The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 141 129 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 13.19% 10.23% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.21% 51.39% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130 98 42
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
198 251 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 18.52% 19.90% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 159 168 70
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Nottingham region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 113 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 94 (40.17%) SDLC
4 69 (29.49%) DevOps
5 68 (29.06%) C#
6 64 (27.35%) Finance
7 60 (25.64%) Automated Testing
8 56 (23.93%) Test Automation
9 50 (21.37%) Java
10 49 (20.94%) SQL
11 42 (17.95%) Oracle
12 40 (17.09%) Degree
13 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 38 (16.24%) .NET
15 37 (15.81%) Release Management
16 34 (14.53%) Line Management
16 34 (14.53%) Unix
17 33 (14.10%) JavaScript
18 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
19 29 (12.39%) ISEB
20 28 (11.97%) Functional Testing
21 27 (11.54%) Mentoring
21 27 (11.54%) JIRA
22 26 (11.11%) Linux
22 26 (11.11%) E-Commerce
22 26 (11.11%) TDD
22 26 (11.11%) Scrum
23 25 (10.68%) Selenium
24 24 (10.26%) Node.js
24 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.42%) JBoss
3 7 (2.99%) Apache
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.28%) IIS
5 3 (1.28%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 16 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle Cash Management
5 7 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.28%) IaaS
2 3 (1.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) Internet
2 5 (2.14%) Extranet
2 5 (2.14%) Intranet
3 4 (1.71%) MRTG
3 4 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.99%) MySQL
3 6 (2.56%) DB2
3 6 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.54%) JIRA
2 25 (10.68%) Selenium
3 20 (8.55%) Cucumber
3 20 (8.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.98%) Ranorex
6 10 (4.27%) TestDirector
6 10 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.99%) Calabash
8 6 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.14%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.71%) JMeter
10 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.71%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.28%) Appium
11 3 (1.28%) Subversion
12 2 (0.85%) CasperJS
12 2 (0.85%) NUnit
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (27.35%) Finance
2 24 (10.26%) Retail
3 16 (6.84%) Back Office
4 13 (5.56%) Publishing
5 6 (2.56%) Marketing
6 5 (2.14%) Billing
6 5 (2.14%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.28%) Local Government
7 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Banking
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (19.66%) Analyst
2 31 (13.25%) Developer
3 24 (10.26%) QA Engineer
4 23 (9.83%) Test Analyst
5 22 (9.40%) Software Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) Tester
6 13 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 11 (4.70%) QA Manager
8 11 (4.70%) QA Specialist
9 10 (4.27%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Software Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Development Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) Software Development Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Software Manager
11 8 (3.42%) Architect
11 8 (3.42%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Penetration Tester
11 8 (3.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.24%) .NET
2 24 (10.26%) Node.js
3 20 (8.55%) HTML
4 18 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.84%) XML
6 13 (5.56%) Web Services
7 11 (4.70%) CSS
8 9 (3.85%) Gherkin
9 8 (3.42%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.42%) Apache Axis
9 8 (3.42%) J2EE
10 7 (2.99%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.99%) jQuery
11 6 (2.56%) HTML5
11 6 (2.56%) SOAP
11 6 (2.56%) WCF
12 5 (2.14%) EJB
12 5 (2.14%) JDBC
12 5 (2.14%) JSF
12 5 (2.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.42%) CESG
3 8 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.71%) Internet of Things
5 4 (1.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.71%) VLE
6 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.28%) CMDB
7 2 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.43%) Fintech
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.53%) Unix
2 26 (11.11%) Linux
3 20 (8.55%) Windows
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (1.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 94 (40.17%) SDLC
4 69 (29.49%) DevOps
5 60 (25.64%) Automated Testing
6 56 (23.93%) Test Automation
7 37 (15.81%) Release Management
8 34 (14.53%) Line Management
9 28 (11.97%) Functional Testing
10 27 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 26 (11.11%) Scrum
11 26 (11.11%) TDD
12 23 (9.83%) Manual Testing
12 23 (9.83%) OO
13 21 (8.97%) Software Testing
14 20 (8.55%) Test Scripting
15 19 (8.12%) Software Delivery
15 19 (8.12%) Technical Architecture
15 19 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.06%) C#
2 50 (21.37%) Java
3 49 (20.94%) SQL
4 33 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.83%) C++
6 21 (8.97%) C
6 21 (8.97%) Python
7 18 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.56%) Ruby
9 12 (5.13%) Perl
10 10 (4.27%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.85%) PHP
12 4 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) Scala
14 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (17.09%) Degree
2 29 (12.39%) ISEB
3 23 (9.83%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (4.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 10 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.42%) CEH
5 8 (3.42%) CREST Certified
5 8 (3.42%) OSCP
5 8 (3.42%) OSWP
6 3 (1.28%) APMP
6 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.28%) PMP
7 2 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.28%) SEPA
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) KVM
3 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (8.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.71%) Ganglia
2 4 (1.71%) Nagios
3 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (17.95%) Oracle
2 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.84%) HP
4 7 (2.99%) EMC
4 7 (2.99%) NetApp
4 7 (2.99%) VMware
5 5 (2.14%) IBM
6 4 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.28%) BMC
7 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco
7 3 (1.28%) Citrix
7 3 (1.28%) FXall
7 3 (1.28%) Juniper
8 2 (0.85%) Facebook
8 2 (0.85%) Google
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago