The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 1.48% 2.86% 0.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 42.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Lincolnshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 1.48% 6.67% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

QA
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Lincolnshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

QA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT

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Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) TickIT
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001