The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.20% 1.75% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.50% 19.51% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,700 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £36,550
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
40 41 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.87% 8.99% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 9
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Leicestershire

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 17 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (75.00%) HTML
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
1 30 (75.00%) CSS
1 30 (75.00%) HTML5
2 28 (70.00%) CSS3
2 28 (70.00%) XML
3 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (65.00%) C#
4 25 (62.50%) Retail
5 24 (60.00%) Ajax
5 24 (60.00%) SOAP
5 24 (60.00%) Web Services
5 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (60.00%) REST
5 24 (60.00%) JSON
5 24 (60.00%) Release Management
6 21 (52.50%) Degree
6 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (52.50%) MVC
7 19 (47.50%) Java
7 19 (47.50%) jQuery
8 17 (42.50%) Computer Science
8 17 (42.50%) OWASP
8 17 (42.50%) Android
8 17 (42.50%) Apple iOS
8 17 (42.50%) iOS SDK
8 17 (42.50%) Web Accessibility
8 17 (42.50%) Android SDK
8 17 (42.50%) UML
8 17 (42.50%) Eclipse

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Eclipse
1 17 (42.50%) Xcode
2 14 (35.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Mocha
General
1 25 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Mobile Web Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Electrical Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PLC Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) HTML
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
1 30 (75.00%) CSS
1 30 (75.00%) HTML5
2 28 (70.00%) XML
2 28 (70.00%) CSS3
3 24 (60.00%) SOAP
3 24 (60.00%) Web Services
3 24 (60.00%) REST
3 24 (60.00%) Ajax
3 24 (60.00%) JSON
4 19 (47.50%) jQuery
5 17 (42.50%) iOS SDK
5 17 (42.50%) Android SDK
6 14 (35.00%) Apache Cordova
6 14 (35.00%) WCF
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) XHTML
9 3 (7.50%) Cocoa
9 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) SCADA
3 2 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Android
1 17 (42.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Release Management
2 21 (52.50%) MVC
3 17 (42.50%) Scrum
3 17 (42.50%) Extreme Programming
3 17 (42.50%) UML
3 17 (42.50%) OWASP
3 17 (42.50%) Web Accessibility
4 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) CAD
7 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.00%) Content Management
7 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Web Development
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) TDD
9 2 (5.00%) User Stories
9 2 (5.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
1 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) Objective-C
4 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) HNC
3 1 (2.50%) HND
3 1 (2.50%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Siemens
1 3 (7.50%) Google
1 3 (7.50%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (5.00%) Autodesk
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