The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Nottinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 89 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.44% 7.65% 3.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.19% 65.44% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 35
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
86 136 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.78% 11.69% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 74
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
East Midlands

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -36 35 £35,000 +4.47% 4
Mansfield -3 2 £17,000 -48.48%
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (21.74%) ISEB
2 14 (20.29%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
3 12 (17.39%) Selenium
4 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
4 11 (15.94%) C++
4 11 (15.94%) HTML
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
5 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) Finance
6 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Degree
6 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.04%) Perl
6 9 (13.04%) CSS
7 8 (11.59%) SQL
7 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.14%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.14%) System Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Jasmine
8 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
8 7 (10.14%) Multivariate Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Mocha
8 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.70%) C#
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL
9 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.70%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Selenium
2 7 (10.14%) Jasmine
2 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Mocha
3 5 (7.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (5.80%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.45%) Maven
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Test Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Tester
4 11 (15.94%) QA Analyst
4 11 (15.94%) Software Tester
4 11 (15.94%) Developer
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) HTML
2 9 (13.04%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.35%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) JSON
4 3 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.90%) JDBC
5 2 (2.90%) JSP
5 2 (2.90%) Servlets
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) Struts
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.90%) Spring
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
6 1 (1.45%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) PMI
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) NHS
2 2 (2.90%) Open Source
2 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.45%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Informatics
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
2 11 (15.94%) Automation Testing
3 10 (14.49%) Project Management
3 10 (14.49%) Scrum
4 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.14%) Manual Testing
6 7 (10.14%) System Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Multivariate Testing
6 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Time Management
8 5 (7.25%) Test Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Control
8 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
2 11 (15.94%) C++
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.04%) Perl
4 8 (11.59%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) ISEB
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.80%) PMP
4 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CBAP
6 1 (1.45%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) P3O
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) TSYS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.45%) HP
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