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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 65 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.65% 5.08% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.78% 56.03% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 16
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £30,200 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
87 116 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.21% 9.07% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 76 43
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -18 29 £34,500 -13.75% 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.45%) Degree
3 34 (38.20%) Software Testing
4 28 (31.46%) Scrum
5 26 (29.21%) ISTQB
6 24 (26.97%) Selenium
7 23 (25.84%) Automation Testing
8 21 (23.60%) Windows
9 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
9 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
10 19 (21.35%) RAD
10 19 (21.35%) Open Source
11 18 (20.22%) Finance
12 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
12 17 (19.10%) VoIP
12 17 (19.10%) WAN
12 17 (19.10%) Risk Analysis
12 17 (19.10%) Wireshark
13 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
13 16 (17.98%) ISEB
13 16 (17.98%) Avaya
13 16 (17.98%) Java
13 16 (17.98%) VMware
14 15 (16.85%) H.323
14 15 (16.85%) CCNA
14 15 (16.85%) C#
14 15 (16.85%) MCSE
14 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (16.85%) RTP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.12%) Mingle
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.10%) VoIP
2 17 (19.10%) WAN
2 17 (19.10%) Wireshark
3 15 (16.85%) RTP
3 15 (16.85%) H.323
3 15 (16.85%) VLAN
3 15 (16.85%) DHCP
4 3 (3.37%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) Internet
5 2 (2.25%) HTTP
6 1 (1.12%) DNS
6 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Selenium
2 15 (16.85%) FogBugz
3 9 (10.11%) Ranorex
4 8 (8.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.25%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.25%) NUnit
6 2 (2.25%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) WatiN
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Appium
General
1 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.22%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Legal
4 6 (6.74%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (43.82%) Tester
2 27 (30.34%) Analyst
3 25 (28.09%) Software Tester
4 10 (11.24%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) QA Tester
5 9 (10.11%) QA Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) QA Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.62%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Architect
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (2.25%) Automated Test Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) .NET
2 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.25%) WCF
4 2 (2.25%) LINQ
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) Mono for Android
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) COM
5 1 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.12%) CGI
5 1 (1.12%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Open Source
2 17 (19.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) PMI
7 2 (2.25%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.12%) Online Games
8 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Software Testing
3 28 (31.46%) Scrum
4 23 (25.84%) Automation Testing
5 19 (21.35%) RAD
6 17 (19.10%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.36%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.11%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Project Management
9 8 (8.99%) TDD
10 7 (7.87%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Change Control
11 5 (5.62%) Analytics
11 5 (5.62%) V-Model
11 5 (5.62%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Identity Management
11 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) Java
2 15 (16.85%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) C++
3 11 (12.36%) Perl
4 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 7 (7.87%) Ruby
5 3 (3.37%) VB
6 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.12%) ABAP
7 1 (1.12%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) R
7 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (40.45%) Degree
2 26 (29.21%) ISTQB
3 16 (17.98%) ISEB
4 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (16.85%) MCSE
4 15 (16.85%) CCNA
4 15 (16.85%) MCITP
5 3 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.25%) PMP
6 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Avaya
1 16 (17.98%) VMware
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
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