The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 45 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 69 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.38% 5.15% 2.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 46.62% 44.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 19
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
QA
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
99 148 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.03% 11.04% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 118 46
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,000 £20,042
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £48,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

QA
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region.

QA Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

QA
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -4 51 £37,500 +4.89% 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) Degree
3 30 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 27 (29.03%) ISTQB
5 26 (27.96%) Scrum
6 24 (25.81%) Finance
7 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
8 20 (21.51%) Windows
8 20 (21.51%) ISEB
9 19 (20.43%) Selenium
10 18 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
11 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
12 16 (17.20%) RAD
12 16 (17.20%) Open Source
13 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
13 15 (16.13%) Java
13 15 (16.13%) Project Management
14 14 (15.05%) C++
14 14 (15.05%) VoIP
14 14 (15.05%) WAN
14 14 (15.05%) Wireshark
15 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
15 13 (13.98%) Avaya
15 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
15 13 (13.98%) VMware
16 12 (12.90%) H.323
16 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
2 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.08%) Mingle
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.05%) VoIP
2 14 (15.05%) WAN
2 14 (15.05%) Wireshark
3 12 (12.90%) RTP
3 12 (12.90%) H.323
3 12 (12.90%) VLAN
3 12 (12.90%) DHCP
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Selenium
2 12 (12.90%) FogBugz
3 7 (7.53%) Ranorex
4 6 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.08%) JIRA
8 1 (1.08%) WatiN
8 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.08%) Mocha
8 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.53%) Legal
4 6 (6.45%) Marketing
5 4 (4.30%) Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Law
7 2 (2.15%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.08%) Retail
8 1 (1.08%) Advertising
8 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (40.86%) Analyst
2 37 (39.78%) Tester
3 25 (26.88%) Software Tester
4 15 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) QA Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) QA Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) QA Tester
7 7 (7.53%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Tester
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Tester
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
12 2 (2.15%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.15%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Gherkin
2 5 (5.38%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) XML
4 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.08%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.08%) jQuery
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Open Source
2 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
3 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) PMI
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Statistics
6 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Online Games
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 26 (27.96%) Scrum
4 22 (23.66%) Automation Testing
5 18 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
6 16 (17.20%) RAD
7 15 (16.13%) Project Management
7 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 11 (11.83%) Manual Testing
8 11 (11.83%) Change Control
9 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Time Management
11 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.45%) Coaching
13 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
13 5 (5.38%) ITIL
13 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) Java
2 14 (15.05%) C++
3 12 (12.90%) Perl
4 9 (9.68%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) Ruby
6 6 (6.45%) SQL
7 3 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Degree
2 27 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 20 (21.51%) ISEB
4 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.90%) MCITP
4 12 (12.90%) MCSE
4 12 (12.90%) CCNA
5 6 (6.45%) PMP
5 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) CBAP
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
1 2 (2.15%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
1 13 (13.98%) Avaya
1 13 (13.98%) VMware
2 12 (12.90%) Cisco
3 4 (4.30%) IBM
3 4 (4.30%) TSYS
4 1 (1.08%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
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