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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 139 57 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.07% 5.67% 7.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.92% 59.38% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 106 46 48
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £40,000 £59,525
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
240 96 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.11% 9.55% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 172 72 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 129 (57.59%) Finance
2 100 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (31.25%) Java
4 64 (28.57%) C#
5 57 (25.45%) SDLC
6 51 (22.77%) Software Testing
7 45 (20.09%) SQL
8 44 (19.64%) Degree
9 39 (17.41%) Selenium
9 39 (17.41%) Microsoft
9 39 (17.41%) ISEB
10 36 (16.07%) Test Automation
11 34 (15.18%) Automated Testing
12 33 (14.73%) Legal
13 32 (14.29%) ISTQB
14 30 (13.39%) TDD
15 29 (12.95%) JIRA
15 29 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 29 (12.95%) Ranorex
16 28 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (12.05%) .NET
17 27 (12.05%) Test Scripting
18 26 (11.61%) Marketing
19 24 (10.71%) Manual Testing
20 23 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (9.82%) Project Management
21 22 (9.82%) SQL Server
21 22 (9.82%) Windows
21 22 (9.82%) MS Excel
22 21 (9.38%) Validation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 8 (3.57%) CICS
2 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) JBoss
3 2 (0.89%) Apache
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.48%) MS Office
3 5 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.70%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Financials
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (3.57%) Oracle TCA
6 7 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.89%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.91%) DB2
3 10 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.57%) Pentaho
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 8 (3.57%) DataStage
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.34%) OLAP
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.34%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (17.41%) Selenium
2 29 (12.95%) JIRA
2 29 (12.95%) Ranorex
3 20 (8.93%) HP UFT
4 15 (6.70%) LoadRunner
5 10 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 8 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (3.57%) TestComplete
7 7 (3.13%) SilkTest
7 7 (3.13%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.23%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.79%) Maven
9 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.79%) JUnit
10 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.34%) NeoLoad
General
1 129 (57.59%) Finance
2 33 (14.73%) Legal
3 26 (11.61%) Marketing
4 10 (4.46%) Retail
5 9 (4.02%) Back Office
6 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.79%) Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Publishing
7 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Polish Language
7 4 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.79%) Swedish Language
8 2 (0.89%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (33.48%) Analyst
2 53 (23.66%) Developer
3 35 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 27 (12.05%) Tester
5 22 (9.82%) QA Analyst
6 17 (7.59%) Architect
7 15 (6.70%) Team Leader
8 13 (5.80%) Business Analyst
8 13 (5.80%) Designer
9 12 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (5.36%) Instructional Designer
10 11 (4.91%) QA Leader
11 10 (4.46%) Automation Tester
11 10 (4.46%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Automation Analyst
12 9 (4.02%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Mainframe Developer
14 7 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Developer
14 7 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
14 7 (3.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.05%) .NET
2 19 (8.48%) HTML
3 15 (6.70%) XML
4 10 (4.46%) CSS
5 7 (3.13%) WinForms
5 7 (3.13%) WPF
5 7 (3.13%) HTML5
6 6 (2.68%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.68%) jQuery
6 6 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.79%) Web Services
7 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.34%) Spring
8 3 (1.34%) J2EE
8 3 (1.34%) SOAP
9 2 (0.89%) WCF
9 2 (0.89%) Velocity
9 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.38%) E-Learning
2 20 (8.93%) Learning Management System
3 18 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.70%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (4.91%) User Experience
8 10 (4.46%) Mobile App
8 10 (4.46%) SCORM
9 9 (4.02%) Mainframe
10 8 (3.57%) VSAM
10 8 (3.57%) Credit Risk
11 5 (2.23%) Replication
12 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.34%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (0.89%) Social Media
14 2 (0.89%) DTV
15 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.82%) Windows
2 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
2 5 (2.23%) Windows Vista
3 4 (1.79%) UNIX
4 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.45%) SDLC
3 51 (22.77%) Software Testing
4 36 (16.07%) Test Automation
5 34 (15.18%) Automated Testing
6 30 (13.39%) TDD
7 28 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (12.05%) Test Scripting
9 24 (10.71%) Manual Testing
10 23 (10.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (9.82%) Project Management
12 21 (9.38%) Validation
13 20 (8.93%) Automation Testing
14 19 (8.48%) Scrum
15 17 (7.59%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (7.59%) Waterfall
16 15 (6.70%) Performance Management
16 15 (6.70%) Regression Testing
17 13 (5.80%) Unit Testing
17 13 (5.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.25%) Java
2 64 (28.57%) C#
3 45 (20.09%) SQL
4 11 (4.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.02%) C++
5 9 (4.02%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.57%) COBOL
6 8 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) VB
8 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (19.64%) Degree
2 39 (17.41%) ISEB
3 32 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 29 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.57%) PMP
6 6 (2.68%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.89%) MBA
8 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.89%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.04%) Oracle
3 5 (2.23%) Pegasus
4 3 (1.34%) IBM
4 3 (1.34%) New Relic
5 2 (0.89%) Blue Coat
5 2 (0.89%) F5
5 2 (0.89%) Tableau
5 2 (0.89%) Apple
5 2 (0.89%) Citrix
5 2 (0.89%) Juniper
5 2 (0.89%) SAP
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.45%) HP
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
6 1 (0.45%) Google
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standard
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + likely extensions
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Private Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Point Solutions
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
University of Nottingham
Salary: £28,695 - 37,394 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago