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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.80% 3.46% 2.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.00% 24.59% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,350 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £97,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
50 61 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.58% 14.06% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 42
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,133 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
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 6 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
3 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (28.00%) SAP
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (12.00%) Office 365
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business

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 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
1 3 (12.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.00%) NUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Customer Support Manager
3 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Support Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Services Manager
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Service Support Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) COM
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Symfony
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) SAP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Infor
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Zend
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