The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 46 36 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.20% 4.53% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.77% 29.73% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 7
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -1.92%  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 57 74 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 13.64% 15.23% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 50
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

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Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Derbyshire

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Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -11 5 £40,000 +4.57% 2
QA
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
3 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (25.00%) Retail
6 6 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
8 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Workflow
8 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) Memory Management
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (16.67%) Internet
1 4 (16.67%) RS-485
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) Appium
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (8.33%) Mocha
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) QA Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Memory Management
6 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Ruby
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Freescale
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