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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 30 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing QA 55 86 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.83% 6.97% 3.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.40% 51.19% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 31
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -18.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £58,425 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
103 168 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.04% 13.63% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72 117 65
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 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 19 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 -11 52 £35,000 +0.71% 4
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Degree
3 30 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
4 23 (24.73%) Scrum
5 22 (23.66%) Finance
6 21 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 20 (21.51%) ISEB
8 19 (20.43%) Selenium
9 17 (18.28%) Windows
10 16 (17.20%) Java
11 15 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
11 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
12 14 (15.05%) Open Source
12 14 (15.05%) C++
12 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
12 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
13 13 (13.98%) Project Management
13 13 (13.98%) RAD
13 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
14 12 (12.90%) Perl
15 11 (11.83%) VoIP
15 11 (11.83%) WAN
15 11 (11.83%) Change Control
15 11 (11.83%) Wireshark
16 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
16 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
16 10 (10.75%) Avaya
16 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.75%) Management Information System

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.83%) VoIP
2 11 (11.83%) WAN
2 11 (11.83%) Wireshark
3 9 (9.68%) RTP
3 9 (9.68%) H.323
3 9 (9.68%) VLAN
3 9 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) SAN
6 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Selenium
2 9 (9.68%) FogBugz
3 7 (7.53%) Ranorex
3 7 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.15%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.15%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.08%) WatiN
6 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.08%) Mocha
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.53%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (43.01%) Analyst
2 33 (35.48%) Tester
3 22 (23.66%) Software Tester
4 19 (20.43%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) QA Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.38%) QA Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Gherkin
2 5 (5.38%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) XML
5 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.08%) SAP MI
5 1 (1.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.08%) JSON
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) J2EE
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Open Source
2 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) PMI
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Online Games
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Software Testing
3 23 (24.73%) Scrum
4 21 (22.58%) Automation Testing
5 15 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
6 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.98%) RAD
6 13 (13.98%) Project Management
7 11 (11.83%) Change Control
8 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.60%) Time Management
11 7 (7.53%) System Testing
12 6 (6.45%) ITIL
12 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.38%) Identity Management
13 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) Java
2 14 (15.05%) C++
3 12 (12.90%) Perl
4 9 (9.68%) C#
5 7 (7.53%) SQL
5 7 (7.53%) Ruby
6 3 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
2 23 (24.73%) ISTQB
3 20 (21.51%) ISEB
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.68%) MCITP
4 9 (9.68%) MCSE
4 9 (9.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.38%) PMP
5 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) CBAP
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
1 10 (10.75%) Avaya
1 10 (10.75%) VMware
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco
3 4 (4.30%) IBM
3 4 (4.30%) TSYS
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) HP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, pension and private healthcar
Posted: 10 days ago