Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 21 20
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 86 188 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 6.23% 10.50% 11.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.79% 69.89% 60.75%
Number of salaries quoted 64 158 207
Nottingham median annual salary £43,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.31% +9.47% +23.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,350 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £64,050
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £51,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -16.50% +9.57% +25.33%

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 201 269 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 14.57% 15.02% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 163 225 282
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +16.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.95% +6.11% +18.42%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 62 (72.09%) Test Automation
2 60 (69.77%) Java
3 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (54.65%) Selenium
5 38 (44.19%) C#
6 35 (40.70%) WebDriver
7 30 (34.88%) JIRA
8 28 (32.56%) SoapUI
9 27 (31.40%) Web Services
10 26 (30.23%) JMeter
10 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
10 26 (30.23%) BDD
11 25 (29.07%) Test Management
12 24 (27.91%) Finance
12 24 (27.91%) SDLC
12 24 (27.91%) Defect Management
12 24 (27.91%) QA Automation
13 23 (26.74%) OOP
13 23 (26.74%) Scrum
14 20 (23.26%) Zephyr
15 19 (22.09%) API Testing
15 19 (22.09%) Scenario Testing
15 19 (22.09%) OO
16 18 (20.93%) Maven
16 18 (20.93%) Functional Testing
17 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
18 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
19 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
19 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.33%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) npm
3 1 (1.16%) Apigee
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (54.65%) Selenium
2 35 (40.70%) WebDriver
3 30 (34.88%) JIRA
4 28 (32.56%) SoapUI
5 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
5 26 (30.23%) JMeter
6 20 (23.26%) Zephyr
7 18 (20.93%) Maven
8 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
9 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
10 11 (12.79%) SpecFlow
11 9 (10.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (10.47%) GitLab
11 9 (10.47%) JBehave
12 6 (6.98%) JUnit
13 5 (5.81%) Subversion
14 3 (3.49%) QF-Test
15 2 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (2.33%) webpack
16 1 (1.16%) git-flow
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) QA Engineer
2 22 (25.58%) Senior QA Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Test Automation Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Test Engineer
3 18 (20.93%) Tester
4 17 (19.77%) Automation Tester
5 14 (16.28%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Java Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) QA Leader
8 7 (8.14%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Engineering Manager
9 6 (6.98%) Quality Manager
9 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering Manager
9 6 (6.98%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) Web Services
2 11 (12.79%) Gherkin
2 11 (12.79%) JSON
2 11 (12.79%) RESTful
3 9 (10.47%) Node.js
3 9 (10.47%) REST
4 5 (5.81%) SOAP
5 4 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) Swagger
5 4 (4.65%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 3 (3.49%) React
6 3 (3.49%) Redux
7 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) DOM
7 2 (2.33%) Immutable.js
8 1 (1.16%) J2EE
8 1 (1.16%) Kafka
8 1 (1.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) Fintech
2 8 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) User Experience
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Unix
2 6 (6.98%) Android
2 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Test Automation
2 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.23%) BDD
4 25 (29.07%) Test Management
5 24 (27.91%) Defect Management
5 24 (27.91%) QA Automation
5 24 (27.91%) SDLC
6 23 (26.74%) OOP
6 23 (26.74%) Scrum
7 19 (22.09%) API Testing
7 19 (22.09%) OO
7 19 (22.09%) Scenario Testing
8 18 (20.93%) Functional Testing
9 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (11.63%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.63%) SDET
12 9 (10.47%) TDD
13 8 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) Java
2 38 (44.19%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.47%) Ruby
5 7 (8.14%) Python
5 7 (8.14%) SQL
6 3 (3.49%) Groovy
6 3 (3.49%) Jython
7 2 (2.33%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) Reuters
3 2 (2.33%) Ariba
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) TIBCO