Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing QA 243 217 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.93% 10.74% 10.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.43% 62.72% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 209 199 186
Nottingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34,100 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,600 £63,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +7.14%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 345 346 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 18.36% 17.12% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 298 268 294
Nottingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Nottingham

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Nottingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 128 (52.67%) Java
2 116 (47.74%) Test Automation
3 105 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (36.21%) Selenium
5 79 (32.51%) Software Engineering
6 78 (32.10%) Project Planning
7 75 (30.86%) User Stories
8 72 (29.63%) Unit Testing
9 70 (28.81%) Workflow
10 67 (27.57%) Integration Testing
11 66 (27.16%) JavaScript
12 58 (23.87%) SDLC
13 57 (23.46%) C#
14 55 (22.63%) OO
15 54 (22.22%) Web Services
16 50 (20.58%) RESTful
17 49 (20.16%) Manual Testing
18 48 (19.75%) OOP
19 47 (19.34%) TDD
19 47 (19.34%) WebDriver
20 46 (18.93%) Degree
21 43 (17.70%) JMeter
21 43 (17.70%) SQL
22 41 (16.87%) Oracle
22 41 (16.87%) XML
23 40 (16.46%) BDD
23 40 (16.46%) CSS
24 38 (15.64%) Cucumber
25 37 (15.23%) Subversion
26 36 (14.81%) HTML

QA
Co-occurring 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 9 (3.70%) JBoss
2 4 (1.65%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Office 365
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.82%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) Ingres
3 1 (0.41%) Power BI
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 88 (36.21%) Selenium
2 47 (19.34%) WebDriver
3 43 (17.70%) JMeter
4 38 (15.64%) Cucumber
5 37 (15.23%) Subversion
6 29 (11.93%) JIRA
7 28 (11.52%) SoapUI
8 22 (9.05%) Git (software)
9 19 (7.82%) LoadRunner
10 10 (4.12%) Appium
11 9 (3.70%) Calabash
11 9 (3.70%) NeoLoad
12 8 (3.29%) JConsole
12 8 (3.29%) The Grinder
12 8 (3.29%) VisualVM
13 7 (2.88%) Maven
13 7 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 6 (2.47%) Grunt
14 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
14 6 (2.47%) webpack
General
1 30 (12.35%) Finance
2 15 (6.17%) Retail
3 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.65%) Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (27.98%) Developer
2 47 (19.34%) QA Engineer
3 41 (16.87%) QA Leader
4 33 (13.58%) Analyst
4 33 (13.58%) Java Engineer
5 32 (13.17%) Software Engineer
6 26 (10.70%) Lead Developer
6 26 (10.70%) UI Developer
7 25 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 25 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 24 (9.88%) Tester
9 23 (9.47%) Automation Tester
10 22 (9.05%) Team Leader
11 21 (8.64%) QA Automation Engineer
12 20 (8.23%) Lead Software Engineer
13 19 (7.82%) Senior Developer
14 18 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (7.41%) Test Leader
15 15 (6.17%) Automation Engineer
15 15 (6.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.22%) Web Services
2 50 (20.58%) RESTful
3 41 (16.87%) XML
4 40 (16.46%) CSS
5 36 (14.81%) HTML
6 30 (12.35%) jQuery
7 21 (8.64%) REST
8 14 (5.76%) .NET
9 12 (4.94%) JDBC
10 9 (3.70%) HTML5
10 9 (3.70%) JSON
11 8 (3.29%) Gherkin
11 8 (3.29%) SOAP
11 8 (3.29%) WSDL
12 7 (2.88%) CSS3
12 7 (2.88%) Polymer
12 7 (2.88%) Web Components
13 3 (1.23%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.82%) Behat
14 2 (0.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 9 (3.70%) Fintech
3 7 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.88%) User Experience
4 6 (2.47%) New Media
5 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.41%) Animation
6 1 (0.41%) iPad
6 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.41%) Social Media
6 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.52%) Linux
2 22 (9.05%) Windows
3 20 (8.23%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (47.74%) Test Automation
2 105 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (32.51%) Software Engineering
4 78 (32.10%) Project Planning
5 75 (30.86%) User Stories
6 72 (29.63%) Unit Testing
7 70 (28.81%) Workflow
8 67 (27.57%) Integration Testing
9 58 (23.87%) SDLC
10 55 (22.63%) OO
11 49 (20.16%) Manual Testing
12 48 (19.75%) OOP
13 47 (19.34%) TDD
14 40 (16.46%) BDD
15 36 (14.81%) Secure Coding
16 31 (12.76%) Defect Management
17 30 (12.35%) Performance Testing
18 28 (11.52%) Mentoring
18 28 (11.52%) Regression Testing
18 28 (11.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 128 (52.67%) Java
2 66 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 57 (23.46%) C#
4 43 (17.70%) SQL
5 16 (6.58%) Python
6 14 (5.76%) C++
7 13 (5.35%) Ruby
8 12 (4.94%) C
9 7 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.23%) Groovy
10 3 (1.23%) PHP
10 3 (1.23%) Scala
11 2 (0.82%) Jython
11 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (18.93%) Degree
2 30 (12.35%) Sun Certification
3 22 (9.05%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) PMO
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) Section 508
2 1 (0.41%) SEPA
2 1 (0.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 41 (16.87%) Oracle
2 11 (4.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.29%) Cognizant
3 8 (3.29%) Dynatrace
3 8 (3.29%) Google
4 4 (1.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) IBM
6 1 (0.41%) Lotus
6 1 (0.41%) Misys
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.41%) Zend