Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 37 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 25 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.67% 5.01% 4.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.79% 29.76% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 36
Derby median annual salary £47,000 £39,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.99% -5.95% +12.00%
10th Percentile £32,875 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £70,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -12.50%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Derby
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 78 84 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 16.85% 16.83% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 65
Derby median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £58,500 £54,750
Derbyshire median annual salary £46,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +32.86% - -12.50%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Derby

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Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Derby.

Salary trend for QA in Derby

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Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Derby over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Test Management
3 5 (29.41%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
4 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
4 4 (23.53%) JMeter
4 4 (23.53%) CruiseControl
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Hudson
4 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded C

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Simulink
1 2 (11.76%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Modbus
1 1 (5.88%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) CruiseControl
2 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) Hudson
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) CSS3
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) HTML5
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) React
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Test Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Management
3 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Mechatronics
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Ada
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) MISRA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) MathWorks
4 1 (5.88%) Northgate
4 1 (5.88%) SAP