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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 37 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.55% 6.02% 3.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.19% 52.42% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 55 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,100 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
94 124 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.55% 11.48% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 103 48
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) Degree
3 27 (30.68%) Software Testing
4 26 (29.55%) ISTQB
5 25 (28.41%) Scrum
6 24 (27.27%) Finance
7 23 (26.14%) Automation Testing
8 20 (22.73%) ISEB
9 19 (21.59%) Selenium
10 18 (20.45%) Windows
11 17 (19.32%) Risk Analysis
12 16 (18.18%) Open Source
12 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 15 (17.05%) Project Management
13 15 (17.05%) RAD
14 14 (15.91%) C++
14 14 (15.91%) Waterfall
15 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
15 13 (14.77%) Java
15 13 (14.77%) VoIP
15 13 (14.77%) WAN
16 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
16 12 (13.64%) Avaya
16 12 (13.64%) Perl
16 12 (13.64%) VMware
16 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
16 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
17 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
17 11 (12.50%) Change Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.14%) Mingle
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.77%) Wireshark
2 13 (14.77%) VoIP
2 13 (14.77%) WAN
3 11 (12.50%) RTP
3 11 (12.50%) VLAN
3 11 (12.50%) DHCP
3 11 (12.50%) H.323
4 2 (2.27%) LAN
4 2 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) SAN
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
5 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Selenium
2 11 (12.50%) FogBugz
3 7 (7.95%) Ranorex
4 6 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.14%) WatiN
7 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.14%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.14%) Mocha
7 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.95%) Legal
4 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Analyst
2 33 (37.50%) Tester
3 23 (26.14%) Software Tester
4 14 (15.91%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.68%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.68%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.41%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.41%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Open Source
2 12 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) PMI
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Social Media
6 1 (1.14%) Online Games
6 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) Software Testing
3 25 (28.41%) Scrum
4 23 (26.14%) Automation Testing
5 17 (19.32%) Risk Analysis
6 15 (17.05%) Project Management
6 15 (17.05%) RAD
7 14 (15.91%) Waterfall
8 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 11 (12.50%) Change Control
9 11 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
11 8 (9.09%) Time Management
12 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.82%) Coaching
13 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
14 5 (5.68%) ITIL
14 5 (5.68%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) C++
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 12 (13.64%) Perl
4 8 (9.09%) C#
5 7 (7.95%) Ruby
6 6 (6.82%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VBScript
8 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Degree
2 26 (29.55%) ISTQB
3 20 (22.73%) ISEB
4 11 (12.50%) MCITP
4 11 (12.50%) MCSE
4 11 (12.50%) CCNA
4 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.82%) PMP
5 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Avaya
1 12 (13.64%) VMware
2 11 (12.50%) Cisco
3 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) IBM
4 4 (4.55%) TSYS
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
InspHire Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago