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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 68 93 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 7.19% 10.73% 8.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.33% 58.86% 57.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 80 84
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £33,338 £29,298
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,200
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 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 101 158 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 10.68% 18.22% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 83 116 127
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

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

1 65 (57.02%) Test Automation
2 58 (50.88%) Selenium
3 50 (43.86%) Java
3 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.70%) OO
5 34 (29.82%) Manual Testing
6 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (27.19%) WebDriver
8 28 (24.56%) Git (software)
9 27 (23.68%) Defect Management
10 26 (22.81%) OOP
11 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
11 25 (21.93%) RESTful
12 24 (21.05%) TDD
12 24 (21.05%) Scrum
13 23 (20.18%) ISTQB
14 22 (19.30%) Test Management
14 22 (19.30%) MVC
15 21 (18.42%) JDBC
15 21 (18.42%) User Stories
16 20 (17.54%) JIRA
16 20 (17.54%) Finance
17 19 (16.67%) Cucumber
18 18 (15.79%) Maven
18 18 (15.79%) Ant
19 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
19 17 (14.91%) C#
19 17 (14.91%) SDLC
20 16 (14.04%) Functional Testing
21 15 (13.16%) BDD

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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 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (3.51%) CMS
1 4 (3.51%) JBoss
2 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Big Data
1 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) Power BI
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 58 (50.88%) Selenium
2 31 (27.19%) WebDriver
3 28 (24.56%) Git (software)
4 20 (17.54%) JIRA
5 19 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 18 (15.79%) Ant
6 18 (15.79%) Maven
7 12 (10.53%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.02%) JMeter
9 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.51%) JConsole
10 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.51%) NeoLoad
10 4 (3.51%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.51%) The Grinder
10 4 (3.51%) VisualVM
11 3 (2.63%) Appium
11 3 (2.63%) Calabash
11 3 (2.63%) MSTest
11 3 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.26%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Games
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) QA Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) QA Leader
6 14 (12.28%) QA Analyst
7 13 (11.40%) Java Developer
7 13 (11.40%) QA Test Engineer
7 13 (11.40%) Test Leader
8 12 (10.53%) Developer in Test
9 11 (9.65%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
11 9 (7.89%) QA Team Leader
11 9 (7.89%) Team Leader
12 8 (7.02%) Java Engineer
12 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
12 8 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (7.02%) Tester
13 7 (6.14%) C# Developer
13 7 (6.14%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) RESTful
2 21 (18.42%) JDBC
3 15 (13.16%) .NET
4 13 (11.40%) CSS
5 11 (9.65%) XML
6 10 (8.77%) HTML
7 7 (6.14%) J2EE
8 5 (4.39%) REST
9 4 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.51%) CSS3
9 4 (3.51%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.51%) HTML5
9 4 (3.51%) HTML5 Canvas
9 4 (3.51%) jQuery
9 4 (3.51%) JSON
9 4 (3.51%) LINQ
9 4 (3.51%) WCF
9 4 (3.51%) WF
9 4 (3.51%) WPF
9 4 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Fintech
3 4 (3.51%) Animation
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.75%) NHS
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.75%) VLE
6 1 (0.88%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) SCORM
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.02%) Test Automation
2 50 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) OO
4 34 (29.82%) Manual Testing
5 33 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (23.68%) Defect Management
7 26 (22.81%) OOP
8 25 (21.93%) Software Engineering
9 24 (21.05%) Scrum
9 24 (21.05%) TDD
10 22 (19.30%) MVC
10 22 (19.30%) Test Management
11 21 (18.42%) User Stories
12 17 (14.91%) SDLC
13 16 (14.04%) Functional Testing
14 15 (13.16%) BDD
14 15 (13.16%) Test Scripting
15 14 (12.28%) Regression Testing
16 13 (11.40%) Scenario Testing
17 12 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) Java
2 17 (14.91%) C#
2 17 (14.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.28%) SQL
4 7 (6.14%) Python
4 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.51%) C++
5 4 (3.51%) Perl
5 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.63%) Go
6 3 (2.63%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 3 (2.63%) Scala
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.40%) Degree
3 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) PMO
1 4 (3.51%) Section 508
1 4 (3.51%) WCAG
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.51%) Dynatrace
3 4 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £59000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Transition Partners
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PAREXEL International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension + benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago