The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.46% 3.66% 3.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.23% 30.19% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 22
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,950 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £97,500 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
61 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.99% 12.13% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 59
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,060 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (20.00%) OOD
4 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) V-Model
5 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) NUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Replication

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) OLTP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior iOS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Support Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) COM
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (20.00%) OOD
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) V-Model
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Infor
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
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Posted: 3 days ago
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