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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 16 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 79 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.37% 3.18% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.11% 25.84% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 75 16 10
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
146 89 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.01% 12.31% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 139 60 94
Median salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,295 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +27 66 £35,000 -19.07% 3
Loughborough - 8 £35,000 -
Lutterworth +9 1 £30,000 -39.69%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 91 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.03%) Mobile App
3 57 (45.24%) Retail
4 54 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 53 (42.06%) Selenium
6 52 (41.27%) Scrum
7 47 (37.30%) Java
8 45 (35.71%) Kanban
9 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
10 37 (29.37%) Test Automation
11 34 (26.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (23.02%) Data Structures
13 27 (21.43%) Scala
14 19 (15.08%) C#
15 18 (14.29%) TDD
15 18 (14.29%) User Experience
16 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (13.49%) Cucumber
16 17 (13.49%) OO
16 17 (13.49%) Python
16 17 (13.49%) SOA
17 16 (12.70%) Calabash
18 15 (11.90%) Node.js
18 15 (11.90%) ISTQB
18 15 (11.90%) MySQL
19 14 (11.11%) HTML
19 14 (11.11%) Objective-C
19 14 (11.11%) Apple iOS
19 14 (11.11%) Apple Swift
19 14 (11.11%) Capybara

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 5 (3.97%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.38%) Magento
3 2 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Google Play
2 2 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) AdWords
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) VoIP
1 2 (1.59%) VPN
1 2 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) MySQL
2 13 (10.32%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (42.06%) Selenium
2 17 (13.49%) Cucumber
3 16 (12.70%) Calabash
4 14 (11.11%) Capybara
4 14 (11.11%) Protractor
5 13 (10.32%) WebDriver
6 12 (9.52%) JIRA
7 10 (7.94%) QUnit
8 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.38%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.59%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.79%) Appium
11 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.79%) Mocha
11 1 (0.79%) NUnit
11 1 (0.79%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.79%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 57 (45.24%) Retail
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Developer
2 41 (32.54%) Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (15.08%) QA Analyst
4 19 (15.08%) Test Analyst
5 14 (11.11%) Tester
6 13 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Java Scala Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Python Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Scala Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (8.73%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (8.73%) HTML Developer
7 11 (8.73%) QA Tester
7 11 (8.73%) Quality Analyst
8 10 (7.94%) QA Leader
9 9 (7.14%) Android Developer
9 9 (7.14%) iOS Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.90%) Node.js
2 14 (11.11%) HTML
3 13 (10.32%) Spring Boot
4 12 (9.52%) CSS
5 11 (8.73%) .NET
5 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
5 11 (8.73%) Ember.js
5 11 (8.73%) HTML5
6 10 (7.94%) Backbone.js
6 10 (7.94%) React
7 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (4.76%) CSS3
8 6 (4.76%) REST
9 3 (2.38%) XML
10 2 (1.59%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.59%) JSON
11 1 (0.79%) jQuery
11 1 (0.79%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 58 (46.03%) Mobile App
2 29 (23.02%) Data Structures
3 18 (14.29%) User Experience
4 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.52%) Social Media
6 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.59%) Clustering
9 2 (1.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.79%) FMCG
10 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 11 (8.73%) Android
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) zOS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 52 (41.27%) Scrum
4 45 (35.71%) Kanban
5 37 (29.37%) Test Automation
6 34 (26.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (14.29%) TDD
8 17 (13.49%) OO
8 17 (13.49%) SOA
9 13 (10.32%) Automation Testing
10 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 11 (8.73%) ITIL
12 9 (7.14%) Android Development
12 9 (7.14%) Functional Testing
12 9 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 9 (7.14%) Release Management
13 8 (6.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 8 (6.35%) OOP
13 8 (6.35%) Quality Management
14 7 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) Java
2 39 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (21.43%) Scala
4 19 (15.08%) C#
5 17 (13.49%) Python
6 14 (11.11%) Apple Swift
6 14 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 11 (8.73%) SQL
8 3 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.38%) MCTS
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CEH
5 2 (1.59%) CISA
5 2 (1.59%) CISM
5 2 (1.59%) CISMP
5 2 (1.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.59%) GCIH
5 2 (1.59%) GPEN
5 2 (1.59%) GWAPT
5 2 (1.59%) OSCE
5 2 (1.59%) OSCP
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.76%) SAP
2 5 (3.97%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) HP
3 4 (3.17%) LANSA
4 3 (2.38%) Tableau
5 2 (1.59%) hybris
5 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Optimizely
6 1 (0.79%) VMware
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