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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 38 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.88% 5.54% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.36% 46.25% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 15
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
East Midlands

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 80 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.73% 11.98% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 93 57 66
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,559 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 23 £40,000 +14.28% 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) C#
4 13 (20.97%) .NET
4 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) OOD
5 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
5 11 (17.74%) Apple Swift
5 11 (17.74%) Mobile App
5 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
5 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
5 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
6 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 10 (16.13%) iOS Development
7 9 (14.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (14.52%) CMS
7 9 (14.52%) OOP
8 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.90%) MySQL
8 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
8 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.29%) Selenium
9 7 (11.29%) Black-Box Testing
10 6 (9.68%) User Experience

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 9 (14.52%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.45%) Joomla!
2 4 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) AdWords
1 4 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) VoIP
1 2 (3.23%) VPN
1 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) OLTP
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Website Optimizer
3 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.45%) Advertising
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
1 4 (6.45%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Applications Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (16.13%) iOS Developer
5 8 (12.90%) QA Manager
5 8 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) QA Leader
6 7 (11.29%) Software Manager
6 7 (11.29%) Software QA Manager
6 7 (11.29%) Tester
6 7 (11.29%) Testing Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Junior
7 6 (9.68%) Junior Applications Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Junior Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Junior iOS Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Administrator
9 4 (6.45%) DBA
9 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (8.06%) CSS
4 5 (8.06%) HTML
5 4 (6.45%) REST
6 3 (4.84%) JSON
7 1 (1.61%) CSS3
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) User Experience
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.06%) Social Media
5 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.45%) Replication
6 3 (4.84%) Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (9.68%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) MVC
2 11 (17.74%) OOD
2 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
2 11 (17.74%) Waterfall
3 10 (16.13%) iOS Development
3 10 (16.13%) Manual Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (14.52%) OOP
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.90%) Quality Management
5 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.90%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (11.29%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) C#
2 11 (17.74%) Apple Swift
2 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) CEH
2 2 (3.23%) CISA
2 2 (3.23%) CISM
2 2 (3.23%) CISMP
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) GCIH
2 2 (3.23%) GPEN
2 2 (3.23%) GWAPT
2 2 (3.23%) OSCE
2 2 (3.23%) OSCP
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Google
1 4 (6.45%) Optimizely
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Telerik
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