Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 9.51% 4.12% 5.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.59% 23.53% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 20
Derby median annual salary £39,000 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.89% +22.58% -7.74%
10th Percentile £22,450 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £39,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.84% +18.75% +10.34%

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 88 85 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 20.42% 17.49% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 57
Derby median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,150 £32,500 £26,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,225 £55,500
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Derby

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for QA.

1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
3 15 (36.59%) SDLC
4 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Selenium
6 10 (24.39%) Analytics
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.95%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) .NET
8 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
8 8 (19.51%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (17.07%) C#
10 6 (14.63%) JUnit
10 6 (14.63%) BDD
10 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Protractor
11 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.20%) SQL
12 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
12 4 (9.76%) Coaching
12 4 (9.76%) User Experience
12 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
12 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
13 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
13 3 (7.32%) Computer Science

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Selenium
2 7 (17.07%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 6 (14.63%) Protractor
4 3 (7.32%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Junior
4 6 (14.63%) QA Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Junior QA Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) QA Leader
6 4 (9.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) React
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
3 15 (36.59%) SDLC
4 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Analytics
6 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
8 6 (14.63%) BDD
8 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.76%) Coaching
10 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.32%) Scrum
11 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.32%) Validation
11 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Xamarin