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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 18 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 13.18% 4.00% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.86% 34.78% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 9 2
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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
83 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.65% 11.50% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 32 45
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,250 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 21 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Mobile App
3 35 (41.18%) Java
3 35 (41.18%) Scrum
4 33 (38.82%) Retail
5 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
6 28 (32.94%) Selenium
7 27 (31.76%) Kanban
8 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
10 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
11 21 (24.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (20.00%) Data Structures
12 17 (20.00%) MySQL
13 16 (18.82%) C#
13 16 (18.82%) Scala
14 15 (17.65%) Quality Management
15 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
15 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
15 13 (15.29%) User Experience
16 12 (14.12%) Apple Swift
16 12 (14.12%) Calabash
16 12 (14.12%) Apple iOS
16 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (14.12%) Objective-C
16 12 (14.12%) .NET
17 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
18 10 (11.76%) Python
18 10 (11.76%) SOA
18 10 (11.76%) TDD

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 8 (9.41%) CMS
2 5 (5.88%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.35%) Magento
2 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.35%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) MySQL
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Selenium
2 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
3 12 (14.12%) Calabash
4 10 (11.76%) Capybara
4 10 (11.76%) Protractor
5 8 (9.41%) JIRA
6 6 (7.06%) QUnit
7 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.18%) Appium
8 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (38.82%) Retail
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 25 (29.41%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (14.12%) QA Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Tester
6 10 (11.76%) QA Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Quality Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (9.41%) Python Developer
8 8 (9.41%) QA Tester
8 8 (9.41%) Scala Developer
9 7 (8.24%) iOS Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (7.06%) Android Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (7.06%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (7.06%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
2 8 (9.41%) HTML
2 8 (9.41%) Node.js
2 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
3 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.06%) Backbone.js
4 6 (7.06%) CSS
4 6 (7.06%) Ember.js
4 6 (7.06%) HTML5
4 6 (7.06%) React
4 6 (7.06%) REST
5 5 (5.88%) CSS3
6 3 (3.53%) XML
7 2 (2.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.35%) Mobile App
2 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 13 (15.29%) User Experience
5 6 (7.06%) Social Media
6 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.35%) Clustering
8 2 (2.35%) Replication
9 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.41%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) Scrum
3 32 (37.65%) Software Engineering
4 27 (31.76%) Kanban
5 23 (27.06%) Test Automation
6 21 (24.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (17.65%) Quality Management
8 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
9 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.76%) SOA
10 10 (11.76%) TDD
11 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.59%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (9.41%) OO
12 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.24%) CRM
13 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
13 7 (8.24%) ITIL
13 7 (8.24%) OOP
13 7 (8.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) C#
3 16 (18.82%) Scala
4 12 (14.12%) Apple Swift
4 12 (14.12%) Objective-C
5 10 (11.76%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) SQL
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) SAP
2 4 (4.71%) HP
3 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
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