The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 73 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.12% 2.32% 2.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.10% 18.09% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 15
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 94 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.80% 12.82% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 86 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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East Midlands

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 7 £36,250 +11.53% 1
Loughborough +9 5 £32,000 -31.18% 2
Market Harborough - 1 - -
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East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 42 (67.74%) .NET
2 37 (59.68%) C#
3 34 (54.84%) HTML
3 34 (54.84%) CSS
4 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 31 (50.00%) HTML5
6 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 30 (48.39%) XML
7 28 (45.16%) Retail
7 28 (45.16%) CSS3
8 26 (41.94%) Release Management
8 26 (41.94%) MVC
9 25 (40.32%) Degree
10 24 (38.71%) JSON
10 24 (38.71%) Ajax
10 24 (38.71%) SOAP
10 24 (38.71%) Web Services
10 24 (38.71%) REST
11 23 (37.10%) Scrum
12 21 (33.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (30.65%) jQuery
13 19 (30.65%) Java
14 17 (27.42%) UML
14 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
14 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
14 17 (27.42%) Extreme Programming
14 17 (27.42%) Xcode
14 17 (27.42%) Objective-C
14 17 (27.42%) Android
14 17 (27.42%) OWASP

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
1 4 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Simulink
3 1 (1.61%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.61%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Eclipse
1 17 (27.42%) Xcode
2 14 (22.58%) PhoneGap
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 4 (6.45%) Mocha
4 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.61%) NUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (45.16%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Mobile Web Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Web Developer
3 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Tester
5 5 (8.06%) Development Manager
5 5 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (67.74%) .NET
2 34 (54.84%) CSS
2 34 (54.84%) HTML
3 31 (50.00%) HTML5
4 30 (48.39%) XML
5 28 (45.16%) CSS3
6 24 (38.71%) REST
6 24 (38.71%) Ajax
6 24 (38.71%) JSON
6 24 (38.71%) SOAP
6 24 (38.71%) Web Services
7 19 (30.65%) jQuery
8 17 (27.42%) iOS SDK
8 17 (27.42%) Android SDK
9 14 (22.58%) Apache Cordova
9 14 (22.58%) WCF
10 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.45%) XSLT
12 4 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) SCADA
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) EPoS
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Android
1 17 (27.42%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) MVC
1 26 (41.94%) Release Management
2 23 (37.10%) Scrum
3 17 (27.42%) Extreme Programming
3 17 (27.42%) UML
3 17 (27.42%) OWASP
3 17 (27.42%) Web Accessibility
4 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) Network Management
7 5 (8.06%) Product Management
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.06%) OO
7 5 (8.06%) RUP
7 5 (8.06%) Six Sigma
7 5 (8.06%) CAD
7 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (30.65%) Java
4 17 (27.42%) Objective-C
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (8.06%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) HNC
3 3 (4.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Allen-Bradley
3 3 (4.84%) Siemens
3 3 (4.84%) Google
4 2 (3.23%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.61%) AccuRev
Loughborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + BUPA
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4000 Car allowance, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
TheSmartList
Salary: DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
TheSmartList
Salary: DOE
Posted: 15 days ago