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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 253 226 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.66% 6.15% 4.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.50% 44.49% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 216 185 150
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
501 508 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.16% 13.82% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 383 378 333
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +10 145 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Northamptonshire +9 29 £42,500 +18.05% 2
Leicestershire +4 27 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Lincolnshire -7 20 £36,750 -26.50%
Derbyshire +3 11 £39,500 +17.91% 3
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (26.44%) SQL
3 96 (23.08%) SDLC
4 85 (20.43%) JavaScript
5 84 (20.19%) Software Engineering
6 80 (19.23%) Java
6 80 (19.23%) Finance
7 77 (18.51%) C#
8 70 (16.83%) .NET
9 61 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (14.42%) Automated Testing
11 58 (13.94%) SQL Server
12 57 (13.70%) Analytics
13 56 (13.46%) Microsoft
14 55 (13.22%) Retail
15 54 (12.98%) Oracle
16 53 (12.74%) Scrum
17 51 (12.26%) DevOps
18 49 (11.78%) Software Testing
18 49 (11.78%) Manual Testing
19 48 (11.54%) OO
20 47 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
21 46 (11.06%) ISEB
21 46 (11.06%) Unix
22 45 (10.82%) HTML
22 45 (10.82%) Test Automation
23 43 (10.34%) E-Commerce
24 42 (10.10%) Visualisation
25 40 (9.62%) Degree
25 40 (9.62%) Windows

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 12 (2.88%) JBoss
1 12 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (1.92%) Apache
3 8 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.20%) IIS
4 5 (1.20%) iPlanet
4 5 (1.20%) SAS
4 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.72%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.72%) CMS
5 3 (0.72%) Joomla!
5 3 (0.72%) WordPress
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.77%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.44%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.72%) Magento
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) SaaS
2 3 (0.72%) AdWords
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.16%) ADSL
2 9 (2.16%) DHCP
2 9 (2.16%) DNS
3 7 (1.68%) Extranet
3 7 (1.68%) Internet
3 7 (1.68%) Intranet
4 5 (1.20%) LDAP
5 4 (0.96%) MRTG
5 4 (0.96%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.25%) MS Access
2 26 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.53%) Data Mining
4 19 (4.57%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.33%) Big Data
6 14 (3.37%) MySQL
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.20%) DB2
9 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.20%) Parquet
9 5 (1.20%) QlikView
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (6.97%) Selenium
2 26 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.01%) JIRA
4 18 (4.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.13%) Ranorex
7 11 (2.64%) Gatling
7 11 (2.64%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.40%) TestDirector
9 8 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.68%) HP UFT
11 5 (1.20%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.96%) Appium
12 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.96%) JMeter
12 4 (0.96%) NUnit
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.72%) MSI
13 3 (0.72%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 3 (0.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 80 (19.23%) Finance
2 55 (13.22%) Retail
3 15 (3.61%) Games
4 13 (3.13%) Back Office
4 13 (3.13%) Marketing
5 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.44%) Publishing
8 5 (1.20%) Electronics
9 4 (0.96%) Billing
9 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 96 (23.08%) Developer
2 76 (18.27%) Analyst
3 44 (10.58%) Tester
4 36 (8.65%) Test Analyst
5 26 (6.25%) Architect
6 25 (6.01%) QA Engineer
6 25 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (5.05%) QA Manager
8 20 (4.81%) QA Analyst
8 20 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.33%) Automation Tester
9 18 (4.33%) QA Leader
9 18 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.09%) IT Architect
11 16 (3.85%) QA Tester
11 16 (3.85%) Software Manager
12 14 (3.37%) Applications Developer
12 14 (3.37%) Test Manager
13 13 (3.13%) Java Developer
14 12 (2.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.83%) .NET
2 45 (10.82%) HTML
3 30 (7.21%) ASP.NET
4 25 (6.01%) XML
5 23 (5.53%) Node.js
6 22 (5.29%) CSS
7 21 (5.05%) J2EE
8 16 (3.85%) GWT
9 15 (3.61%) jQuery
9 15 (3.61%) Web Services
10 14 (3.37%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.37%) HTML5
11 12 (2.88%) Apache Axis
11 12 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (2.16%) CSS3
12 9 (2.16%) Gherkin
13 8 (1.92%) JSON
13 8 (1.92%) SOAP
14 7 (1.68%) JDBC
14 7 (1.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.10%) Visualisation
3 39 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 25 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.33%) User Experience
6 13 (3.13%) iPad
7 9 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.16%) Social Media
8 7 (1.68%) Life Science
9 5 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.20%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.96%) Replication
11 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.06%) Unix
2 40 (9.62%) Windows
3 26 (6.25%) Linux
4 13 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.16%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.92%) Android
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.96%) Solaris
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.72%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.08%) SDLC
3 84 (20.19%) Software Engineering
4 60 (14.42%) Automated Testing
5 57 (13.70%) Analytics
6 53 (12.74%) Scrum
7 51 (12.26%) DevOps
8 49 (11.78%) Manual Testing
8 49 (11.78%) Software Testing
9 48 (11.54%) OO
10 47 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (10.82%) Test Automation
12 43 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 39 (9.38%) Functional Testing
14 38 (9.13%) Test Scripting
15 37 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
16 34 (8.17%) Mentoring
16 34 (8.17%) Statistical Analysis
17 33 (7.93%) Release Management
17 33 (7.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 110 (26.44%) SQL
2 85 (20.43%) JavaScript
3 80 (19.23%) Java
4 77 (18.51%) C#
5 31 (7.45%) VBA
6 20 (4.81%) Python
7 15 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.13%) C
9 13 (3.13%) C++
10 12 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.64%) Scala
12 10 (2.40%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.44%) Perl
15 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.20%) PHP
15 5 (1.20%) R
15 5 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (11.06%) ISEB
2 40 (9.62%) Degree
3 37 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (2.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.96%) HNC
8 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.48%) APMP
9 2 (0.48%) CEH
9 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.48%) MCITP
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.48%) OSCP
9 2 (0.48%) OSWP
9 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) SLA
2 4 (0.96%) SEPA
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) GAMP
5 1 (0.24%) GMP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.72%) KVM
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.16%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.96%) Ganglia
3 4 (0.96%) Nagios
4 3 (0.72%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 3 (0.72%) yum
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.98%) Oracle
3 20 (4.81%) Google
4 17 (4.09%) HP
5 12 (2.88%) webMethods
6 7 (1.68%) VMware
7 5 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.20%) Tableau
8 4 (0.96%) EMC
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
8 4 (0.96%) NetApp
8 4 (0.96%) SAP
9 3 (0.72%) AppSense
9 3 (0.72%) BMC
9 3 (0.72%) Citrix
9 3 (0.72%) Cognos
9 3 (0.72%) FXall
9 3 (0.72%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.48%) Twitter
11 1 (0.24%) Telerik
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Wellbeing Software Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £35k + bonuses - Nottingham
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Optimum IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: 22912 + 15% market rate supplement
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: £22912 + 15% market supplement
Posted: 26 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 25 days ago
Nottingham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 19 days ago