Period
to 15 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 +33
Permanent jobs citing QA 289 178 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.74% 7.85% 7.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.13% 54.27% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 234 144 147
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
East Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% -

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 437 328 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 22.30% 14.47% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 366 234 278
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,750 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Nottinghamshire

QA
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Nottinghamshire.

Salary trend for QA in Nottinghamshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Nottinghamshire

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Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +21 278 £50,000 - 24
Mansfield +6 1 £35,000 - 1
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 January 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 175 (60.55%) Java
2 142 (49.13%) Test Automation
3 114 (39.45%) Project Planning
4 108 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (37.37%) Software Engineering
5 106 (36.68%) User Stories
6 103 (35.64%) Workflow
7 100 (34.60%) Unit Testing
8 96 (33.22%) Selenium
9 95 (32.87%) Integration Testing
10 89 (30.80%) JavaScript
11 85 (29.41%) Web Services
12 80 (27.68%) C#
13 62 (21.45%) TDD
14 61 (21.11%) OO
14 61 (21.11%) Manual Testing
15 59 (20.42%) SDLC
16 58 (20.07%) WebDriver
16 58 (20.07%) OOP
17 54 (18.69%) JMeter
18 52 (17.99%) BDD
19 51 (17.65%) CSS
20 45 (15.57%) RESTful
21 44 (15.22%) Cucumber
21 44 (15.22%) HTML
22 43 (14.88%) Subversion
22 43 (14.88%) Mentoring
23 42 (14.53%) JIRA
24 41 (14.19%) Degree
24 41 (14.19%) Secure Coding

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 5 (1.73%) Confluence
2 3 (1.04%) IBM Domino
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.69%) JBoss
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.04%) GitHub
3 2 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.42%) Internet
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.35%) Big Data
2 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.35%) Ingres
2 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 96 (33.22%) Selenium
2 58 (20.07%) WebDriver
3 54 (18.69%) JMeter
4 44 (15.22%) Cucumber
5 43 (14.88%) Subversion
6 42 (14.53%) JIRA
7 37 (12.80%) SoapUI
8 23 (7.96%) Git (software)
9 9 (3.11%) Appium
9 9 (3.11%) Calabash
9 9 (3.11%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.77%) Grunt
10 8 (2.77%) gulp
10 8 (2.77%) Maven
10 8 (2.77%) webpack
11 7 (2.42%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.08%) Protractor
12 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.38%) Mocha
13 4 (1.38%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (13.15%) Finance
2 8 (2.77%) Retail
3 6 (2.08%) Marketing
4 4 (1.38%) Banking
4 4 (1.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (28.03%) Developer
2 74 (25.61%) QA Engineer
3 54 (18.69%) Software Engineer
4 52 (17.99%) Java Engineer
5 42 (14.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 41 (14.19%) QA Leader
7 39 (13.49%) Lead Developer
8 38 (13.15%) UI Developer
9 37 (12.80%) Lead Software Engineer
10 30 (10.38%) Analyst
11 29 (10.03%) Java Developer
11 29 (10.03%) QA Automation Engineer
12 25 (8.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 24 (8.30%) Team Leader
14 21 (7.27%) Software Team Leader
14 21 (7.27%) Tester
15 20 (6.92%) Automation Engineer
16 19 (6.57%) Automation Tester
16 19 (6.57%) Test Engineer
17 17 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (29.41%) Web Services
2 51 (17.65%) CSS
3 45 (15.57%) RESTful
4 44 (15.22%) HTML
5 40 (13.84%) XML
6 32 (11.07%) jQuery
7 20 (6.92%) .NET
7 20 (6.92%) REST
8 13 (4.50%) Gherkin
9 10 (3.46%) HTML5
9 10 (3.46%) SOAP
10 9 (3.11%) CSS3
10 9 (3.11%) JDBC
10 9 (3.11%) JSON
10 9 (3.11%) Polymer
10 9 (3.11%) Web Components
11 5 (1.73%) Swagger
12 4 (1.38%) Chai
13 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.11%) Client/Server
1 9 (3.11%) Computer Science
1 9 (3.11%) Fintech
1 9 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.42%) New Media
4 6 (2.08%) User Experience
5 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.35%) Derivative
6 1 (0.35%) Equities
6 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.61%) Linux
2 16 (5.54%) Windows
3 13 (4.50%) Unix
4 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (49.13%) Test Automation
2 114 (39.45%) Project Planning
3 108 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (37.37%) Software Engineering
4 106 (36.68%) User Stories
5 103 (35.64%) Workflow
6 100 (34.60%) Unit Testing
7 95 (32.87%) Integration Testing
8 62 (21.45%) TDD
9 61 (21.11%) Manual Testing
9 61 (21.11%) OO
10 59 (20.42%) SDLC
11 58 (20.07%) OOP
12 52 (17.99%) BDD
13 43 (14.88%) Mentoring
14 41 (14.19%) Secure Coding
15 39 (13.49%) Test Management
16 30 (10.38%) Defect Management
17 26 (9.00%) Performance Testing
18 22 (7.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (60.55%) Java
2 89 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 80 (27.68%) C#
4 38 (13.15%) SQL
5 18 (6.23%) Python
6 14 (4.84%) C++
6 14 (4.84%) Ruby
7 13 (4.50%) C
8 12 (4.15%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.08%) PHP
10 5 (1.73%) Scala
11 3 (1.04%) Groovy
12 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.69%) Go
12 2 (0.69%) Jython
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (14.19%) Degree
2 31 (10.73%) Sun Certification
3 8 (2.77%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.35%) PMO
1 1 (0.35%) SEPA
Vendors
1 35 (12.11%) Oracle
2 10 (3.46%) Google
3 8 (2.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.04%) IBM
4 3 (1.04%) Lotus
4 3 (1.04%) Telerik
5 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.35%) Misys
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.35%) Zend