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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 69 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.81% 4.09% 3.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.69% 35.43% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 42
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £29,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
104 127 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.58% 11.55% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80 110 86
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,927 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -11 31 £35,000 +7.69%
Mansfield - 1 £17,000 -
QA
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (38.30%) HTML
2 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 30 (31.91%) CSS
2 30 (31.91%) Selenium
3 28 (29.79%) .NET
4 26 (27.66%) SQL
4 26 (27.66%) C#
4 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.21%) Degree
6 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
6 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
6 17 (18.09%) Mocha
6 17 (18.09%) Jasmine
6 17 (18.09%) Windows
6 17 (18.09%) MS Excel
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) NHS
7 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
7 15 (15.96%) XML
7 15 (15.96%) Test Scripting
7 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
8 14 (14.89%) Multivariate Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Android
9 13 (13.83%) Windows Phone
9 13 (13.83%) Apple iOS
9 13 (13.83%) Web Services
10 12 (12.77%) Java
10 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
11 11 (11.70%) WCF

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
1 3 (3.19%) WordPress
1 3 (3.19%) Moodle
2 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Extranet
2 3 (3.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) DB2
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Selenium
2 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.09%) Mocha
2 17 (18.09%) Jasmine
3 7 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
3 7 (7.45%) Xcode
4 6 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.19%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.13%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.13%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.13%) Ant
6 2 (2.13%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.13%) NUnit
6 2 (2.13%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Analyst
2 28 (29.79%) Developer
3 17 (18.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Test Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) QA Analyst
6 11 (11.70%) Team Leader
7 10 (10.64%) Tester
8 9 (9.57%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (9.57%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
11 5 (5.32%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.32%) Development Manager
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Junior
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) HTML
2 30 (31.91%) CSS
3 28 (29.79%) .NET
4 15 (15.96%) XML
5 13 (13.83%) Web Services
6 11 (11.70%) WCF
6 11 (11.70%) HTML5
7 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.45%) Cocoa
8 7 (7.45%) SOAP
8 7 (7.45%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (6.38%) J2EE
9 6 (6.38%) JDBC
9 6 (6.38%) JSP
9 6 (6.38%) jQuery
10 5 (5.32%) JSF
10 5 (5.32%) CSS3
11 3 (3.19%) Apache Axis
11 3 (3.19%) Ajax
11 3 (3.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) NHS
1 17 (18.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) SystemC
4 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.19%) Replication
5 3 (3.19%) Statistics
5 3 (3.19%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.19%) iPad
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Informatics
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Android
2 13 (13.83%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Phone
3 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.19%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
2 15 (15.96%) Test Scripting
3 14 (14.89%) Multivariate Testing
4 12 (12.77%) Automated Testing
4 12 (12.77%) Scrum
5 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (10.64%) Product Management
6 8 (8.51%) Automation Testing
6 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.51%) MVC
6 8 (8.51%) OO
7 7 (7.45%) OOP
7 7 (7.45%) Regression Testing
7 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.45%) TDD
7 7 (7.45%) Matrix Management
7 7 (7.45%) iOS Development
7 7 (7.45%) Manual Testing
8 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
2 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 26 (27.66%) C#
3 12 (12.77%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) C++
5 7 (7.45%) C
5 7 (7.45%) VB
5 7 (7.45%) XAML
5 7 (7.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) WAI
1 3 (3.19%) HL7
2 1 (1.06%) P3O
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) McKesson
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) JBoss
4 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.06%) HP