The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +35 +3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 69 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.66% 1.94% 3.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.94% 17.11% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 11 12
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,500 £55,000
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 141 76 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 19.75% 11.36% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127 41 102
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,578 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for QA in Leicestershire

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Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Leicestershire

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Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leicester +29 53 £35,000 +12.00% 4
Loughborough +9 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Lutterworth +11 1 £30,000 -39.69% 1
QA
East Midlands

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for QA.

1 92 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.22%) Mobile App
3 61 (47.66%) Retail
4 60 (46.88%) Software Engineering
5 58 (45.31%) Selenium
6 54 (42.19%) Scrum
7 50 (39.06%) Java
7 50 (39.06%) Kanban
8 43 (33.59%) JavaScript
9 40 (31.25%) Test Automation
10 39 (30.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 32 (25.00%) Data Structures
12 31 (24.22%) Scala
13 22 (17.19%) C#
13 22 (17.19%) TDD
14 20 (15.63%) Python
14 20 (15.63%) SOA
15 19 (14.84%) OO
16 18 (14.06%) Cucumber
16 18 (14.06%) Automation Testing
17 17 (13.28%) Calabash
17 17 (13.28%) User Experience
17 17 (13.28%) MySQL
17 17 (13.28%) ISTQB
18 16 (12.50%) Spring Boot
18 16 (12.50%) MongoDB
18 16 (12.50%) Node.js
19 15 (11.72%) Protractor
19 15 (11.72%) Capybara
20 14 (10.94%) HTML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.56%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Google Play
2 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) DTS
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (45.31%) Selenium
2 18 (14.06%) Cucumber
3 17 (13.28%) Calabash
4 15 (11.72%) Capybara
4 15 (11.72%) Protractor
5 13 (10.16%) WebDriver
6 11 (8.59%) QUnit
7 10 (7.81%) JIRA
8 8 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.34%) Ranorex
11 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.78%) Appium
12 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.78%) Mocha
12 1 (0.78%) NUnit
12 1 (0.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 61 (47.66%) Retail
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (38.28%) Analyst
2 45 (35.16%) Developer
3 28 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (19.53%) Test Analyst
5 22 (17.19%) QA Analyst
6 16 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 16 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
6 16 (12.50%) Python Developer
6 16 (12.50%) Scala Developer
7 13 (10.16%) Tester
8 12 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (9.38%) HTML Developer
8 12 (9.38%) QA Leader
8 12 (9.38%) QA Tester
9 11 (8.59%) Quality Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) iOS Developer
10 9 (7.03%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 9 (7.03%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) Node.js
1 16 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 14 (10.94%) HTML
3 12 (9.38%) .NET
3 12 (9.38%) AngularJS
3 12 (9.38%) CSS
3 12 (9.38%) Ember.js
3 12 (9.38%) HTML5
4 11 (8.59%) Backbone.js
4 11 (8.59%) React
5 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.69%) CSS3
6 3 (2.34%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.34%) REST
6 3 (2.34%) XML
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (49.22%) Mobile App
2 32 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 17 (13.28%) User Experience
4 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.59%) Social Media
6 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.69%) Virtual Team
8 4 (3.13%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.78%) FMCG
10 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.81%) Android
3 3 (2.34%) Linux
3 3 (2.34%) zOS
4 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (46.88%) Software Engineering
3 54 (42.19%) Scrum
4 50 (39.06%) Kanban
5 40 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 39 (30.47%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (17.19%) TDD
8 20 (15.63%) SOA
9 19 (14.84%) OO
10 18 (14.06%) Automation Testing
11 13 (10.16%) Software Testing
12 12 (9.38%) Functional Testing
13 10 (7.81%) ERP
13 10 (7.81%) ITIL
14 9 (7.03%) Change Management
14 9 (7.03%) iOS Development
14 9 (7.03%) Test Strategy
15 8 (6.25%) Android Development
15 8 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 8 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.06%) Java
2 43 (33.59%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.22%) Scala
4 22 (17.19%) C#
5 20 (15.63%) Python
6 13 (10.16%) Apple Swift
6 13 (10.16%) Objective-C
7 12 (9.38%) SQL
8 5 (3.91%) VB
9 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) ISTQB
2 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.91%) MCTS
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) SAP
3 5 (3.91%) Tableau
4 4 (3.13%) Google
4 4 (3.13%) HP
4 4 (3.13%) LANSA
5 2 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
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