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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.18% 5.66% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 49.21% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 8
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
48 63 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.08% 11.50% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 25
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) Business Development
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) OWASP
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Release Management
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Web Usability
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) OOD
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Selenium
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
6 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Web Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Business Development
1 6 (35.29%) OWASP
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Management
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
2 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Web Usability
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Android Development
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
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