QA Jobs in the East Midlands

Quality Assurance (QA)
England > East Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 20 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 58 11 46
Rank change year-on-year -47 +35 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 124 425 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.95% 15.13% 5.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.12% 55.77% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 151
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £38,125 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.23% +2.20% -4.21%
75th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +3.45% +5.45%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East Midlands

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 386 762 611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.30% 27.13% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 290 271 386
10th Percentile £24,204 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £30,313 £36,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £53,000 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for QA in the East Midlands

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Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for QA in the East Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for QA in the East Midlands

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Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire -44 38 £36,500 -14.12% 15
Derbyshire -19 27 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Nottinghamshire -23 27 £60,000 -4.00% 16
Lincolnshire -15 17 £42,500 -3.41% 10
Northamptonshire -8 12 £35,000 -17.65% 13
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.81%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Azure
2 10 (8.06%) AWS
3 8 (6.45%) SaaS
3 8 (6.45%) Serverless
4 7 (5.65%) GCP
5 6 (4.84%) WhatsApp
6 4 (3.23%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.42%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.61%) GitHub
8 2 (1.61%) PaaS
9 1 (0.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.81%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.81%) GitHub Actions
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.81%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Git
2 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.45%) JIRA
4 7 (5.65%) Selenium
5 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.84%) TestRail
6 4 (3.23%) JMeter
7 3 (2.42%) gulp
7 3 (2.42%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.61%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Appium
9 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.81%) Gatling
9 1 (0.81%) JBehave
9 1 (0.81%) JUnit
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.81%) Postman
9 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (21.77%) Social Skills
2 15 (12.10%) Retail
3 14 (11.29%) Manufacturing
4 11 (8.87%) Legal
5 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.65%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (5.65%) Law
7 4 (3.23%) Finance
7 4 (3.23%) Police
8 3 (2.42%) iGaming
8 3 (2.42%) Marketing
9 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.81%) Banking
10 1 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.81%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 21 (16.94%) Lead
1 21 (16.94%) QA Manager
2 16 (12.90%) Developer
3 12 (9.68%) QA Leader
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Senior
6 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Test Leader
6 9 (7.26%) Tester
7 8 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 8 (6.45%) Quality Manager
8 7 (5.65%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Ruby Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.03%) E-Commerce Executive
9 5 (4.03%) E-Commerce Tester
9 5 (4.03%) QA Test Manager
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) React
2 9 (7.26%) Node.js
2 9 (7.26%) REST
3 7 (5.65%) SOAP
4 5 (4.03%) .NET
5 4 (3.23%) .NET Core
5 4 (3.23%) CSS
5 4 (3.23%) HTML
6 3 (2.42%) CSS3
6 3 (2.42%) HTML5
6 3 (2.42%) jQuery
6 3 (2.42%) Laravel
6 3 (2.42%) Next.js
6 3 (2.42%) Sass
6 3 (2.42%) Twig
7 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.61%) LINQ
7 2 (1.61%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (8.06%) e-Learning
2 10 (8.06%) Learning Management System
3 6 (4.84%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) Product Ownership
5 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.42%) Virtual Reality
6 2 (1.61%) Educational Technology
6 2 (1.61%) iPhone
6 2 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.81%) CCTV
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 29 (23.39%) Agile
4 27 (21.77%) DevOps
5 20 (16.13%) Manual Testing
6 19 (15.32%) Coaching
7 18 (14.52%) Project Management
8 17 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (12.10%) Mathematics
9 15 (12.10%) QMS
9 15 (12.10%) SDLC
10 12 (9.68%) Customer Service
10 12 (9.68%) Software Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Code Quality
11 11 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
11 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.06%) Containerisation
12 10 (8.06%) Validation
13 9 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (12.10%) Java
3 13 (10.48%) C#
4 12 (9.68%) SQL
5 10 (8.06%) Python
6 8 (6.45%) Ruby
7 7 (5.65%) Bash
7 7 (5.65%) Go
7 7 (5.65%) Perl
8 3 (2.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.42%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.26%) DBS Check
3 9 (7.26%) ISEB
4 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) AAT
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.61%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) Minitab
4 2 (1.61%) Adobe
4 2 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow