112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
391 425 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.23% 11.57% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 287 303 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,027 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Nottinghamshire -10 64 £46,250 +10.11%
Northamptonshire +19 48 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Derbyshire +20 25 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Leicestershire +1 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Lincolnshire +3 5 £37,500 -14.28% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.52%) SQL
3 66 (22.15%) JavaScript
4 61 (20.47%) Analytics
5 59 (19.80%) SDLC
6 52 (17.45%) Java
6 52 (17.45%) Finance
7 50 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (16.11%) .NET
8 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (15.77%) C#
10 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
11 41 (13.76%) Visualisation
11 41 (13.76%) Software Testing
12 40 (13.42%) Scrum
13 39 (13.09%) Automated Testing
14 38 (12.75%) Test Scripting
15 36 (12.08%) Statistical Analysis
15 36 (12.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 36 (12.08%) Data Visualisation
16 35 (11.74%) Microsoft
17 30 (10.07%) VBA
17 30 (10.07%) MS Access
17 30 (10.07%) Retail
18 29 (9.73%) ISEB
18 29 (9.73%) Degree
19 28 (9.40%) Windows
20 27 (9.06%) Oracle
20 27 (9.06%) HTML
20 27 (9.06%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.03%) Node.js
3 4 (1.34%) Apache
3 4 (1.34%) CICS
3 4 (1.34%) IIS
3 4 (1.34%) iPlanet
3 4 (1.34%) JBoss
3 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.34%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.01%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.03%) MS Office
3 10 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.68%) MS Project
5 7 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.35%) SaaS
2 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) Yammer
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.34%) AdWords
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) LDAP
2 2 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.07%) MS Access
3 26 (8.72%) Data Mining
4 21 (7.05%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.03%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.02%) DB2
7 8 (2.68%) Big Data
7 8 (2.68%) MySQL
8 7 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.34%) DataStage
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.34%) Pentaho
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (6.38%) Selenium
2 17 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.03%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.03%) HP UFT
4 9 (3.02%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.68%) JIRA
5 5 (1.68%) NUnit
6 4 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.34%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.01%) Appium
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.67%) Gatling
8 2 (0.67%) Gradle
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.67%) Subversion
8 2 (0.67%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (17.45%) Finance
2 30 (10.07%) Retail
3 15 (5.03%) Marketing
4 8 (2.68%) Back Office
5 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Billing
7 3 (1.01%) Publishing
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (28.86%) Developer
2 59 (19.80%) Analyst
3 30 (10.07%) Tester
4 23 (7.72%) Test Analyst
5 22 (7.38%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.05%) QA Manager
7 20 (6.71%) QA Leader
8 17 (5.70%) Architect
8 17 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.37%) Developer in Test
9 16 (5.37%) Java Developer
9 16 (5.37%) Software Manager
10 15 (5.03%) QA Tester
10 15 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (5.03%) Test Manager
11 14 (4.70%) Test Leader
12 13 (4.36%) QA Analyst
13 12 (4.03%) Automation Tester
13 12 (4.03%) Business Analyst
13 12 (4.03%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (16.11%) .NET
2 27 (9.06%) HTML
3 22 (7.38%) CSS
4 20 (6.71%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.36%) jQuery
5 13 (4.36%) Web Services
6 12 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.69%) HTML5
8 9 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.68%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.68%) CSS3
9 8 (2.68%) J2EE
9 8 (2.68%) XML
10 6 (2.01%) Gherkin
11 5 (1.68%) Ajax
11 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (1.68%) NHibernate
11 5 (1.68%) Spring
11 5 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.76%) Visualisation
3 20 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.71%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.70%) User Experience
5 11 (3.69%) iPad
6 7 (2.35%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.35%) Life Science
6 7 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.01%) NHS
7 6 (2.01%) Social Media
8 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) VSAM
10 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.67%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.34%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 15 (5.03%) Unix
3 6 (2.01%) Linux
4 3 (1.01%) Android
4 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.47%) Analytics
3 59 (19.80%) SDLC
4 50 (16.78%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (13.76%) Software Testing
6 40 (13.42%) Scrum
7 39 (13.09%) Automated Testing
8 38 (12.75%) Test Scripting
9 36 (12.08%) Data Visualisation
9 36 (12.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 36 (12.08%) Statistical Analysis
10 27 (9.06%) Software Engineering
10 27 (9.06%) Test Strategy
11 26 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (8.72%) Mentoring
11 26 (8.72%) Test Automation
12 23 (7.72%) Functional Testing
12 23 (7.72%) Manual Testing
13 22 (7.38%) OO
13 22 (7.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.52%) SQL
2 66 (22.15%) JavaScript
3 52 (17.45%) Java
4 47 (15.77%) C#
5 30 (10.07%) VBA
6 10 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.34%) COBOL
8 4 (1.34%) PHP
8 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.34%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) C
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) Groovy
9 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (9.73%) Degree
1 29 (9.73%) ISEB
2 24 (8.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.01%) APMP
4 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.01%) PMP
4 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.67%) MCSA
5 2 (0.67%) MCT
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CBAP
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.34%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.01%) GAMP
2 3 (1.01%) GMP
2 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) SEPA
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.06%) Oracle
3 12 (4.03%) Google
3 12 (4.03%) SAP
4 10 (3.36%) HP
5 7 (2.35%) IBM
5 7 (2.35%) webMethods
6 3 (1.01%) Infor
6 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.67%) Adobe
7 2 (0.67%) ATG
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco
7 2 (0.67%) Cognos
7 2 (0.67%) hybris
7 2 (0.67%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) AppSense
8 1 (0.34%) BMC
8 1 (0.34%) Citrix
8 1 (0.34%) Kronos
8 1 (0.34%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Possible bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus and training
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 3% Bonus +great benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago