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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 2.44% 3.77% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 42.86% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Lincolnshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 9.76% 8.81% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 7
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Lincoln +8 2 £35,000 -12.50%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT