Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 3.03% 4.95% 4.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.36% 27.42% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 46
Derbyshire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% - -16.20%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,125 £68,875
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 121 124 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 17.49% 18.05% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 74 88 104
Derbyshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,088 £19,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,625 £56,750
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

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

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Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 17 January 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 17 January 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 -10 20 £45,750 +22.00% 8
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
1 8 (38.10%) Test Management
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JMeter
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
4 5 (23.81%) Data Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
4 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (23.81%) Hudson
4 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (23.81%) HP UFT
4 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy

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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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Simulink
1 2 (9.52%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Modbus
1 1 (4.76%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) JMeter
3 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
3 5 (23.81%) HP UFT
3 5 (23.81%) Hudson
3 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
3 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Release Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
4 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) CSS3
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) React
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
1 8 (38.10%) Test Management
2 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Data Management
3 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Ada
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Go
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) MISRA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) MathWorks
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Northgate
4 1 (4.76%) SAP