Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 115 171 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 10.34% 11.74% 5.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.17% 60.00% 67.83%
Number of salaries quoted 108 115 79
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -13.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,500 £35,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% -13.50% +17.65%

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 188 285 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 16.91% 19.56% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 171 216 113
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £28,750 £25,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,625 £65,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year - -12.82% +21.88%

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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 92 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 83 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (66.09%) Java
4 71 (61.74%) C#
5 50 (43.48%) Selenium
6 48 (41.74%) Functional Testing
7 40 (34.78%) User Stories
8 38 (33.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 37 (32.17%) Scenario Testing
9 37 (32.17%) JIRA
10 36 (31.30%) JMeter
10 36 (31.30%) SoapUI
10 36 (31.30%) WebDriver
11 34 (29.57%) Finance
11 34 (29.57%) Test Management
12 32 (27.83%) OOP
13 30 (26.09%) Scrum
14 26 (22.61%) TDD
15 25 (21.74%) SDLC
15 25 (21.74%) Fintech
16 24 (20.87%) QA Automation
16 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
16 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (20.00%) BDD
17 23 (20.00%) Subversion
18 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
18 20 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
18 20 (17.39%) OO
19 19 (16.52%) Web Services
19 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing

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 14 (12.17%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.87%) JBoss
2 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.87%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Softphone
2 1 (0.87%) Multicast
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Big Data
1 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.87%) Ingres
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (43.48%) Selenium
2 37 (32.17%) JIRA
3 36 (31.30%) JMeter
3 36 (31.30%) SoapUI
3 36 (31.30%) WebDriver
4 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
5 23 (20.00%) Subversion
6 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 20 (17.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (14.78%) Zephyr
8 14 (12.17%) Bitbucket
8 14 (12.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.35%) Maven
11 3 (2.61%) JUnit
12 2 (1.74%) QF-Test
12 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.87%) GitLab
13 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 34 (29.57%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) Advertising
3 4 (3.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (53.91%) Tester
2 56 (48.70%) Automation Tester
3 41 (35.65%) QA Tester
4 38 (33.04%) QA Automation Tester
5 29 (25.22%) QA Engineer
6 22 (19.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 22 (19.13%) Senior QA Tester
6 22 (19.13%) Senior Tester
7 20 (17.39%) Java Engineer
8 17 (14.78%) QA Leader
9 16 (13.91%) Senior QA Engineer
10 15 (13.04%) Senior Java Engineer
11 11 (9.57%) Analyst
12 10 (8.70%) QA Analyst
12 10 (8.70%) QA Team Leader
12 10 (8.70%) Team Leader
13 7 (6.09%) QA Test Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Test Analyst
14 6 (5.22%) Developer
14 6 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) Web Services
2 7 (6.09%) .NET
3 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.35%) CSS
4 5 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (3.48%) HTML5
5 4 (3.48%) React
5 4 (3.48%) Sass
6 3 (2.61%) REST
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
6 3 (2.61%) XML
7 2 (1.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.74%) J2EE
7 2 (1.74%) JSON
7 2 (1.74%) Swagger
8 1 (0.87%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.87%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.87%) JPA
8 1 (0.87%) Node.js
8 1 (0.87%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Fintech
2 14 (12.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) Handset
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
1 1 (0.87%) Solaris
1 1 (0.87%) Unix
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 83 (72.17%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (41.74%) Functional Testing
4 40 (34.78%) User Stories
5 38 (33.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 37 (32.17%) Scenario Testing
7 34 (29.57%) Test Management
8 32 (27.83%) OOP
9 30 (26.09%) Scrum
10 26 (22.61%) TDD
11 25 (21.74%) SDLC
12 24 (20.87%) QA Automation
13 23 (20.00%) BDD
14 20 (17.39%) OO
15 19 (16.52%) Unit Testing
16 18 (15.65%) Exploratory Testing
17 17 (14.78%) Project Planning
18 16 (13.91%) Manual Testing
19 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
20 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (66.09%) Java
2 71 (61.74%) C#
3 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.96%) SQL
5 4 (3.48%) Python
6 3 (2.61%) Groovy
7 2 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) Java 8
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) Degree
2 12 (10.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.48%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.87%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
1 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) Google
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle