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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 171 176 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.42% 4.92% 3.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.33% 39.73% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 126 129 115
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.99% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
404 443 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.81% 12.39% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 289 317 292
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -9 69 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Leicestershire +12 49 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Northamptonshire +7 24 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Derbyshire +9 22 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Lincolnshire -10 5 £23,000 -23.33% 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.21%) Software Engineering
3 95 (23.00%) Automated Testing
4 88 (21.31%) SQL
5 87 (21.07%) C#
5 87 (21.07%) SDLC
6 75 (18.16%) Java
7 74 (17.92%) Selenium
8 70 (16.95%) Finance
9 60 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (13.56%) .NET
11 55 (13.32%) SQL Server
12 51 (12.35%) Test Automation
12 51 (12.35%) DevOps
13 50 (12.11%) Oracle
14 49 (11.86%) JavaScript
14 49 (11.86%) Retail
15 47 (11.38%) Scrum
16 46 (11.14%) ISTQB
17 45 (10.90%) Release Management
17 45 (10.90%) Unix
18 44 (10.65%) JIRA
18 44 (10.65%) Automation Testing
19 43 (10.41%) Degree
20 42 (10.17%) E-Commerce
21 41 (9.93%) HTML
22 38 (9.20%) Windows
23 37 (8.96%) Line Management
23 37 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
24 36 (8.72%) ISEB

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 12 (2.91%) CMS
2 10 (2.42%) SAS
2 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (2.18%) JBoss
3 9 (2.18%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (1.21%) Alfresco
5 4 (0.97%) Joomla!
5 4 (0.97%) WordPress
6 3 (0.73%) Apache
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.91%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.45%) Magento
5 5 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.97%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.48%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.45%) IaaS
3 6 (1.45%) PaaS
4 4 (0.97%) AdWords
4 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.18%) ADSL
2 9 (2.18%) DHCP
2 9 (2.18%) DNS
2 9 (2.18%) Extranet
2 9 (2.18%) Internet
2 9 (2.18%) Intranet
3 4 (0.97%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) HTTP
4 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.48%) MRTG
4 2 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.48%) VoIP
4 2 (0.48%) VPN
4 2 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.02%) MySQL
3 17 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (3.63%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.91%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (2.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.45%) DB2
10 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.21%) Big Data
11 5 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.97%) Power BI
13 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (17.92%) Selenium
2 44 (10.65%) JIRA
3 33 (7.99%) Cucumber
4 25 (6.05%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (3.63%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.63%) WebDriver
8 14 (3.39%) Ranorex
9 13 (3.15%) Calabash
9 13 (3.15%) Subversion
9 13 (3.15%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.42%) Appium
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (1.94%) Protractor
11 8 (1.94%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.94%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.45%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.21%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.21%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (16.95%) Finance
2 49 (11.86%) Retail
3 14 (3.39%) Publishing
4 13 (3.15%) Games
5 12 (2.91%) Back Office
6 10 (2.42%) Marketing
7 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.21%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 4 (0.97%) Banking
10 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 3 (0.73%) Electronics
10 3 (0.73%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 79 (19.13%) Analyst
2 57 (13.80%) Developer
3 47 (11.38%) Tester
4 35 (8.47%) QA Engineer
5 34 (8.23%) Test Analyst
6 25 (6.05%) Automation Tester
7 19 (4.60%) QA Leader
8 18 (4.36%) Architect
8 18 (4.36%) QA Analyst
9 16 (3.87%) DBA
9 16 (3.87%) Software Engineer
10 15 (3.63%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.39%) QA Manager
11 14 (3.39%) SQL DBA
11 14 (3.39%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.15%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Applications Developer
13 12 (2.91%) QA Automation Engineer
13 12 (2.91%) Software Tester
13 12 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.56%) .NET
2 41 (9.93%) HTML
3 26 (6.30%) ASP.NET
4 25 (6.05%) XML
5 24 (5.81%) CSS
6 20 (4.84%) Node.js
7 18 (4.36%) Web Services
8 13 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.15%) Gherkin
8 13 (3.15%) GWT
8 13 (3.15%) J2EE
9 10 (2.42%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.42%) REST
10 9 (2.18%) Apache Axis
10 9 (2.18%) EJB
10 9 (2.18%) Java EE
10 9 (2.18%) JBoss Seam
10 9 (2.18%) JDBC
10 9 (2.18%) jQuery
10 9 (2.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.51%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.63%) User Experience
5 9 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.18%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.94%) CESG
6 8 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.45%) CMDB
7 6 (1.45%) Social Media
8 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.97%) NHS
9 4 (0.97%) Replication
9 4 (0.97%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.97%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.90%) Unix
2 38 (9.20%) Windows
3 31 (7.51%) Linux
4 20 (4.84%) Android
5 19 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.18%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.97%) zOS
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.48%) Solaris
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (24.21%) Software Engineering
3 95 (23.00%) Automated Testing
4 87 (21.07%) SDLC
5 51 (12.35%) DevOps
5 51 (12.35%) Test Automation
6 47 (11.38%) Scrum
7 45 (10.90%) Release Management
8 44 (10.65%) Automation Testing
9 42 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 37 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 37 (8.96%) Line Management
11 35 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 34 (8.23%) Software Testing
13 33 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (7.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (7.51%) Project Management
15 30 (7.26%) Functional Testing
15 30 (7.26%) TDD
15 30 (7.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 88 (21.31%) SQL
2 87 (21.07%) C#
3 75 (18.16%) Java
4 49 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.02%) Shell Script
6 26 (6.30%) Python
7 24 (5.81%) C
7 24 (5.81%) C++
8 21 (5.08%) Ruby
9 14 (3.39%) Apple Swift
9 14 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 14 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.15%) PHP
11 10 (2.42%) Perl
12 8 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.94%) Scala
12 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (11.14%) ISTQB
2 43 (10.41%) Degree
3 36 (8.72%) ISEB
4 10 (2.42%) CEH
4 10 (2.42%) OSCP
5 9 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.94%) CREST Certified
6 8 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (1.94%) OSWP
7 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.45%) PMP
7 6 (1.45%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.73%) APMP
9 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) CISMP
10 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.87%) SLA
2 7 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.48%) SEPA
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) KVM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.18%) AirWatch
2 9 (2.18%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.45%) Ansible
3 6 (1.45%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.48%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.48%) yum
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (12.11%) Oracle
2 34 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.02%) HP
4 17 (4.12%) IBM
5 11 (2.66%) hybris
5 11 (2.66%) SAP
6 10 (2.42%) Google
7 8 (1.94%) EMC
7 8 (1.94%) NetApp
7 8 (1.94%) VMware
8 6 (1.45%) BMC
8 6 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.45%) Cisco
8 6 (1.45%) Citrix
8 6 (1.45%) Cognos
8 6 (1.45%) Juniper
9 4 (0.97%) LANSA
9 4 (0.97%) Optimizely
9 4 (0.97%) webMethods
10 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Nisa Retail Ltd
Salary: Bonus, health cash plan, contributory pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Excellent + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 11 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Red Box Recorders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Pension, car scheme, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Corby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Scunthorpe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32600.00 - £36600.00 per annum + highly attractive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago