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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.23% 2.26% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.40% 17.02% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 25
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £97,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
86 94 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.46% 13.26% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 61 80
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £19,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +7 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Loughborough -6 8 £37,500 -14.28%
Coalville - 3 £40,000 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
2 12 (26.09%) Manual Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
4 9 (19.57%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Retail
5 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) SAP
7 6 (13.04%) C#
7 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Document Management
8 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
8 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.87%) Windows
8 5 (10.87%) OOP
8 5 (10.87%) Selenium
8 5 (10.87%) V-Model
9 4 (8.70%) Test Management
9 4 (8.70%) System Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
9 4 (8.70%) Mobile App

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%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) Yammer
2 1 (2.17%) AdWords
2 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) HP UFT
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) QA Leader
2 10 (21.74%) QA Manager
2 10 (21.74%) Software Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Software QA Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Testing Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.70%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Junior
7 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) COM
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
2 12 (26.09%) Manual Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 9 (19.57%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Document Management
8 5 (10.87%) MVC
8 5 (10.87%) OOP
8 5 (10.87%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.87%) V-Model
9 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) System Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) Apple Swift
3 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) HP
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Infor
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Optimizely
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
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