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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 1.78% 6.16% 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.74% 41.51% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 4
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -2.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Derby
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 23 53 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 8.19% 14.85% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 22
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Selenium
3 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) RESTful
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) C++
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (19.05%) Device Driver
7 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Memory Management
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Freescale
7 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Multithreading

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) RS-485
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Appium
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.52%) Mocha
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) QA Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) QA Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) RESTful
2 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Device Driver
2 4 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Memory Management
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) Software Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Freescale
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