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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.72% 4.54% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.62% 40.43% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 10
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -11.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £48,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
113 94 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.19% 11.23% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84 80 46
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £31,250 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +7 5 £35,000 -14.63%
Loughborough +2 3 £32,500 -2.25%
Lutterworth - 2 £42,500 - 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Performance Management
4 12 (37.50%) DevOps
5 11 (34.38%) Release Management
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
8 7 (21.88%) Retail
9 6 (18.75%) Business Development
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Change Management
9 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) ISEB
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) OWASP
10 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) OOD
10 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Configuration Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Release Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) WPF
3 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
3 3 (9.38%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps
3 11 (34.38%) Release Management
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Business Development
5 6 (18.75%) OWASP
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 4 (12.50%) OOD
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Android Development
6 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Sage
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Pegasus
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago