Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 87 160 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 5.65% 8.16% 11.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.73% 62.02% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 131 239
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +11.70% +17.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £64,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +3.37% +18.67%

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 219 258 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.23% 13.16% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 177 210 365
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.27% +8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,250
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +13.33%

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 September 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 -5 85 £41,000 -21.90% 19
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 61 (70.11%) Test Automation
2 56 (64.37%) Java
3 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (54.02%) Selenium
5 35 (40.23%) WebDriver
6 33 (37.93%) C#
7 31 (35.63%) Web Services
8 28 (32.18%) JIRA
9 27 (31.03%) BDD
10 26 (29.89%) Cucumber
10 26 (29.89%) Defect Management
11 24 (27.59%) SDLC
11 24 (27.59%) QA Automation
11 24 (27.59%) SoapUI
11 24 (27.59%) Test Management
12 22 (25.29%) JMeter
13 21 (24.14%) Finance
13 21 (24.14%) Scrum
14 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
14 19 (21.84%) OOP
14 19 (21.84%) API Testing
15 18 (20.69%) Zephyr
15 18 (20.69%) Maven
16 16 (18.39%) Scenario Testing
16 16 (18.39%) OO
17 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (17.24%) RESTful
18 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.09%) Functional Testing
19 13 (14.94%) Jenkins

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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 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.30%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 2 (2.30%) npm
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) ATM
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (54.02%) Selenium
2 35 (40.23%) WebDriver
3 28 (32.18%) JIRA
4 26 (29.89%) Cucumber
5 24 (27.59%) SoapUI
6 22 (25.29%) JMeter
7 18 (20.69%) Maven
7 18 (20.69%) Zephyr
8 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
9 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
10 11 (12.64%) SpecFlow
11 10 (11.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (10.34%) GitLab
12 9 (10.34%) JBehave
13 6 (6.90%) JUnit
14 3 (3.45%) QF-Test
15 2 (2.30%) Fiddler
15 2 (2.30%) git-flow
15 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (2.30%) webpack
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) QA Engineer
2 19 (21.84%) Tester
3 18 (20.69%) Automation Tester
3 18 (20.69%) Test Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (18.39%) QA Automation Engineer
5 16 (18.39%) Senior QA Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) QA Leader
9 7 (8.05%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Engineering Manager
10 6 (6.90%) QA Automation Tester
10 6 (6.90%) QA Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Quality Manager
10 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering Manager
10 6 (6.90%) Software Manager
11 5 (5.75%) Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) Web Services
2 15 (17.24%) RESTful
3 11 (12.64%) JSON
4 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
5 9 (10.34%) Node.js
5 9 (10.34%) REST
6 6 (6.90%) CSS
7 5 (5.75%) HTML
7 5 (5.75%) HTML5
7 5 (5.75%) SOAP
8 4 (4.60%) Redux
8 4 (4.60%) XML
9 3 (3.45%) Swagger
10 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.30%) Behat
10 2 (2.30%) DOM
10 2 (2.30%) Immutable.js
10 2 (2.30%) React
10 2 (2.30%) Sass
11 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Fintech
5 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.30%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Unix
2 6 (6.90%) Android
2 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Test Automation
2 50 (57.47%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) BDD
4 26 (29.89%) Defect Management
5 24 (27.59%) QA Automation
5 24 (27.59%) SDLC
5 24 (27.59%) Test Management
6 21 (24.14%) Scrum
7 19 (21.84%) API Testing
7 19 (21.84%) OOP
8 16 (18.39%) OO
8 16 (18.39%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (16.09%) Functional Testing
11 12 (13.79%) SDET
11 12 (13.79%) Software Testing
12 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (9.20%) TDD
15 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (64.37%) Java
2 33 (37.93%) C#
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.34%) Ruby
5 8 (9.20%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) SQL
7 3 (3.45%) Groovy
7 3 (3.45%) Jython
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISEB
2 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Reuters
3 2 (2.30%) Ariba
3 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.15%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.15%) Xamarin