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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 81 84 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Permanent jobs citing QA 124 97 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.13% 3.15% 4.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.70% 28.28% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 105 84 150
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
368 343 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.29% 11.13% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 299 288 264
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £62,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +12 42 £35,000 -23.07% 11
Nottinghamshire -12 36 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Northamptonshire -13 21 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Leicestershire -9 20 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Lincolnshire +3 3 - - 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 98 (37.84%) .NET
2 94 (36.29%) C#
3 76 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 72 (27.80%) HTML
5 65 (25.10%) CSS
6 61 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (23.17%) Scrum
8 59 (22.78%) SQL Server
8 59 (22.78%) Degree
9 58 (22.39%) SQL
10 53 (20.46%) Windows
11 51 (19.69%) Microsoft
11 51 (19.69%) Selenium
12 50 (19.31%) XML
13 43 (16.60%) Web Services
14 39 (15.06%) HTML5
15 38 (14.67%) Computer Science
16 37 (14.29%) ISEB
16 37 (14.29%) MVC
17 36 (13.90%) Automated Testing
18 33 (12.74%) Ajax
18 33 (12.74%) Java
19 31 (11.97%) SOAP
19 31 (11.97%) Software Testing
19 31 (11.97%) Test Scripting
19 31 (11.97%) Android
19 31 (11.97%) Apple iOS
19 31 (11.97%) CSS3
20 30 (11.58%) Software Engineering
21 29 (11.20%) UML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.54%) WordPress
2 4 (1.54%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.16%) Moodle
3 3 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) Simulink
5 1 (0.39%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.09%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) Intranet
2 3 (1.16%) Extranet
2 3 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.93%) MySQL
4 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.16%) DB2
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 51 (19.69%) Selenium
2 25 (9.65%) Xcode
3 20 (7.72%) Mocha
3 20 (7.72%) Jasmine
4 19 (7.34%) Eclipse
4 19 (7.34%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (5.41%) PhoneGap
6 14 (5.41%) NUnit
7 10 (3.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (3.86%) TestComplete
7 10 (3.86%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.09%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.32%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.54%) Subversion
11 4 (1.54%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.16%) JUnit
12 3 (1.16%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 28 (10.81%) Retail
2 23 (8.88%) Finance
3 10 (3.86%) Marketing
4 6 (2.32%) Games
5 4 (1.54%) Publishing
5 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.16%) Banking
6 3 (1.16%) Back Office
6 3 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) German Language
7 2 (0.77%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.39%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (28.57%) Developer
2 71 (27.41%) Analyst
3 42 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 28 (10.81%) Tester
5 25 (9.65%) QA Analyst
6 19 (7.34%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.95%) Test Manager
8 17 (6.56%) Software Tester
8 17 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (6.18%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.79%) Test Engineer
11 14 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
11 14 (5.41%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.02%) QA Tester
13 12 (4.63%) Team Leader
13 12 (4.63%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.25%) Development Manager
14 11 (4.25%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.86%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (37.84%) .NET
2 72 (27.80%) HTML
3 65 (25.10%) CSS
4 50 (19.31%) XML
5 43 (16.60%) Web Services
6 39 (15.06%) HTML5
7 33 (12.74%) Ajax
8 31 (11.97%) SOAP
8 31 (11.97%) CSS3
9 28 (10.81%) WCF
9 28 (10.81%) JSON
10 27 (10.42%) REST
11 26 (10.04%) jQuery
12 25 (9.65%) .NET Framework
13 20 (7.72%) ASP.NET
14 17 (6.56%) iOS SDK
14 17 (6.56%) Android SDK
15 14 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
16 11 (4.25%) Cocoa Touch
16 11 (4.25%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.67%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.11%) NHS
3 17 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.32%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.93%) Open Source
6 5 (1.93%) SystemC
6 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) IPTV
8 3 (1.16%) Statistics
8 3 (1.16%) SCADA
8 3 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.16%) iPad
8 3 (1.16%) EPoS
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.16%) Replication
9 2 (0.77%) IVR
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Informatics
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.46%) Windows
2 31 (11.97%) Android
2 31 (11.97%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.41%) Windows Phone
4 8 (3.09%) Windows 8
5 6 (2.32%) Linux
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.54%) UNIX
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.17%) Scrum
3 37 (14.29%) MVC
4 36 (13.90%) Automated Testing
5 31 (11.97%) Software Testing
5 31 (11.97%) Test Scripting
6 30 (11.58%) Software Engineering
7 29 (11.20%) UML
8 28 (10.81%) Release Management
9 26 (10.04%) Test Strategy
10 25 (9.65%) Test Automation
11 21 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 21 (8.11%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.72%) Web Accessibility
13 18 (6.95%) OO
14 17 (6.56%) Extreme Programming
14 17 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (6.56%) OWASP
14 17 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.18%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.29%) C#
2 76 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 58 (22.39%) SQL
4 33 (12.74%) Java
5 26 (10.04%) Objective-C
6 16 (6.18%) VB
7 11 (4.25%) C++
8 10 (3.86%) C
9 8 (3.09%) XAML
10 6 (2.32%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.93%) XPath
12 3 (1.16%) Python
13 2 (0.77%) Ruby
13 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (22.78%) Degree
2 37 (14.29%) ISEB
3 19 (7.34%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.93%) HNC
5 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.16%) WAI
2 3 (1.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.39%) P3O
3 1 (0.39%) GAMP
3 1 (0.39%) GxP
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (2.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.70%) Google
3 5 (1.93%) Oracle
3 5 (1.93%) SAP
3 5 (1.93%) McKesson
4 3 (1.16%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.16%) Allen-Bradley
4 3 (1.16%) JBoss
4 3 (1.16%) HP
4 3 (1.16%) Siemens
5 2 (0.77%) VMware
5 2 (0.77%) Lotus
5 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.39%) Atmel
6 1 (0.39%) hybris
6 1 (0.39%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.39%) EMC
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe
6 1 (0.39%) IBM
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £27000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Heanor, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bens+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
IT Ventures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Oakham, Rutland
TheSmartList
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago