The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.73% 2.84% 3.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.54% 25.00% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 18
Average salary £35,000 £25,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -32.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £32,900 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
69 108 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.93% 11.34% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 86 57
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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

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 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

QA
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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 14 £34,500 +38.00% 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (41.67%) SQL
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Degree
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.00%) Java
5 12 (25.00%) Retail
6 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (22.92%) Change Management
7 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (18.75%) Selenium
8 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (16.67%) Line Management
9 8 (16.67%) SDLC
10 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
10 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.58%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
11 6 (12.50%) CRM
11 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 6 (12.50%) Marketing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.42%) Sage 200
2 5 (10.42%) Sage CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Lawson
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Drive
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) OLAP
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.08%) Behat
6 1 (2.08%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 12 (25.00%) Retail
2 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
4 5 (10.42%) QA Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Release Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Development
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (6.25%) CRM Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) WPF
3 5 (10.42%) Silverlight
3 5 (10.42%) HTML5
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) WCF
4 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) COM
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
2 11 (22.92%) Change Management
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.67%) Line Management
4 8 (16.67%) SDLC
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Release Management
6 6 (12.50%) Coaching
7 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) C#
3 12 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Sage
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Telerik
5 1 (2.08%) Google
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: £41k Basic + Bonus (c15%), Pension, Share Option etc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago