The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 36 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.46% 4.86% 5.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.70% 32.64% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 54
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Nottingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 66 144 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 7.84% 14.88% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 97
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

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Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for QA in Nottingham

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Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 37 (40.66%) Selenium
2 33 (36.26%) Automated Testing
3 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (27.47%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
7 22 (24.18%) SQL
8 20 (21.98%) Automation Testing
9 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
10 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
10 18 (19.78%) WebDriver
11 17 (18.68%) C#
12 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.58%) Manual Testing
13 15 (16.48%) Test Management
13 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
13 15 (16.48%) Defect Management
14 14 (15.38%) Degree
14 14 (15.38%) OO
15 13 (14.29%) OOP
15 13 (14.29%) Data Analysis
15 13 (14.29%) TDD
15 13 (14.29%) MVC
15 13 (14.29%) Finance
15 13 (14.29%) JIRA
16 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
16 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
16 12 (13.19%) Scrum
17 11 (12.09%) JDBC
17 11 (12.09%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (2.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.30%) SaaS
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.79%) Power BI
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.49%) Big Data
4 4 (4.40%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Selenium
2 18 (19.78%) WebDriver
3 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
4 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
5 13 (14.29%) JIRA
6 11 (12.09%) Ant
6 11 (12.09%) Maven
7 5 (5.49%) Calabash
7 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.40%) Appium
8 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.20%) Mocha
11 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.10%) MSTest
11 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) QA Engineer
2 21 (23.08%) Analyst
3 20 (21.98%) Developer
4 19 (20.88%) Test Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) QA Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) Test Analyst
7 11 (12.09%) QA Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
9 9 (9.89%) Automation Test Lead
9 9 (9.89%) Developer in Test
9 9 (9.89%) QA Leader
9 9 (9.89%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (8.79%) ETL Developer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior ETL Developer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (8.79%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Developer
10 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) JDBC
1 11 (12.09%) RESTful
2 9 (9.89%) .NET
3 5 (5.49%) CSS
3 5 (5.49%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) Behat
4 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.30%) XML
5 2 (2.20%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.20%) CSS3
5 2 (2.20%) HTML5
5 2 (2.20%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
5 2 (2.20%) JSON
5 2 (2.20%) RequireJS
5 2 (2.20%) REST
5 2 (2.20%) SOAP
5 2 (2.20%) XSLT
6 1 (1.10%) WCF
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) NHS
2 4 (4.40%) Fintech
3 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Animation
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) SCORM
5 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Android
1 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Automated Testing
2 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.87%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (25.27%) Test Automation
5 20 (21.98%) Automation Testing
6 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
7 16 (17.58%) Manual Testing
8 15 (16.48%) Defect Management
8 15 (16.48%) Test Management
9 14 (15.38%) OO
10 13 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 13 (14.29%) MVC
10 13 (14.29%) OOP
10 13 (14.29%) TDD
11 12 (13.19%) Scrum
11 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.19%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.09%) User Stories
13 10 (10.99%) Project Management
14 9 (9.89%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.79%) Python
6 6 (6.59%) Ruby
7 5 (5.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.30%) Go
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.10%) C++
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.38%) Degree
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.40%) ISEB
5 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PMP
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SDET
1 2 (2.20%) Section 508
1 2 (2.20%) WCAG
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
1 3 (3.30%) Terraform
2 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Google
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.20%) BMC
2 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco
2 2 (2.20%) Citrix
2 2 (2.20%) EMC
2 2 (2.20%) HP
2 2 (2.20%) IBM
2 2 (2.20%) Juniper
2 2 (2.20%) NetApp
2 2 (2.20%) Remedy
2 2 (2.20%) VMware
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) SAP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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