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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.87% 2.72% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.42% 28.40% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
111 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.52% 9.57% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88 70 62
Average salary £44,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Loughborough +8 9 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Leicester +23 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Lutterworth - 7 - - 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 19 (43.18%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) Degree
6 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
7 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
8 12 (27.27%) DevOps
9 11 (25.00%) Release Management
10 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (20.45%) Line Management
11 9 (20.45%) Coaching
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (18.18%) TDD
12 8 (18.18%) Retail
12 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
12 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.91%) Sage
13 7 (15.91%) CRM
13 7 (15.91%) HTML
13 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) Change Management
13 7 (15.91%) HTML5
13 7 (15.91%) Sage 200
13 7 (15.91%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (15.91%) Sage 200
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Selenium
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
2 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Configuration Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.45%) .NET Team Leader
3 8 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Release Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Configuration Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) QA Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) CRM Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) HTML5
2 7 (15.91%) WCF
2 7 (15.91%) WPF
2 7 (15.91%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.55%) COM
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 12 (27.27%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) Release Management
4 9 (20.45%) Line Management
4 9 (20.45%) Coaching
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 7 (15.91%) CRM
6 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Business Development
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) OWASP
7 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
9 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Sage
3 2 (4.55%) Pegasus
Loughborough, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £192.38 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £201.75 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 11 days ago
Loughborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago