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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 0.82% 1.43% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 14.29% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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 Lincolnshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 6.56% 10.00% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 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
Lincoln +8 1 £23,500 -32.85%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) TestNG
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TestNG
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Author
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) B2B
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Delphi
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB