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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 35 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.61% 6.25% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 46.67% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 2
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% -7.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 75 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.48% 13.39% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 18
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £53,950 £60,750
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 24 December 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 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) Business Development
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
3 6 (46.15%) OWASP
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Release Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) V-Model
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) OOD
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (15.38%) Android Development
7 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) SAP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Business Development
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Management
1 6 (46.15%) OWASP
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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