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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.84% 5.19% 3.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.35% 54.31% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
104 116 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.29% 9.55% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 77 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -6 40 £34,750 -0.71% 6
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (46.88%) Degree
2 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.46%) Scrum
4 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 28 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 27 (28.13%) Selenium
7 25 (26.04%) Windows
8 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
8 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 19 (19.79%) ISEB
9 19 (19.79%) RAD
9 19 (19.79%) Open Source
9 19 (19.79%) Automation Testing
10 18 (18.75%) Project Management
11 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
11 17 (17.71%) .NET
11 17 (17.71%) VoIP
11 17 (17.71%) WAN
11 17 (17.71%) Wireshark
11 17 (17.71%) Risk Analysis
12 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
12 16 (16.67%) Avaya
12 16 (16.67%) C#
12 16 (16.67%) Finance
12 16 (16.67%) VMware
13 15 (15.63%) H.323
13 15 (15.63%) CCNA
13 15 (15.63%) RTP
13 15 (15.63%) SQL
13 15 (15.63%) MCSE

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (6.25%) SAS
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.04%) Mingle
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 17 (17.71%) VoIP
2 17 (17.71%) WAN
2 17 (17.71%) Wireshark
3 15 (15.63%) RTP
3 15 (15.63%) H.323
3 15 (15.63%) VLAN
3 15 (15.63%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
5 2 (2.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.04%) DNS
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 8 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) Selenium
2 15 (15.63%) FogBugz
3 11 (11.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (9.38%) Ranorex
5 4 (4.17%) TestComplete
6 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.13%) NUnit
6 3 (3.13%) CruiseControl
6 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.08%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) Appium
8 1 (1.04%) WatiN
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (16.67%) Finance
3 13 (13.54%) Marketing
4 7 (7.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Tester
2 32 (33.33%) Analyst
3 24 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 10 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 8 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.13%) WCF
3 3 (3.13%) LINQ
3 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.13%) Mono for Android
4 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.04%) CGI
5 1 (1.04%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Open Source
2 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.25%) Statistics
8 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.13%) PMI
10 2 (2.08%) Clustering
10 2 (2.08%) Smart Meter
10 2 (2.08%) Social Media
11 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
11 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Scrum
3 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 19 (19.79%) Automation Testing
4 19 (19.79%) RAD
5 18 (18.75%) Project Management
6 17 (17.71%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (12.50%) Analytics
7 12 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.42%) TDD
9 9 (9.38%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.33%) MapReduce
10 8 (8.33%) Marketing Analytics
10 8 (8.33%) V-Model
10 8 (8.33%) Workflow Management
10 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.33%) Workflow
10 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) C#
2 15 (15.63%) SQL
3 14 (14.58%) Java
4 8 (8.33%) Python
4 8 (8.33%) R
5 7 (7.29%) C++
6 6 (6.25%) VBA
7 3 (3.13%) Ruby
7 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (1.04%) ABAP
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) VBScript
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (46.88%) Degree
2 28 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 19 (19.79%) ISEB
4 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (15.63%) MCSE
4 15 (15.63%) CCNA
4 15 (15.63%) MCITP
5 3 (3.13%) PMP
5 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Avaya
1 16 (16.67%) VMware
2 15 (15.63%) Cisco
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
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