Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 10.59% 2.39% 4.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.62% 17.46% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 19
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +19.23% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £33,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.98% +16.25% +14.29%

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 105 63 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 22.25% 13.70% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 51
Derby median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £34,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,300 £61,000 £67,500
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Derby

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (28.00%) Selenium
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (26.00%) Analytics
5 11 (22.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (18.00%) C#
8 8 (16.00%) JUnit
8 8 (16.00%) BDD
8 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Protractor
9 7 (14.00%) Java
9 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.00%) SQL
11 5 (10.00%) Confluence
11 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
11 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (10.00%) Slack
11 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.00%) Compliance Management
12 4 (8.00%) GDPR
12 4 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
12 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Slack
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.00%) JUnit
3 8 (16.00%) Protractor
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Tester
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Junior
7 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) Swagger
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.00%) React
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (28.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Analytics
4 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (22.00%) TDD
6 10 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (16.00%) BDD
7 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (8.00%) Compliance Management
9 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) HND
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) GDPR
1 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Xamarin