The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 41 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.53% 4.02% 5.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.28% 39.42% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 44
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
123 104 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.09% 10.21% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 76
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Salary Trend in Nottingham

QA
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

1 103 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (50.00%) Finance
3 57 (34.34%) Java
4 56 (33.73%) SDLC
5 49 (29.52%) C#
6 35 (21.08%) Test Scripting
7 32 (19.28%) Electronic Trading
8 31 (18.67%) Test Automation
9 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
9 30 (18.07%) Degree
10 28 (16.87%) Functional Testing
11 24 (14.46%) ISEB
12 21 (12.65%) SQL
12 21 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (12.65%) Ranorex
13 20 (12.05%) ISTQB
14 17 (10.24%) TDD
15 16 (9.64%) Project Management
16 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.04%) JIRA
17 14 (8.43%) Windows
18 13 (7.83%) CSS
18 13 (7.83%) .NET
18 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
18 13 (7.83%) Automation Testing
18 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
19 12 (7.23%) SharePoint
19 12 (7.23%) Scrum

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.82%) CICS
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.81%) IIS
4 3 (1.81%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (6.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (6.02%) MS Office
3 6 (3.61%) MS Project
3 6 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle TCA
2 3 (1.81%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) DNS
1 3 (1.81%) SSH
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.82%) DataStage
1 8 (4.82%) DB2
1 8 (4.82%) Pentaho
1 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) MySQL
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (12.65%) Ranorex
2 15 (9.04%) JIRA
3 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.42%) Selenium
5 7 (4.22%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.01%) Gradle
6 5 (3.01%) Subversion
6 5 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.81%) MSI
8 3 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.60%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.60%) JUnit
10 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 83 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Marketing
3 9 (5.42%) Legal
4 5 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (34.34%) Developer
2 48 (28.92%) Analyst
3 28 (16.87%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Test Analyst
5 23 (13.86%) C# Developer
6 21 (12.65%) Developer in Test
7 19 (11.45%) Tester
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.83%) QA Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Automation Tester
10 10 (6.02%) Lead Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Test Automation Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Test Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Automation Analyst
12 8 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (4.22%) Data Analyst
14 6 (3.61%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.83%) .NET
1 13 (7.83%) CSS
2 11 (6.63%) HTML
3 8 (4.82%) Web Services
4 5 (3.01%) CSS3
4 5 (3.01%) HTML5
4 5 (3.01%) JSON
5 4 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.41%) XML
6 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.81%) SOAP
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.20%) jQuery
7 2 (1.20%) REST
7 2 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.42%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (5.42%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.82%) VSAM
5 7 (4.22%) Credit Risk
5 7 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.01%) NHS
7 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.81%) Life Science
9 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.20%) Social Media
9 2 (1.20%) Statistics
9 2 (1.20%) User Experience
10 1 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.60%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.43%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Android
2 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (33.73%) SDLC
3 35 (21.08%) Test Scripting
4 32 (19.28%) Electronic Trading
5 31 (18.67%) Test Automation
6 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
7 28 (16.87%) Functional Testing
8 21 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (10.24%) TDD
10 16 (9.64%) Project Management
11 13 (7.83%) Automation Testing
12 12 (7.23%) Scrum
13 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.02%) Mentoring
13 10 (6.02%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.02%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
14 9 (5.42%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (5.42%) Regression Testing
14 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.34%) Java
2 49 (29.52%) C#
3 21 (12.65%) SQL
4 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.82%) COBOL
6 5 (3.01%) PHP
6 5 (3.01%) Python
6 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.81%) Groovy
8 3 (1.81%) Perl
8 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (18.07%) Degree
2 24 (14.46%) ISEB
3 20 (12.05%) ISTQB
4 12 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.20%) APMP
5 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.41%) SEPA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.42%) IBM
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle
4 2 (1.20%) Apple
5 1 (0.60%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) Kronos
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
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