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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 61 85 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 5.36% 7.02% 3.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.01% 51.83% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 49 57 36
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
107 164 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.39% 13.54% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 104 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -7 58 £35,000 +7.69% 2
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (30.23%) Software Testing
2 24 (27.91%) Degree
3 20 (23.26%) ISEB
4 19 (22.09%) Finance
4 19 (22.09%) ISTQB
5 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (20.93%) Scrum
6 17 (19.77%) Automation Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Selenium
7 16 (18.60%) Java
8 14 (16.28%) C++
9 13 (15.12%) Windows
9 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.95%) Perl
10 12 (13.95%) Project Management
11 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
11 10 (11.63%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.63%) RAD
11 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
11 10 (11.63%) Open Source
12 9 (10.47%) Change Control
12 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
12 9 (10.47%) VoIP
12 9 (10.47%) WAN
12 9 (10.47%) C#
12 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.30%) VMware
13 8 (9.30%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.47%) VoIP
2 9 (10.47%) WAN
3 7 (8.14%) DHCP
3 7 (8.14%) RTP
3 7 (8.14%) H.323
3 7 (8.14%) VLAN
3 7 (8.14%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.49%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) SAN
6 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Selenium
2 7 (8.14%) FogBugz
2 7 (8.14%) Ranorex
3 6 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.33%) Mocha
5 2 (2.33%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) WatiN
6 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Analyst
2 31 (36.05%) Tester
3 20 (23.26%) Software Tester
4 19 (22.09%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) QA Tester
7 6 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 2 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.16%) JDBC
5 1 (1.16%) JSP
5 1 (1.16%) Servlets
5 1 (1.16%) Struts
5 1 (1.16%) Web Services
5 1 (1.16%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.16%) Middleware
5 1 (1.16%) SAP MI
5 1 (1.16%) Spring
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Open Source
2 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.81%) PMI
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.23%) Software Testing
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Scrum
3 17 (19.77%) Automation Testing
4 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
5 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (13.95%) Project Management
6 10 (11.63%) RAD
6 10 (11.63%) Regression Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.47%) Change Control
7 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
8 7 (8.14%) System Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Time Management
9 6 (6.98%) ITIL
9 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Test Management
10 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) C++
3 12 (13.95%) Perl
4 9 (10.47%) C#
5 7 (8.14%) SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Degree
2 20 (23.26%) ISEB
3 19 (22.09%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.14%) MCITP
4 7 (8.14%) MCSE
4 7 (8.14%) CCNA
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.81%) PMP
5 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) CBAP
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.30%) Avaya
1 8 (9.30%) VMware
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (4.65%) TSYS
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago