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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.55% 1.72% 2.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.74% 22.22% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,450 £30,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £101,250 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -
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
62 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.35% 7.75% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 39
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,128
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Marketing
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) OLAP
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
3 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Head of Development
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) V-Model
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Google
Leicester, Leicestershire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago