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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 62 36
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -26
Permanent jobs citing QA 115 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.03% 3.51% 5.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.54% 46.99% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 95 32 47
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,900 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £40,000 £46,000
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
181 83 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.21% 7.47% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 134 63 83
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +35 109 £40,000 +16.95% 10
Retford - 3 £32,500 -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 87 (46.28%) Finance
2 74 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (25.53%) SQL
4 46 (24.47%) Degree
5 43 (22.87%) C#
5 43 (22.87%) Java
6 39 (20.74%) Selenium
7 37 (19.68%) ISEB
8 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 36 (19.15%) Automated Testing
8 36 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 34 (18.09%) .NET
10 30 (15.96%) SDLC
11 29 (15.43%) TDD
12 28 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (13.83%) Marketing
14 25 (13.30%) Test Scripting
15 23 (12.23%) Project Management
16 22 (11.70%) SQL Server
16 22 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (11.70%) Windows
16 22 (11.70%) ISTQB
16 22 (11.70%) Manual Testing
16 22 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 21 (11.17%) MS Office
17 21 (11.17%) HP UFT
18 19 (10.11%) MS Excel
18 19 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (10.11%) Scrum
18 19 (10.11%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (3.72%) CICS
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.60%) SAS
4 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (11.17%) MS Office
2 19 (10.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (5.32%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (4.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (2.66%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.06%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Internet
1 4 (2.13%) NetScaler
1 4 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) DB2
3 7 (3.72%) DataStage
3 7 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.72%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.66%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (2.66%) Big Data
4 5 (2.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.60%) OLAP
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (20.74%) Selenium
2 21 (11.17%) HP UFT
3 18 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.57%) Ranorex
4 14 (7.45%) LoadRunner
5 13 (6.91%) TestComplete
6 11 (5.85%) JIRA
7 7 (3.72%) Bugzilla
7 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.72%) SilkTest
8 6 (3.19%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (2.66%) NeoLoad
10 4 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.13%) NUnit
11 3 (1.60%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 87 (46.28%) Finance
2 26 (13.83%) Marketing
3 17 (9.04%) Legal
4 10 (5.32%) Retail
5 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.19%) Publishing
7 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.13%) Electronics
7 4 (2.13%) Polish Language
7 4 (2.13%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.13%) Swedish Language
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (35.64%) Analyst
2 31 (16.49%) Developer
3 30 (15.96%) Test Analyst
4 19 (10.11%) QA Analyst
5 17 (9.04%) Tester
6 16 (8.51%) Architect
7 11 (5.85%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.26%) Designer
9 8 (4.26%) QA Leader
10 7 (3.72%) Mainframe Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Junior
10 7 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.72%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Instructional Designer
10 7 (3.72%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.19%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.19%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (3.19%) Automation Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.09%) .NET
2 17 (9.04%) HTML
3 10 (5.32%) XML
4 8 (4.26%) CSS
5 7 (3.72%) WinForms
5 7 (3.72%) WPF
6 6 (3.19%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.66%) jQuery
7 5 (2.66%) HTML5
7 5 (2.66%) WCF
8 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.60%) Velocity
10 2 (1.06%) Web Services
10 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.06%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.06%) Mono for Android
10 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.38%) Learning Management System
3 12 (6.38%) E-Learning
4 11 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.32%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.72%) User Experience
6 7 (3.72%) VSAM
6 7 (3.72%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.66%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.66%) SCORM
8 4 (2.13%) Replication
8 4 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.13%) DTV
8 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.60%) Statistics
10 2 (1.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.70%) Windows
2 5 (2.66%) Windows XP
2 5 (2.66%) Windows Vista
3 4 (2.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.15%) Automated Testing
2 36 (19.15%) Software Testing
3 30 (15.96%) SDLC
4 29 (15.43%) TDD
5 25 (13.30%) Test Scripting
6 23 (12.23%) Project Management
7 22 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (11.70%) Manual Testing
8 19 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (10.11%) Scrum
8 19 (10.11%) Waterfall
9 18 (9.57%) Test Automation
10 15 (7.98%) Performance Management
10 15 (7.98%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.98%) Validation
10 15 (7.98%) Analytics
11 14 (7.45%) V-Model
11 14 (7.45%) Regression Testing
12 13 (6.91%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.53%) SQL
2 43 (22.87%) C#
2 43 (22.87%) Java
3 10 (5.32%) C++
3 10 (5.32%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.72%) COBOL
6 6 (3.19%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.19%) Python
7 5 (2.66%) R
8 3 (1.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (24.47%) Degree
2 37 (19.68%) ISEB
3 22 (11.70%) ISTQB
3 22 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.32%) PMP
5 8 (4.26%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.60%) MBA
7 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.60%) CCIE
7 3 (1.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) Oracle
3 7 (3.72%) Cisco
3 7 (3.72%) Juniper
3 7 (3.72%) Blue Coat
3 7 (3.72%) F5
4 5 (2.66%) New Relic
5 4 (2.13%) Citrix
5 4 (2.13%) Pegasus
5 4 (2.13%) SAP
6 3 (1.60%) Tableau
7 2 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UST Global
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Private Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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