The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 39 78 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.02% 8.02% 3.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.32% 74.29% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 32
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -17.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
76 105 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.84% 10.80% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 60 72 60
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Nottinghamshire

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 1 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
1 14 (21.54%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Scrum
4 11 (16.92%) Finance
4 11 (16.92%) C++
4 11 (16.92%) Selenium
4 11 (16.92%) Automation Testing
5 10 (15.38%) HTML
5 10 (15.38%) Project Management
6 9 (13.85%) Perl
7 8 (12.31%) SQL
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.31%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
8 7 (10.77%) Multivariate Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Mocha
8 7 (10.77%) Jasmine
8 7 (10.77%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
8 7 (10.77%) Degree
8 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL
9 6 (9.23%) Time Management
9 6 (9.23%) Change Control
10 5 (7.69%) Test Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LAN
1 1 (1.54%) VoIP
1 1 (1.54%) WAN
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Selenium
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Mocha
2 7 (10.77%) Jasmine
3 5 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (6.15%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.54%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.54%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Test Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Tester
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
4 10 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.38%) HTML
2 8 (12.31%) CSS
3 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 2 (3.08%) JSON
5 2 (3.08%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.08%) JDBC
5 2 (3.08%) JSP
5 2 (3.08%) Servlets
5 2 (3.08%) SOAP
5 2 (3.08%) Struts
5 2 (3.08%) .NET
5 2 (3.08%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) jQuery
5 2 (3.08%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) CSS3
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.54%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) PMI
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.54%) Informatics
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Scrum
3 11 (16.92%) Automation Testing
4 10 (15.38%) Project Management
5 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.77%) Multivariate Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Manual Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 6 (9.23%) Time Management
7 6 (9.23%) Change Control
8 5 (7.69%) Test Management
8 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) C++
3 9 (13.85%) Perl
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) ISEB
2 7 (10.77%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) PMP
4 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CBAP
5 1 (1.54%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) P3O
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) IBM
2 4 (6.15%) TSYS
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Avaya
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive + bonus, pension and private healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £8,000 per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £55,000 basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago