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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 43 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.82% 4.29% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.06% 42.11% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 5
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.81% 10.19% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 18
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £28,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 1 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicester

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (31.03%) C#
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
1 9 (31.03%) XML
1 9 (31.03%) Ajax
1 9 (31.03%) jQuery
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 5 (17.24%) Logistics
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (13.79%) HTML5
5 4 (13.79%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Toad
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (17.24%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) QA Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Tester
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) XML
1 9 (31.03%) Ajax
1 9 (31.03%) jQuery
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) WPF
5 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Solaris
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Logistics
3 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Web Usability
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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