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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 28 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.72% 6.89% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.92% 60.00% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 6
Median salary £39,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £65,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.53% 11.48% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61 30 42
Median salary £43,500 £34,375 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.54% -17.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,177 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £62,750
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 26 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
5 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 10 (27.03%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 9 (24.32%) .NET
7 8 (21.62%) MySQL
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
7 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.62%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Selenium
9 5 (13.51%) Release Management
9 5 (13.51%) OOD
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.51%) Java
9 5 (13.51%) CMS
9 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
9 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
9 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
9 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
10 4 (10.81%) iOS Development

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 (13.51%) CMS
2 4 (10.81%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) OLTP
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior iOS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Release Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) REST
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
6 1 (2.70%) HTML
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (21.62%) Quality Management
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.62%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) OOD
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
7 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Content Management
7 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
3 5 (13.51%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VBScript
5 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Telerik
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Uncapped bonus scheme + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago