The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 169 143 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.52% 4.47% 3.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.95% 44.41% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 146 100 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
376 322 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.05% 10.07% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 312 224 207
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Derbyshire +18 53 £37,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire -26 40 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Northamptonshire +12 39 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Leicestershire -8 29 £25,500 -32.45% 1
Lincolnshire +18 7 £31,000 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 57 (19.52%) C#
2 54 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (17.81%) ISEB
4 51 (17.47%) Scrum
5 48 (16.44%) Automated Testing
5 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
6 46 (15.75%) ISTQB
7 45 (15.41%) Test Automation
8 44 (15.07%) Selenium
8 44 (15.07%) .NET
9 40 (13.70%) Software Testing
10 39 (13.36%) SQL
11 38 (13.01%) Degree
12 37 (12.67%) Java
13 34 (11.64%) HTML
13 34 (11.64%) Microsoft
14 31 (10.62%) SQL Server
14 31 (10.62%) Windows
14 31 (10.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (9.59%) Waterfall
17 27 (9.25%) Test Scripting
17 27 (9.25%) Quality Management
18 26 (8.90%) Finance
18 26 (8.90%) CSS
19 25 (8.56%) Project Management
19 25 (8.56%) Ajax
20 24 (8.22%) Time Management
20 24 (8.22%) Test Strategy
20 24 (8.22%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (4.79%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.37%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.68%) Lync
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.68%) Apache
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) CICS
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.34%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (3.77%) MS Office
2 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.42%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.37%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) Extranet
3 2 (0.68%) VoIP
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.08%) MySQL
3 8 (2.74%) DB2
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.34%) Essbase
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (15.07%) Selenium
2 19 (6.51%) TestComplete
3 16 (5.48%) NUnit
4 15 (5.14%) WebDriver
4 15 (5.14%) Jasmine
5 14 (4.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (3.08%) Mocha
7 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.37%) JIRA
10 4 (1.37%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.68%) WATIR
11 2 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.68%) Sahi
11 2 (0.68%) Subversion
11 2 (0.68%) JUnit
11 2 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 26 (8.90%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Marketing
3 13 (4.45%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.11%) Aerospace
5 10 (3.42%) Electronics
6 7 (2.40%) Retail
7 5 (1.71%) Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Publishing
8 4 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Law
9 3 (1.03%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (41.10%) Analyst
2 77 (26.37%) Test Analyst
3 44 (15.07%) Tester
4 39 (13.36%) Developer
5 26 (8.90%) Software Tester
6 22 (7.53%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.51%) QA Analyst
8 18 (6.16%) Test Manager
9 17 (5.82%) Test Engineer
9 17 (5.82%) QA Engineer
10 14 (4.79%) Configuration Manager
11 13 (4.45%) Software Test Analyst
12 11 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (3.77%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (3.42%) Electronics Engineer
13 10 (3.42%) Design Engineer
14 9 (3.08%) C# Developer
14 9 (3.08%) Lead Test Analyst
14 9 (3.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.07%) .NET
2 34 (11.64%) HTML
3 26 (8.90%) CSS
4 25 (8.56%) Ajax
5 24 (8.22%) XML
6 20 (6.85%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.85%) Web Services
7 18 (6.16%) jQuery
8 12 (4.11%) JSON
9 11 (3.77%) REST
10 9 (3.08%) HTML5
11 8 (2.74%) GWT
11 8 (2.74%) JPA
11 8 (2.74%) Java SE
11 8 (2.74%) Java EE
12 7 (2.40%) SOAP
13 6 (2.05%) CSS3
14 5 (1.71%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.37%) XSLT
15 4 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.42%) NHS
1 10 (3.42%) Firmware
1 10 (3.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.37%) VHDL
4 4 (1.37%) PMI
5 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.03%) Open Source
6 2 (0.68%) EPoS
6 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.68%) iPhone
6 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.34%) Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Informatics
7 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.34%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.62%) Windows
2 13 (4.45%) UNIX
3 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) Android
4 4 (1.37%) AIX
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.03%) Linux
5 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) zOS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.47%) Scrum
3 48 (16.44%) Automated Testing
4 45 (15.41%) Test Automation
5 40 (13.70%) Software Testing
6 31 (10.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (10.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (9.59%) Waterfall
9 27 (9.25%) Test Scripting
9 27 (9.25%) Quality Management
10 25 (8.56%) Project Management
11 24 (8.22%) Time Management
11 24 (8.22%) Test Strategy
12 22 (7.53%) Test Management
13 20 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 20 (6.85%) Validation
14 19 (6.51%) Regression Testing
14 19 (6.51%) Unit Testing
14 19 (6.51%) Automation Testing
15 17 (5.82%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.52%) C#
2 48 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 39 (13.36%) SQL
4 37 (12.67%) Java
5 15 (5.14%) C++
6 11 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.42%) Perl
8 9 (3.08%) Ruby
9 7 (2.40%) VB
10 6 (2.05%) Python
11 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.71%) C
12 4 (1.37%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.37%) Korn
13 2 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.68%) F#
14 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.34%) JCL
14 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.34%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 52 (17.81%) ISEB
2 46 (15.75%) ISTQB
3 38 (13.01%) Degree
4 8 (2.74%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.37%) PMP
6 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) CBAP
8 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.74%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) P3O
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) RACF
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.45%) Oracle
3 11 (3.77%) IBM
4 10 (3.42%) EMC
4 10 (3.42%) Atmel
5 5 (1.71%) HP
6 4 (1.37%) TSYS
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
7 3 (1.03%) VMware
7 3 (1.03%) Google
8 2 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.68%) Sage
9 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.34%) Siebel
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) hybris
9 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.34%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Monsoon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago