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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.86% 1.27% 3.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.91% 8.33% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 17
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
47 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.08% 15.19% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 48
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,250 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (23.08%) SAP
5 9 (23.08%) Finance
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.51%) Quality Management
6 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
6 8 (20.51%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.95%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.38%) BDD
8 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
9 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Release Management
9 5 (12.82%) CMDB
9 5 (12.82%) Selenium
9 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Remedy
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Management Information System

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
1 4 (10.26%) Yammer
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 5 (12.82%) Selenium
4 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Software Manager
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) QA Leader
2 6 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Asset and Configuration Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Software Asset Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.26%) COM
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) Behat
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) CMDB
1 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
4 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (20.51%) Quality Management
5 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.95%) System Testing
6 6 (15.38%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Release Management
7 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.26%) CRM
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
4 4 (10.26%) Infor
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Telerik
6 1 (2.56%) Zend
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