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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 31 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.49% 6.02% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.64% 57.14% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 10
Median salary £39,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £45,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.26%
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
78 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.53% 10.53% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 63
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,533 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (28.13%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Quality Management
6 7 (21.88%) MySQL
6 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) CMS
7 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.50%) Apple Swift
8 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 4 (12.50%) OOD
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.50%) Java
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Selenium
8 4 (12.50%) Release Management
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Alfresco

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 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) OLTP
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Hudson
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior iOS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Release Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Quality Management
5 7 (21.88%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
6 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Release Management
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) HP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Salary: From £36,672 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago