The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.45% 3.47% 4.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 26.03% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 11
Average salary £34,500 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £35,100 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
QA
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 73 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 8.62% 13.32% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 65 30
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,265 £24,400 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £51,750 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

QA
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Leicester region.

QA Salary Trend in Leicester

QA
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 11 (37.93%) Change Management
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
4 8 (27.59%) C#
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Retail
5 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
5 7 (24.14%) HP UFT
5 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Marketing
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) ETL
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (10.34%) OLAP
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) NUnit
5 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.45%) Behat
6 1 (3.45%) FogBugz
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 6 (20.69%) Marketing
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Head of Development
5 3 (10.34%) Graduate Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Change Management
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Telerik
4 1 (3.45%) Google
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago