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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.60% 3.80% 3.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 34.78% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £54,000 £33,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
70 46 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.79% 10.93% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 34 67
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £23,206 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 24 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (33.33%) SQL
1 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
4 4 (19.05%) Apple Swift
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.52%) Replication
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) NUnit

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 (4.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) OLTP
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) iOS Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior iOS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Release Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Support Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
3 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
3 4 (19.05%) OOD
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) V-Model
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Apple Swift
3 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) HP
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik
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