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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
Rank 23 22 26
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 3.48% 4.39% 1.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 27.78% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Lincolnshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 24 18 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 20.87% 15.79% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 3
Median salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00%  
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 Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 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 Lincolnshire

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Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Salary trend for QA in Lincolnshire

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Salary Histogram in Lincolnshire

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

Salary histogram for QA in Lincolnshire

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Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Sleaford - 3 £32,500 -
Grimsby - 1 £50,000 -
QA
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

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

1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Cognos
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) EDI
3 6 (42.86%) Data Privacy
3 6 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) FogBugz
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) EDI
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) Web 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Privacy
2 6 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Facilities Management
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) CAPA
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) QMS
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe