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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 38 60 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 166 124 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.68% 3.90% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.73% 34.07% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 125 84 77
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
363 364 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.41% 11.44% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 284 253 262
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £56,200 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +25 63 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Nottinghamshire -11 59 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Derbyshire +23 18 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Northamptonshire +3 15 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Lincolnshire 0 10 £23,000 +2.22% 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 166 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.72%) Software Engineering
2 89 (24.72%) Selenium
3 75 (20.83%) SQL
4 74 (20.56%) Automated Testing
5 73 (20.28%) Java
6 60 (16.67%) Retail
7 59 (16.39%) Scrum
8 58 (16.11%) Test Automation
9 56 (15.56%) C#
10 54 (15.00%) SDLC
11 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (14.17%) JavaScript
12 48 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 48 (13.33%) Automation Testing
13 47 (13.06%) Cucumber
14 46 (12.78%) Mobile App
15 43 (11.94%) Finance
16 41 (11.39%) Degree
17 40 (11.11%) .NET
18 39 (10.83%) MySQL
18 39 (10.83%) ISTQB
19 37 (10.28%) Project Management
20 36 (10.00%) Oracle
21 34 (9.44%) JIRA
22 33 (9.17%) HTML
23 32 (8.89%) Test Scripting
24 31 (8.61%) Release Management
25 30 (8.33%) Software Testing
25 30 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.78%) CMS
2 9 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (2.50%) SAS
3 6 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.39%) Alfresco
4 5 (1.39%) JBoss
5 2 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.11%) Magento
2 4 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.67%) IaaS
3 6 (1.67%) PaaS
4 3 (0.83%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) AdWords
5 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.78%) Internet
2 5 (1.39%) Extranet
2 5 (1.39%) Intranet
2 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.83%) RS-485
4 2 (0.56%) Firewall
4 2 (0.56%) VoIP
4 2 (0.56%) VPN
4 2 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.28%) ADSL
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) MRTG
5 1 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.83%) MySQL
3 22 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.28%) Oracle Database
5 16 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
6 9 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.22%) Power BI
7 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.67%) DB2
10 3 (0.83%) Big Data
11 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.28%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 89 (24.72%) Selenium
2 47 (13.06%) Cucumber
3 34 (9.44%) JIRA
4 23 (6.39%) Calabash
5 20 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 17 (4.72%) Protractor
7 16 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (3.89%) Jenkins
9 13 (3.61%) Subversion
9 13 (3.61%) WebDriver
10 12 (3.33%) Capybara
11 10 (2.78%) Appium
11 10 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (2.22%) Ranorex
13 8 (2.22%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.67%) HP UFT
14 6 (1.67%) QUnit
14 6 (1.67%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (16.67%) Retail
2 43 (11.94%) Finance
3 13 (3.61%) Publishing
4 8 (2.22%) Banking
4 8 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.22%) Marketing
4 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.56%) Advertising
6 2 (0.56%) Billing
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (20.00%) Analyst
2 55 (15.28%) Developer
3 45 (12.50%) Tester
4 36 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 28 (7.78%) Test Analyst
6 25 (6.94%) QA Analyst
6 25 (6.94%) QA Leader
7 18 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 18 (5.00%) QA Tester
8 17 (4.72%) DBA
9 16 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 16 (4.44%) Test Leader
10 15 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 15 (4.17%) Test Engineer
11 14 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.89%) SQL Server DBA
12 13 (3.61%) Java Developer
13 12 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
13 12 (3.33%) QA Manager
13 12 (3.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.11%) .NET
2 33 (9.17%) HTML
3 25 (6.94%) CSS
4 17 (4.72%) XML
5 15 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 15 (4.17%) Node.js
6 14 (3.89%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.06%) Web Services
8 9 (2.50%) HTML5
8 9 (2.50%) React
8 9 (2.50%) REST
8 9 (2.50%) RESTful
9 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.22%) Spring Boot
10 6 (1.67%) Backbone.js
10 6 (1.67%) CSS3
10 6 (1.67%) EDI
10 6 (1.67%) Ember.js
10 6 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.78%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.72%) Data Structures
3 17 (4.72%) User Experience
4 12 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.78%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.22%) NHS
7 8 (2.22%) Social Media
8 7 (1.94%) CESG
8 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.67%) CMDB
10 5 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.11%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.83%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.83%) iPhone
13 2 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.78%) Unix
2 25 (6.94%) Windows
3 18 (5.00%) Linux
4 17 (4.72%) Android
4 17 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.11%) zOS
6 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (24.72%) Software Engineering
3 74 (20.56%) Automated Testing
4 59 (16.39%) Scrum
5 58 (16.11%) Test Automation
6 54 (15.00%) SDLC
7 48 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 37 (10.28%) Project Management
9 32 (8.89%) Test Scripting
10 31 (8.61%) Release Management
11 30 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 30 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 29 (8.06%) TDD
13 28 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (7.78%) Line Management
14 27 (7.50%) DevOps
14 27 (7.50%) Kanban
14 27 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.83%) SQL
2 73 (20.28%) Java
3 56 (15.56%) C#
4 51 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.78%) Python
5 28 (7.78%) Ruby
6 21 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 17 (4.72%) C
7 17 (4.72%) Scala
8 15 (4.17%) C++
8 15 (4.17%) PHP
9 12 (3.33%) Apple Swift
9 12 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.06%) Perl
11 10 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 41 (11.39%) Degree
2 39 (10.83%) ISTQB
3 25 (6.94%) ISEB
4 9 (2.50%) CEH
4 9 (2.50%) OSCP
5 7 (1.94%) CREST Certified
5 7 (1.94%) OSWP
6 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.67%) PMP
7 5 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) APMP
8 3 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.56%) CISSP
9 2 (0.56%) GCIH
9 2 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) SDET
5 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) KVM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.67%) Ansible
3 6 (1.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (10.00%) Oracle
2 22 (6.11%) HP
3 17 (4.72%) IBM
4 16 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.06%) hybris
5 11 (3.06%) SAP
6 7 (1.94%) Cognos
6 7 (1.94%) EMC
6 7 (1.94%) NetApp
6 7 (1.94%) VMware
7 6 (1.67%) BMC
7 6 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.67%) Cisco
7 6 (1.67%) Citrix
7 6 (1.67%) Juniper
8 5 (1.39%) Google
9 4 (1.11%) LANSA
10 3 (0.83%) Freescale
10 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.56%) Optimizely
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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