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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 45 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15  
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.18% 4.73% 2.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 30.28% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 16
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £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 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 60 109 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 11.52% 15.62% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 64
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £60,000 £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 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 June 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 June 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 +5 11 £37,500 - 2
Lutterworth - 5 £30,000 -
QA
East Midlands

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

1 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.21%) Retail
3 51 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 51 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 51 (53.13%) Mobile App
4 45 (46.88%) Scrum
5 43 (44.79%) Selenium
5 43 (44.79%) Kanban
6 39 (40.63%) Java
7 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 34 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (31.25%) Data Structures
9 25 (26.04%) Scala
10 24 (25.00%) TDD
11 22 (22.92%) SOA
12 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
12 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (18.75%) MySQL
13 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
13 18 (18.75%) Spring Boot
14 16 (16.67%) OO
14 16 (16.67%) Python
15 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Node.js
15 14 (14.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Virtual Team
15 14 (14.58%) Scenario Testing
16 13 (13.54%) C#
17 12 (12.50%) HTML
18 11 (11.46%) ISTQB

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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 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.13%) Magento
2 2 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Google Play
2 2 (2.08%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 18 (18.75%) MySQL
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.13%) DTS
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (44.79%) Selenium
2 9 (9.38%) Protractor
2 9 (9.38%) QUnit
3 8 (8.33%) Calabash
3 8 (8.33%) Capybara
3 8 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 5 (5.21%) JIRA
7 2 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.08%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.04%) Mocha
General
1 53 (55.21%) Retail
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Analyst
2 36 (37.50%) Developer
3 28 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 22 (22.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 13 (13.54%) QA Analyst
7 12 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Python Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Scala Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (9.38%) HTML Developer
9 7 (7.29%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.29%) Tester
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Junior
10 6 (6.25%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) Spring Boot
2 14 (14.58%) Node.js
3 12 (12.50%) HTML
4 10 (10.42%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.42%) CSS
4 10 (10.42%) Ember.js
4 10 (10.42%) HTML5
5 9 (9.38%) Backbone.js
5 9 (9.38%) React
6 5 (5.21%) .NET
7 4 (4.17%) CSS3
8 2 (2.08%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.08%) XML
9 1 (1.04%) jQuery
9 1 (1.04%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.04%) REST
9 1 (1.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 51 (53.13%) Mobile App
2 30 (31.25%) Data Structures
3 14 (14.58%) Virtual Team
4 8 (8.33%) Social Media
4 8 (8.33%) User Experience
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Android
1 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 51 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 45 (46.88%) Scrum
4 43 (44.79%) Kanban
5 34 (35.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (25.00%) TDD
7 22 (22.92%) SOA
8 16 (16.67%) OO
9 14 (14.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
9 14 (14.58%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.33%) ERP
11 8 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Project Management
13 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.21%) Change Management
14 5 (5.21%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.04%) Scala
4 16 (16.67%) Python
5 13 (13.54%) C#
6 8 (8.33%) SQL
7 5 (5.21%) VB
8 4 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.25%) CCNA
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.25%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.21%) MCTS
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco
2 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (5.21%) Tableau
4 4 (4.17%) Google
5 3 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.08%) hybris
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 6 Monthly Bonus - Quarterly Pay Revi
Posted: 21 days ago