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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 74 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.14% 7.40% 3.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.32% 55.22% 46.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 30
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
94 134 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.30% 13.40% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 99 57
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) Software Testing
3 25 (29.41%) Degree
4 22 (25.88%) ISTQB
4 22 (25.88%) Finance
4 22 (25.88%) Scrum
5 20 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 19 (22.35%) ISEB
7 17 (20.00%) Selenium
8 15 (17.65%) Windows
9 14 (16.47%) C++
9 14 (16.47%) Java
9 14 (16.47%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
10 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.29%) Open Source
10 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
10 13 (15.29%) Project Management
10 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
11 12 (14.12%) Perl
11 12 (14.12%) RAD
12 11 (12.94%) Change Control
13 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
13 10 (11.76%) VoIP
13 10 (11.76%) WAN
14 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.59%) Avaya
14 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
14 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
14 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 10 (11.76%) VoIP
2 10 (11.76%) WAN
3 8 (9.41%) VLAN
3 8 (9.41%) H.323
3 8 (9.41%) RTP
3 8 (9.41%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Selenium
2 8 (9.41%) FogBugz
3 7 (8.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (8.24%) Ranorex
4 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.35%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Mocha
6 1 (1.18%) WatiN
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Legal
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Law
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Analyst
2 28 (32.94%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Software Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Test Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) QA Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 5 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.35%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) JDBC
4 1 (1.18%) JSP
4 1 (1.18%) Servlets
4 1 (1.18%) Struts
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Spring
4 1 (1.18%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Open Source
2 9 (10.59%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) PMI
4 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Online Games
5 1 (1.18%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.94%) Software Testing
3 22 (25.88%) Scrum
4 20 (23.53%) Automation Testing
5 14 (16.47%) Risk Analysis
5 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
6 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
6 13 (15.29%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) RAD
8 11 (12.94%) Change Control
9 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.59%) Manual Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Time Management
11 6 (7.06%) ITIL
11 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
12 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Test Management
12 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) C++
1 14 (16.47%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) Perl
3 8 (9.41%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) Ruby
5 3 (3.53%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 22 (25.88%) ISTQB
3 19 (22.35%) ISEB
4 8 (9.41%) MCITP
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.41%) CCNA
4 8 (9.41%) MCSE
5 5 (5.88%) PMP
5 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Avaya
1 9 (10.59%) VMware
2 8 (9.41%) Cisco
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) TSYS
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.18%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, pension and private healthcar
Posted: 7 days ago