The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 23 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 63 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.92% 4.03% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.27% 32.14% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61 18 5
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,150 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%

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 Leicestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
110 84 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.32% 12.54% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 107 65 83
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

QA
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Leicestershire region.

QA Salary Trend in Leicestershire

QA
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

QA
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +20 53 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Loughborough - 8 £45,000 - 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Selenium
2 36 (34.95%) Mobile App
3 35 (33.98%) Scrum
3 35 (33.98%) Retail
3 35 (33.98%) Java
4 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
5 27 (26.21%) Kanban
6 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
8 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (16.50%) Data Structures
10 17 (16.50%) MySQL
11 16 (15.53%) C#
11 16 (15.53%) Scala
12 15 (14.56%) Cucumber
12 15 (14.56%) Quality Management
13 14 (13.59%) Calabash
14 13 (12.62%) User Experience
14 13 (12.62%) Waterfall
15 12 (11.65%) Objective-C
15 12 (11.65%) .NET
15 12 (11.65%) JIRA
15 12 (11.65%) Apple Swift
15 12 (11.65%) Protractor
15 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
15 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (11.65%) Capybara
16 11 (10.68%) Release Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 10 (9.71%) CMS
2 5 (4.85%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.94%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Magento
1 4 (3.88%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.94%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) AdWords
1 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Firewall
1 2 (1.94%) VoIP
1 2 (1.94%) VPN
1 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) MySQL
2 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Selenium
2 15 (14.56%) Cucumber
3 14 (13.59%) Calabash
4 12 (11.65%) Capybara
4 12 (11.65%) JIRA
4 12 (11.65%) Protractor
5 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.83%) QUnit
7 3 (2.91%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.94%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.94%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (0.97%) Appium
9 1 (0.97%) NUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Robot Framework
General
1 35 (33.98%) Retail
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Analyst
2 27 (26.21%) Developer
3 14 (13.59%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (13.59%) Tester
4 13 (12.62%) QA Analyst
5 10 (9.71%) QA Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) QA Tester
6 9 (8.74%) Quality Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Java Scala Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Python Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Scala Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.77%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) iOS Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (6.80%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) HTML
3 8 (7.77%) CSS
3 8 (7.77%) Node.js
3 8 (7.77%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.83%) Backbone.js
5 6 (5.83%) Ember.js
5 6 (5.83%) HTML5
5 6 (5.83%) React
5 6 (5.83%) REST
6 5 (4.85%) CSS3
7 3 (2.91%) XML
8 2 (1.94%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.95%) Mobile App
2 24 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (16.50%) Data Structures
4 13 (12.62%) User Experience
5 8 (7.77%) Social Media
6 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.94%) Clustering
8 2 (1.94%) Replication
9 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.97%) FMCG
9 1 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.77%) Android
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
3 4 (3.88%) zOS
4 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) Scrum
3 32 (31.07%) Software Engineering
4 27 (26.21%) Kanban
5 23 (22.33%) Test Automation
6 21 (20.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (14.56%) Quality Management
8 13 (12.62%) Waterfall
9 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.68%) ITIL
10 11 (10.68%) Release Management
10 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.68%) TDD
11 10 (9.71%) SOA
12 9 (8.74%) Technical Analysis
12 9 (8.74%) Test Scripting
13 8 (7.77%) OO
14 7 (6.80%) CRM
14 7 (6.80%) OOD
14 7 (6.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) Java
2 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
3 16 (15.53%) C#
3 16 (15.53%) Scala
4 12 (11.65%) Apple Swift
4 12 (11.65%) Objective-C
5 10 (9.71%) Python
6 9 (8.74%) SQL
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.94%) CEH
4 2 (1.94%) CISA
4 2 (1.94%) CISM
4 2 (1.94%) CISMP
4 2 (1.94%) CISSP
4 2 (1.94%) GCIH
4 2 (1.94%) GPEN
4 2 (1.94%) GWAPT
4 2 (1.94%) OSCE
4 2 (1.94%) OSCP
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) SAP
2 4 (3.88%) HP
2 4 (3.88%) LANSA
3 3 (2.91%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.94%) hybris
4 2 (1.94%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
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