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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 48 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.50% 4.92% 3.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 56.67% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £29,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
112 90 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.50% 8.68% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 53
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £26,654
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (45.98%) Degree
2 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) Scrum
4 28 (32.18%) Selenium
5 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
5 22 (25.29%) .NET
6 21 (24.14%) ISEB
7 20 (22.99%) SQL
8 18 (20.69%) C#
8 18 (20.69%) Windows
8 18 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 17 (19.54%) Project Management
10 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
10 15 (17.24%) Cisco
10 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (16.09%) Automation Testing
11 14 (16.09%) Finance
12 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (14.94%) Java
12 13 (14.94%) Marketing
13 12 (13.79%) Wireshark
13 12 (13.79%) Analytics
13 12 (13.79%) V-Model
13 12 (13.79%) Open Source
13 12 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
14 11 (12.64%) TDD
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (12.64%) Active Directory

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) Mingle
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 12 (13.79%) Wireshark
2 10 (11.49%) VoIP
2 10 (11.49%) WAN
2 10 (11.49%) DHCP
2 10 (11.49%) RTP
2 10 (11.49%) H.323
2 10 (11.49%) VLAN
3 2 (2.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 8 (9.20%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Selenium
2 12 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (11.49%) FogBugz
4 9 (10.34%) Ranorex
5 6 (6.90%) TestComplete
6 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.60%) NUnit
6 4 (4.60%) CruiseControl
6 4 (4.60%) Subversion
7 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.30%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.15%) Appium
9 1 (1.15%) WatiN
9 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 14 (16.09%) Finance
3 13 (14.94%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Tester
3 17 (19.54%) Test Analyst
4 15 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Insight Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Junior
8 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.75%) WCF
3 4 (4.60%) LINQ
3 4 (4.60%) Mono for Android
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.15%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.15%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) CGI
6 1 (1.15%) Ajax
6 1 (1.15%) JSON
6 1 (1.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Open Source
2 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.49%) Mathematics
4 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.90%) Statistics
6 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.30%) Clustering
8 2 (2.30%) PMI
8 2 (2.30%) DTV
9 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
9 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Scrum
3 18 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 17 (19.54%) Project Management
5 14 (16.09%) Automation Testing
6 12 (13.79%) Analytics
6 12 (13.79%) V-Model
7 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
7 11 (12.64%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (12.64%) RAD
7 11 (12.64%) TDD
8 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.20%) Marketing Analytics
10 8 (9.20%) MapReduce
10 8 (9.20%) Performance Management
10 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) Workflow Management
10 8 (9.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 18 (20.69%) C#
3 13 (14.94%) Java
4 8 (9.20%) Python
4 8 (9.20%) R
5 6 (6.90%) VBA
5 6 (6.90%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) ABAP
8 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (45.98%) Degree
2 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
3 21 (24.14%) ISEB
4 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (11.49%) MCSE
6 10 (11.49%) CCNA
6 10 (11.49%) MCITP
7 4 (4.60%) VCP4
8 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.45%) CCIE
8 3 (3.45%) CCNP
8 3 (3.45%) PMP
8 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.15%) MBA
10 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 10 (11.49%) Avaya
2 10 (11.49%) VMware
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) Juniper
4 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
4 5 (5.75%) F5
5 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.30%) New Relic
7 1 (1.15%) Tableau
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle
7 1 (1.15%) IBM
7 1 (1.15%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UST Global
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Trent Uni
Salary: From £22,685 to £25,513 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Up to £14,200 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000.0000 - £46000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Boots
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago