Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 72 134 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.61% 7.44% 11.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.82% 67.68% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 110 188
Nottingham median annual salary £42,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.05% +13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +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 201 198 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 15.67% 11.00% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 166 163 259
Nottingham median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 54 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 47 (65.28%) Java
3 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (51.39%) Selenium
5 27 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 24 (33.33%) C#
7 23 (31.94%) BDD
8 22 (30.56%) Cucumber
8 22 (30.56%) Web Services
8 22 (30.56%) JIRA
9 21 (29.17%) Test Management
10 20 (27.78%) SDLC
11 19 (26.39%) Defect Management
12 18 (25.00%) QA Automation
12 18 (25.00%) JMeter
12 18 (25.00%) Finance
13 16 (22.22%) SoapUI
13 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.83%) Scrum
15 14 (19.44%) OOP
15 14 (19.44%) Zephyr
16 13 (18.06%) API Testing
16 13 (18.06%) Scenario Testing
17 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (16.67%) RESTful
17 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 11 (15.28%) Maven
18 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
19 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
19 10 (13.89%) SDET

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 (1.39%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.39%) JBoss
1 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.39%) WildFly
1 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) npm
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
1 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.39%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Selenium
2 27 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 22 (30.56%) Cucumber
3 22 (30.56%) JIRA
4 18 (25.00%) JMeter
5 16 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 14 (19.44%) Zephyr
7 11 (15.28%) Git (software)
7 11 (15.28%) Maven
8 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
9 7 (9.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (8.33%) GitLab
10 6 (8.33%) JBehave
11 5 (6.94%) JUnit
12 2 (2.78%) Fiddler
12 2 (2.78%) git-flow
12 2 (2.78%) Subversion
12 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.78%) webpack
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) QA Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) QA Automation Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Tester
5 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
6 12 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) QA Software Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Software QA Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
11 4 (5.56%) Quality Manager
11 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering Manager
11 4 (5.56%) Software Manager
12 3 (4.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Web Services
2 12 (16.67%) RESTful
3 8 (11.11%) Node.js
4 7 (9.72%) CSS
5 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (8.33%) HTML5
5 6 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (5.56%) .NET
6 4 (5.56%) Redux
6 4 (5.56%) REST
7 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.78%) Behat
8 2 (2.78%) DOM
8 2 (2.78%) Immutable.js
8 2 (2.78%) React
8 2 (2.78%) Sass
8 2 (2.78%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Fintech
3 6 (8.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Android
1 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 4 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.94%) BDD
4 21 (29.17%) Test Management
5 20 (27.78%) SDLC
6 19 (26.39%) Defect Management
7 18 (25.00%) QA Automation
8 15 (20.83%) Scrum
9 14 (19.44%) OOP
10 13 (18.06%) API Testing
10 13 (18.06%) Scenario Testing
11 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 10 (13.89%) SDET
13 9 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 9 (12.50%) OO
13 9 (12.50%) TDD
14 8 (11.11%) DevOps
15 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
16 6 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) C#
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) Ruby
4 6 (8.33%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Java 8
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Google
3 1 (1.39%) WooCommerce