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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 45 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 72 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.45% 5.33% 2.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.00% 54.55% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 14
Average salary £36,250 £34,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,100 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
100 132 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.02% 9.77% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 42
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(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 -10 40 £36,250 -0.68% 4
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (35.29%) Degree
3 35 (34.31%) Software Testing
4 30 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 29 (28.43%) Scrum
6 26 (25.49%) Automation Testing
7 24 (23.53%) Selenium
8 23 (22.55%) Windows
8 23 (22.55%) ISEB
9 21 (20.59%) Finance
10 20 (19.61%) Telecoms
10 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
11 19 (18.63%) RAD
11 19 (18.63%) Risk Analysis
11 19 (18.63%) Open Source
12 17 (16.67%) Wireshark
12 17 (16.67%) VoIP
12 17 (16.67%) WAN
12 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 16 (15.69%) VMware
13 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
13 16 (15.69%) Avaya
13 16 (15.69%) Java
14 15 (14.71%) MCSE
14 15 (14.71%) CCNA
14 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (14.71%) DHCP
14 15 (14.71%) Cisco
14 15 (14.71%) RTP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.98%) Mingle
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 17 (16.67%) VoIP
2 17 (16.67%) WAN
2 17 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 15 (14.71%) RTP
3 15 (14.71%) H.323
3 15 (14.71%) VLAN
3 15 (14.71%) DHCP
4 3 (2.94%) LAN
5 2 (1.96%) Internet
5 2 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.98%) DNS
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (23.53%) Selenium
2 15 (14.71%) FogBugz
3 8 (7.84%) Ranorex
4 7 (6.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) Mocha
8 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.98%) Appium
8 1 (0.98%) JIRA
8 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.98%) WatiN
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 20 (19.61%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (41.18%) Tester
2 39 (38.24%) Analyst
3 29 (28.43%) Software Tester
4 15 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 9 (8.82%) QA Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) QA Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) QA Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Developer
12 2 (1.96%) Graduate
12 2 (1.96%) Architect
12 2 (1.96%) Test Manager
12 2 (1.96%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
1 7 (6.86%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.94%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.98%) SAP MI
4 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) jQuery
4 1 (0.98%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) COM
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Open Source
2 17 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) PMI
6 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Social Media
7 2 (1.96%) Statistics
8 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.98%) Online Games
8 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Android
3 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) Software Testing
3 29 (28.43%) Scrum
4 26 (25.49%) Automation Testing
5 19 (18.63%) RAD
5 19 (18.63%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (12.75%) Waterfall
6 13 (12.75%) Project Management
7 11 (10.78%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.78%) Manual Testing
8 10 (9.80%) Regression Testing
9 9 (8.82%) Change Control
10 6 (5.88%) Time Management
10 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.90%) Coaching
11 5 (4.90%) Analytics
11 5 (4.90%) Identity Management
11 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) Java
2 14 (13.73%) C++
3 12 (11.76%) Perl
3 12 (11.76%) C#
4 7 (6.86%) SQL
4 7 (6.86%) Ruby
5 3 (2.94%) VB
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) ABAP
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
7 1 (0.98%) Python
7 1 (0.98%) R
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Degree
2 30 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 23 (22.55%) ISEB
4 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (14.71%) MCITP
4 15 (14.71%) MCSE
4 15 (14.71%) CCNA
5 4 (3.92%) PMP
5 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.98%) CBAP
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Avaya
1 16 (15.69%) VMware
2 15 (14.71%) Cisco
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) TSYS
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
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