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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.14% 4.52% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.69% 34.09% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 17
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,250 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
93 88 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.56% 13.27% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 73 78
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +11 37 £40,000 +3.89%
Loughborough -8 7 £45,000 -10.00%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (29.27%) Selenium
4 18 (21.95%) C#
5 16 (19.51%) Java
5 16 (19.51%) .NET
6 14 (17.07%) Quality Management
6 14 (17.07%) Mobile App
7 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
7 13 (15.85%) Apple Swift
7 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
7 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
7 13 (15.85%) Scrum
7 13 (15.85%) Objective-C
8 12 (14.63%) CMS
8 12 (14.63%) OOD
8 12 (14.63%) MVC
8 12 (14.63%) Release Management
9 11 (13.41%) JIRA
9 11 (13.41%) OOP
9 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
9 11 (13.41%) SQL
10 10 (12.20%) MySQL
10 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.20%) Android
10 10 (12.20%) User Experience
11 9 (10.98%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement

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 12 (14.63%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.88%) Joomla!
3 4 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Magento
2 4 (4.88%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (2.44%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) AdWords
1 4 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) VoIP
1 2 (2.44%) VPN
1 2 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) OLTP
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Selenium
2 11 (13.41%) JIRA
3 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.10%) Calabash
6 4 (4.88%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 3 (3.66%) Capybara
7 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.66%) Protractor
7 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.44%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.22%) Appium
9 1 (1.22%) NUnit
9 1 (1.22%) QUnit
9 1 (1.22%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (9.76%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Marketing
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Applications Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Tester
5 8 (9.76%) iOS Developer
5 8 (9.76%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) QA Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) QA Leader
7 6 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Android Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.10%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.10%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (9.76%) HTML
5 6 (7.32%) CSS
5 6 (7.32%) REST
6 3 (3.66%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) CSS3
7 2 (2.44%) HTML5
7 2 (2.44%) JSON
8 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.22%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.22%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.22%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.22%) Node.js
8 1 (1.22%) React
8 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.07%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.20%) User Experience
4 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.32%) Social Media
6 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 4 (4.88%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.44%) Clustering
7 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.44%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) FMCG
8 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.20%) Android
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.07%) Quality Management
3 13 (15.85%) Scrum
3 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
4 12 (14.63%) MVC
4 12 (14.63%) OOD
4 12 (14.63%) Release Management
5 11 (13.41%) OOP
6 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.98%) Mobile Application Development
7 9 (10.98%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (9.76%) iOS Development
8 8 (9.76%) ITIL
8 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.54%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) C#
2 16 (19.51%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) Apple Swift
3 13 (15.85%) Objective-C
4 11 (13.41%) SQL
5 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.44%) Scala
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) VBScript
7 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) CEH
3 2 (2.44%) CISA
3 2 (2.44%) CISM
3 2 (2.44%) CISMP
3 2 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) GCIH
3 2 (2.44%) GPEN
3 2 (2.44%) GWAPT
3 2 (2.44%) OSCE
3 2 (2.44%) OSCP
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) SAP
2 4 (4.88%) Google
2 4 (4.88%) HP
2 4 (4.88%) LANSA
2 4 (4.88%) Optimizely
3 2 (2.44%) hybris
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
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