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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 225 155 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.10% 4.13% 4.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.27% 42.70% 47.78%
Number of salaries quoted 182 132 105
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
476 363 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.91% 9.66% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 361 299 216
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Nottinghamshire +41 131 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Derbyshire -17 31 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Northamptonshire -12 28 £36,000 +2.85% 4
Leicestershire +11 21 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Lincolnshire +4 8 £50,000 +61.29%
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 154 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (37.40%) Finance
3 113 (29.35%) SQL
4 109 (28.31%) Java
5 90 (23.38%) C#
6 80 (20.78%) Selenium
7 76 (19.74%) Degree
7 76 (19.74%) Microsoft
8 74 (19.22%) Automated Testing
9 73 (18.96%) SDLC
10 71 (18.44%) Scrum
11 69 (17.92%) Software Testing
12 67 (17.40%) .NET
13 53 (13.77%) ISEB
13 53 (13.77%) Test Scripting
14 51 (13.25%) SQL Server
15 48 (12.47%) TDD
16 47 (12.21%) MS Excel
16 47 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (11.69%) Marketing
19 43 (11.17%) ISTQB
19 43 (11.17%) Manual Testing
19 43 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
20 42 (10.91%) Project Management
21 39 (10.13%) E-Commerce
21 39 (10.13%) Waterfall
22 36 (9.35%) Test Automation
23 35 (9.09%) Windows
24 34 (8.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.82%) CICS
2 7 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) JBoss
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.26%) Node.js
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.75%) MS Office
3 8 (2.08%) MS Project
4 6 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.78%) Mingle
6 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.82%) Oracle TCA
6 6 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (1.56%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (1.30%) Sage CRM
7 5 (1.30%) Sage 200
8 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.52%) AWD
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.26%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.12%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) NetScaler
2 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.52%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.60%) DB2
4 9 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.82%) Pentaho
6 7 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.82%) DataStage
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.78%) OLAP
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.78%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (20.78%) Selenium
2 31 (8.05%) JIRA
3 27 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (6.75%) HP UFT
5 24 (6.23%) Ranorex
6 21 (5.45%) WebDriver
7 16 (4.16%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.90%) LoadRunner
9 14 (3.64%) TestComplete
10 13 (3.38%) Jenkins
11 12 (3.12%) Bugzilla
12 11 (2.86%) Visual Studio
13 9 (2.34%) NUnit
14 8 (2.08%) JUnit
14 8 (2.08%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (1.82%) SilkTest
15 7 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
16 6 (1.56%) SoapUI
17 5 (1.30%) NeoLoad
General
1 144 (37.40%) Finance
2 45 (11.69%) Marketing
3 28 (7.27%) Legal
4 20 (5.19%) Retail
5 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.34%) Back Office
6 8 (2.08%) Publishing
6 8 (2.08%) Banking
7 6 (1.56%) Electronics
7 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.04%) Polish Language
8 4 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.04%) Swedish Language
8 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 114 (29.61%) Analyst
2 57 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 56 (14.55%) Tester
4 55 (14.29%) Developer
5 40 (10.39%) Architect
6 34 (8.83%) QA Analyst
7 22 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 22 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 21 (5.45%) Test Engineer
9 19 (4.94%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.12%) Designer
10 12 (3.12%) QA Leader
10 12 (3.12%) Automated Tester
11 11 (2.86%) Test Leader
11 11 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
11 11 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (2.86%) Instructional Designer
12 10 (2.60%) Junior
12 10 (2.60%) Senior Tester
12 10 (2.60%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.40%) .NET
2 30 (7.79%) HTML
3 16 (4.16%) XML
3 16 (4.16%) J2EE
3 16 (4.16%) HTML5
4 14 (3.64%) WPF
4 14 (3.64%) Web Services
5 12 (3.12%) CSS
6 10 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.08%) WCF
8 7 (1.82%) WinForms
8 7 (1.82%) Java EE
9 6 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.56%) SOAP
10 5 (1.30%) jQuery
10 5 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.30%) Silverlight
10 5 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.04%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.97%) E-Learning
4 22 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.94%) Learning Management System
6 18 (4.68%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.86%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.60%) User Experience
9 9 (2.34%) SCORM
9 9 (2.34%) PMI
9 9 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (2.08%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.82%) VSAM
12 6 (1.56%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.30%) Replication
14 4 (1.04%) DTV
15 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
16 2 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.09%) Windows
2 31 (8.05%) UNIX
3 7 (1.82%) Android
3 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.30%) Windows Vista
4 5 (1.30%) Linux
4 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.22%) Automated Testing
3 73 (18.96%) SDLC
4 71 (18.44%) Scrum
5 69 (17.92%) Software Testing
6 53 (13.77%) Test Scripting
7 48 (12.47%) TDD
8 47 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (11.17%) Manual Testing
9 43 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (10.91%) Project Management
11 39 (10.13%) E-Commerce
11 39 (10.13%) Waterfall
12 36 (9.35%) Test Automation
13 33 (8.57%) Line Management
14 30 (7.79%) Mentoring
14 30 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (7.27%) BDD
15 28 (7.27%) Test Strategy
16 27 (7.01%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 113 (29.35%) SQL
2 109 (28.31%) Java
3 90 (23.38%) C#
4 23 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.90%) C++
6 11 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.82%) COBOL
9 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.30%) C
11 3 (0.78%) PHP
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.26%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.26%) Python
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
13 1 (0.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 76 (19.74%) Degree
2 53 (13.77%) ISEB
3 43 (11.17%) ISTQB
4 34 (8.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (4.16%) PMI Certification
6 12 (3.12%) PMP
7 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.78%) MBA
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.78%) CCIE
8 3 (0.78%) CCNP
8 3 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.78%) CSQA
9 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.60%) P3O
2 5 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.68%) Oracle
3 10 (2.60%) Google
4 8 (2.08%) IBM
5 7 (1.82%) Cisco
5 7 (1.82%) SAP
5 7 (1.82%) Juniper
5 7 (1.82%) Blue Coat
5 7 (1.82%) F5
6 6 (1.56%) Pegasus
7 5 (1.30%) Sage
7 5 (1.30%) New Relic
8 4 (1.04%) HP
8 4 (1.04%) Citrix
9 3 (0.78%) Tableau
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe
10 2 (0.52%) Cognos
11 1 (0.26%) Perforce
11 1 (0.26%) VMware
11 1 (0.26%) Telerik
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Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
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