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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 65 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.57% 3.48% 2.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 31.58% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 17
Average salary £25,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.43% +13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
102 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.92% 11.03% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
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

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
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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 -5 15 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Hinckley - 2 £16,500 -
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 - 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) C#
2 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
6 10 (20.41%) XML
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 9 (18.37%) Ajax
7 9 (18.37%) jQuery
8 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
8 8 (16.33%) CSS
9 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) ISEB
10 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.20%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.20%) Retail
11 5 (10.20%) Logistics
11 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Time Management
11 5 (10.20%) Web Usability
11 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
11 5 (10.20%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.16%) WebSphere
1 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) VoIP
1 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) Toad
3 2 (4.08%) Mocha
4 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Tester
4 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Tester
5 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.12%) Junior
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.41%) XML
5 9 (18.37%) Ajax
5 9 (18.37%) jQuery
6 8 (16.33%) CSS
7 7 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (10.20%) HTML5
9 4 (8.16%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) SOAP
9 4 (8.16%) REST
9 4 (8.16%) CSS3
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.08%) WPF
11 2 (4.08%) WinForms
11 2 (4.08%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) AIX
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Quality Management
3 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.20%) Logistics
4 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Time Management
4 5 (10.20%) Web Usability
5 4 (8.16%) Release Management
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) OO
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.12%) UML
6 3 (6.12%) System Testing
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) C#
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Korn
3 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISEB
2 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
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