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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.80% 2.49% 3.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.67% 20.69% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 31
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £97,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
101 87 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.68% 12.03% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 55 91
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +10 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Loughborough - 7 £37,500 -
Coalville - 2 £40,000 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Manual Testing
3 11 (23.91%) MVC
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Objective-C
4 10 (21.74%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) OOD
4 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
4 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
4 10 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
4 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
5 9 (19.57%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) OOP
6 8 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.22%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Android
9 5 (10.87%) User Experience
10 4 (8.70%) Document Management
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.70%) Management Information System

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 2 (4.35%) CMS
1 2 (4.35%) Joomla!
1 2 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) AdWords
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) OLTP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Website Optimizer
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) QA Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Applications Developer
3 10 (21.74%) iOS Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (21.74%) QA Leader
3 10 (21.74%) Software Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Software QA Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Testing Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Junior
4 6 (13.04%) Junior Applications Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Junior iOS Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Customer Services Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.70%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.17%) COM
5 1 (2.17%) CSS3
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.87%) User Experience
4 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.52%) Social Media
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.35%) Replication
7 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.87%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Manual Testing
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
3 10 (21.74%) iOS Development
3 10 (21.74%) OOD
4 8 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (17.39%) OOP
5 7 (15.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.70%) Document Management
7 4 (8.70%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
1 10 (21.74%) C#
1 10 (21.74%) Objective-C
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Optimizely
3 1 (2.17%) Infor
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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