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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 119 104 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.76% 3.27% 3.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.39% 29.30% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 77 108
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
346 355 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.93% 11.17% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 237 268 289
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +20 59 £37,500 - 9
Leicestershire +14 26 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire -7 21 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire 0 9 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Lincolnshire -1 1 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Rutland - 1 £22,500 -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (31.25%) Java
3 91 (28.44%) Finance
4 75 (23.44%) SDLC
5 64 (20.00%) C#
6 63 (19.69%) SQL
7 55 (17.19%) JavaScript
8 52 (16.25%) Test Scripting
9 49 (15.31%) Scrum
10 48 (15.00%) Degree
11 46 (14.38%) Software Testing
12 41 (12.81%) Automated Testing
13 40 (12.50%) .NET
14 38 (11.88%) HTML
14 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
14 38 (11.88%) ISEB
15 37 (11.56%) TDD
15 37 (11.56%) ISTQB
15 37 (11.56%) Test Automation
16 34 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (10.31%) Test Strategy
17 33 (10.31%) Functional Testing
18 32 (10.00%) Selenium
18 32 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
18 32 (10.00%) Project Management
18 32 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (9.69%) Mentoring
19 31 (9.69%) Windows
20 29 (9.06%) Analytics
21 28 (8.75%) Computer Science

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.50%) CICS
3 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.25%) WordPress
4 3 (0.94%) IIS
4 3 (0.94%) Node.js
4 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.44%) MS Office
2 11 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (3.44%) MS Project
3 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.25%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (0.94%) AWD
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.31%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.88%) Office 365
2 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 4 (1.25%) Yammer
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) DNS
2 3 (0.94%) SSH
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.44%) MS Access
4 9 (2.81%) Data Mining
4 9 (2.81%) DB2
4 9 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.50%) DataStage
5 8 (2.50%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.88%) MySQL
7 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.31%) Big Data
10 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (10.00%) Selenium
2 24 (7.50%) WebDriver
3 23 (7.19%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.56%) Ranorex
5 18 (5.63%) JIRA
6 16 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 15 (4.69%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.75%) HP UFT
9 10 (3.13%) Gatling
10 7 (2.19%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.88%) Subversion
12 5 (1.56%) Gradle
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.94%) MSI
14 3 (0.94%) NUnit
14 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (28.44%) Finance
2 21 (6.56%) Retail
3 18 (5.63%) Marketing
4 8 (2.50%) Legal
5 6 (1.88%) Back Office
6 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.56%) Publishing
7 4 (1.25%) Games
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (30.63%) Developer
2 84 (26.25%) Analyst
3 56 (17.50%) Tester
4 41 (12.81%) Test Analyst
5 32 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 30 (9.38%) Test Leader
7 29 (9.06%) C# Developer
8 23 (7.19%) Developer in Test
9 22 (6.88%) Lead Tester
10 19 (5.94%) Automated Tester
10 19 (5.94%) QA Engineer
11 18 (5.63%) Senior Developer
12 16 (5.00%) QA Analyst
13 15 (4.69%) Selenium Tester
14 14 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (4.38%) Test Scripter
14 14 (4.38%) Web Tester
15 13 (4.06%) Business Analyst
16 12 (3.75%) QA Tester
16 12 (3.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.50%) .NET
2 38 (11.88%) HTML
3 27 (8.44%) CSS
4 23 (7.19%) J2EE
5 17 (5.31%) Web Services
6 15 (4.69%) Java EE
7 14 (4.38%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.44%) HTML5
9 10 (3.13%) CSS3
10 8 (2.50%) jQuery
11 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.88%) RESTful
12 5 (1.56%) JSON
12 5 (1.56%) XML
13 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.25%) COM
13 4 (1.25%) Sass
14 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.94%) NHibernate
14 3 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.38%) Visualisation
5 13 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.75%) User Experience
7 9 (2.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (2.81%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.50%) VSAM
9 7 (2.19%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.19%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.88%) NHS
11 5 (1.56%) CMDB
11 5 (1.56%) iPad
12 4 (1.25%) Social Media
13 3 (0.94%) Life Science
13 3 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.69%) Windows
2 24 (7.50%) Unix
3 7 (2.19%) Android
3 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.88%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.88%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.56%) Linux
6 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.63%) Debian
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.44%) SDLC
3 52 (16.25%) Test Scripting
4 49 (15.31%) Scrum
5 46 (14.38%) Software Testing
6 41 (12.81%) Automated Testing
7 37 (11.56%) TDD
7 37 (11.56%) Test Automation
8 34 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (10.31%) Functional Testing
9 33 (10.31%) Test Strategy
10 32 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
10 32 (10.00%) Project Management
11 31 (9.69%) Mentoring
12 29 (9.06%) Analytics
13 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.44%) E-Commerce
14 23 (7.19%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.88%) Performance Testing
16 21 (6.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 100 (31.25%) Java
2 64 (20.00%) C#
3 63 (19.69%) SQL
4 55 (17.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.44%) VBA
6 10 (3.13%) PHP
6 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 10 (3.13%) Scala
7 8 (2.50%) COBOL
8 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.56%) Python
9 5 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.25%) C++
11 3 (0.94%) Groovy
11 3 (0.94%) Perl
12 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.63%) C
13 1 (0.31%) Ruby
13 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (15.00%) Degree
2 38 (11.88%) ISEB
3 37 (11.56%) ISTQB
4 18 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.63%) APMP
7 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.63%) MCSA
7 2 (0.63%) MCT
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) PMP
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.25%) SEPA
3 3 (0.94%) GAMP
3 3 (0.94%) GMP
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.31%) P3O
Systems Management
1 11 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.00%) SAP
3 15 (4.69%) Oracle
4 10 (3.13%) IBM
5 7 (2.19%) HP
6 5 (1.56%) Google
6 5 (1.56%) Remedy
7 4 (1.25%) Apple
7 4 (1.25%) Infor
7 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.63%) ATG
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco
8 2 (0.63%) hybris
8 2 (0.63%) Twitter
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Kronos
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) webMethods
9 1 (0.31%) Zend
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: standard Experian package
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Capita plc
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Mansfield
Capita plc
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
LA International
Salary: £48000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 70-75k
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum £23000 - £25,000k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wellingborough
Erin Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago