Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 58 47
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 7.01% 1.64% 4.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.76% 17.33% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 45
Derbyshire median annual salary £39,500 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.05% +16.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,625 £36,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,500 £46,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 136 75 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 19.07% 9.45% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 98 58 93
Derbyshire median annual salary £36,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.53% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,574 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,375 £57,875 £50,550
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

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

QA
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +20 47 £40,000 -13.98% 6
Alfreton - 1 £25,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.00%) Selenium
4 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (26.00%) SDLC
5 11 (22.00%) Analytics
5 11 (22.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (18.00%) C#
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
7 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (16.00%) BDD
7 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.00%) JUnit
8 7 (14.00%) Java
8 7 (14.00%) Protractor
9 6 (12.00%) Compliance Management
9 6 (12.00%) GDPR
9 6 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
9 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.00%) .NET
9 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (10.00%) Confluence

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Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
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%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.00%) JUnit
3 7 (14.00%) Protractor
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.00%) Appium
6 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Tester
3 9 (18.00%) QA Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Software Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Compliance Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Junior
7 5 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Junior QA Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) Swagger
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (26.00%) SDLC
3 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (22.00%) Analytics
4 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (22.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) BDD
5 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (12.00%) Compliance Management
7 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) QA Automation
10 3 (6.00%) User Stories
10 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) GDPR
1 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle