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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 37 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 168 125 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.89% 3.97% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.04% 35.71% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 135 89 76
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
373 350 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.09% 11.13% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 305 240 265
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire +36 81 £35,000 -9.67% 4
Nottinghamshire -4 56 £46,250 +27.58% 8
Derbyshire +13 13 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Lincolnshire +4 10 £23,000 -38.66% 2
Northamptonshire -5 7 £26,250 -25.00%
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 161 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (30.59%) Selenium
3 88 (25.88%) Software Engineering
4 78 (22.94%) Retail
5 77 (22.65%) Java
6 72 (21.18%) Scrum
7 68 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 65 (19.12%) JavaScript
9 64 (18.82%) SQL
10 58 (17.06%) Test Automation
11 55 (16.18%) Automated Testing
12 49 (14.41%) Cucumber
13 48 (14.12%) C#
14 46 (13.53%) SQL Server
14 46 (13.53%) Kanban
15 45 (13.24%) Automation Testing
16 41 (12.06%) ISTQB
17 38 (11.18%) HTML
17 38 (11.18%) MySQL
18 37 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (10.59%) .NET
19 36 (10.59%) Degree
20 35 (10.29%) Project Management
21 34 (10.00%) TDD
21 34 (10.00%) Finance
21 34 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
22 33 (9.71%) SDLC
23 32 (9.41%) Oracle
23 32 (9.41%) CSS
23 32 (9.41%) Python

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 10 (2.94%) SAS
2 9 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (1.76%) CMS
3 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.88%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.06%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.18%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.88%) Magento
4 2 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.76%) IaaS
3 6 (1.76%) PaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Google Play
4 4 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) AdWords
5 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.65%) Internet
2 4 (1.18%) RS-485
2 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.88%) Extranet
3 3 (0.88%) Intranet
4 2 (0.59%) Firewall
4 2 (0.59%) VoIP
4 2 (0.59%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.18%) MySQL
3 27 (7.94%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.59%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (2.35%) Power BI
8 8 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.76%) DB2
11 5 (1.47%) Big Data
12 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 104 (30.59%) Selenium
2 49 (14.41%) Cucumber
3 25 (7.35%) Calabash
4 24 (7.06%) JIRA
4 24 (7.06%) WebDriver
5 21 (6.18%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (4.41%) Protractor
8 14 (4.12%) Capybara
9 13 (3.82%) Jenkins
10 11 (3.24%) Appium
11 10 (2.94%) QUnit
11 10 (2.94%) Subversion
12 9 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (2.35%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.47%) HP UFT
15 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 78 (22.94%) Retail
2 34 (10.00%) Finance
3 10 (2.94%) Banking
3 10 (2.94%) Publishing
4 8 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (21.47%) Developer
2 71 (20.88%) Analyst
3 34 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 33 (9.71%) Tester
5 32 (9.41%) Test Analyst
6 31 (9.12%) QA Analyst
7 30 (8.82%) QA Leader
8 24 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 21 (6.18%) Test Engineer
10 19 (5.59%) Java Developer
10 19 (5.59%) QA Tester
10 19 (5.59%) Test Leader
11 16 (4.71%) DBA
11 16 (4.71%) Team Leader
12 14 (4.12%) QA Test Engineer
12 14 (4.12%) SQL DBA
12 14 (4.12%) SQL Server DBA
13 13 (3.82%) Java Scala Developer
13 13 (3.82%) Python Developer
13 13 (3.82%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.18%) HTML
2 36 (10.59%) .NET
3 32 (9.41%) CSS
4 16 (4.71%) AngularJS
4 16 (4.71%) HTML5
4 16 (4.71%) Node.js
5 15 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.12%) RESTful
7 13 (3.82%) React
7 13 (3.82%) Spring Boot
7 13 (3.82%) XML
8 11 (3.24%) Backbone.js
8 11 (3.24%) CSS3
8 11 (3.24%) Ember.js
8 11 (3.24%) Gherkin
9 10 (2.94%) jQuery
9 10 (2.94%) REST
10 8 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 37 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.53%) Data Structures
4 20 (5.88%) User Experience
5 12 (3.53%) Social Media
6 9 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.35%) NHS
8 7 (2.06%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.76%) CMDB
9 6 (1.76%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.18%) CESG
10 4 (1.18%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.88%) iPhone
11 3 (0.88%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.59%) EPoS
12 2 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.06%) Windows
2 19 (5.59%) Android
3 18 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 18 (5.29%) Unix
4 12 (3.53%) Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.18%) zOS
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (25.88%) Software Engineering
3 72 (21.18%) Scrum
4 58 (17.06%) Test Automation
5 55 (16.18%) Automated Testing
6 46 (13.53%) Kanban
7 45 (13.24%) Automation Testing
8 35 (10.29%) Project Management
9 34 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (10.00%) TDD
10 33 (9.71%) SDLC
11 30 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (8.53%) Test Strategy
13 28 (8.24%) Test Scripting
14 27 (7.94%) Software Testing
15 26 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (7.35%) OO
17 23 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (6.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.65%) Java
2 65 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 64 (18.82%) SQL
4 48 (14.12%) C#
5 32 (9.41%) Python
6 30 (8.82%) Scala
7 25 (7.35%) Ruby
8 16 (4.71%) PHP
9 14 (4.12%) Apple Swift
9 14 (4.12%) Objective-C
9 14 (4.12%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.53%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.24%) C
12 9 (2.65%) Perl
13 8 (2.35%) C++
14 3 (0.88%) Go
14 3 (0.88%) VB
15 2 (0.59%) VBA
16 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (12.06%) ISTQB
2 36 (10.59%) Degree
3 20 (5.88%) ISEB
4 6 (1.76%) CEH
4 6 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.76%) OSCP
4 6 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.76%) PMP
4 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.18%) CREST Certified
5 4 (1.18%) OSWP
6 3 (0.88%) APMP
6 3 (0.88%) MCTS
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) CISA
7 2 (0.59%) CISMP
7 2 (0.59%) CISSP
7 2 (0.59%) GCIH
7 2 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) SDET
3 1 (0.29%) Section 508
3 1 (0.29%) SEPA
3 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.76%) Ansible
3 6 (1.76%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (9.41%) Oracle
2 20 (5.88%) HP
3 17 (5.00%) IBM
4 15 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.24%) hybris
6 9 (2.65%) SAP
7 7 (2.06%) Cisco
7 7 (2.06%) Cognos
7 7 (2.06%) Google
7 7 (2.06%) VMware
8 6 (1.76%) BMC
8 6 (1.76%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.76%) Citrix
8 6 (1.76%) EMC
8 6 (1.76%) Juniper
8 6 (1.76%) NetApp
9 4 (1.18%) Freescale
9 4 (1.18%) LANSA
10 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.88%) Tableau
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