The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.46% 4.46% 3.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.26% 25.40% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 14
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,750 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £46,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 31 63 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 10.73% 17.55% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 46
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £27,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

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Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for QA in Leicester

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Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leicester region with a requirement for QA.

1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (82.81%) Retail
3 52 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 52 (81.25%) Mobile App
4 45 (70.31%) Scrum
5 44 (68.75%) Kanban
6 39 (60.94%) Java
7 35 (54.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
9 30 (46.88%) Data Structures
9 30 (46.88%) Test Automation
10 25 (39.06%) Scala
11 22 (34.38%) Selenium
11 22 (34.38%) SOA
11 22 (34.38%) TDD
12 18 (28.13%) MySQL
12 18 (28.13%) MongoDB
12 18 (28.13%) Spring Boot
13 16 (25.00%) OO
13 16 (25.00%) Python
14 14 (21.88%) Node.js
15 13 (20.31%) C#
15 13 (20.31%) Scenario Testing
16 11 (17.19%) HTML
17 10 (15.63%) CSS
17 10 (15.63%) HTML5
17 10 (15.63%) Ember.js
17 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
18 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
18 9 (14.06%) QUnit

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) MongoDB
1 18 (28.13%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) Selenium
2 9 (14.06%) QUnit
3 8 (12.50%) Protractor
4 7 (10.94%) Calabash
4 7 (10.94%) Capybara
4 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) Mocha
General
1 53 (82.81%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Java Scala Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Python Developer
4 12 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Scala Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (14.06%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (14.06%) HTML Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Junior
7 6 (9.38%) Junior Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) QA Leader
7 6 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) QA Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Spring Boot
2 14 (21.88%) Node.js
3 11 (17.19%) HTML
4 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
4 10 (15.63%) CSS
4 10 (15.63%) Ember.js
4 10 (15.63%) HTML5
5 9 (14.06%) Backbone.js
5 9 (14.06%) React
6 5 (7.81%) .NET
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) jQuery
8 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.56%) REST
8 1 (1.56%) Sass
8 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (81.25%) Mobile App
2 30 (46.88%) Data Structures
3 8 (12.50%) Social Media
3 8 (12.50%) User Experience
4 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 45 (70.31%) Scrum
4 44 (68.75%) Kanban
5 35 (54.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (46.88%) Test Automation
7 22 (34.38%) SOA
7 22 (34.38%) TDD
8 16 (25.00%) OO
9 13 (20.31%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Project Management
12 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
13 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.81%) Change Management
13 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
13 5 (7.81%) ERP
13 5 (7.81%) ETL
13 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.94%) Java
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.06%) Scala
4 16 (25.00%) Python
5 13 (20.31%) C#
6 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
1 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (7.81%) MCTS
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.81%) Tableau
2 4 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
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