Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 32 23
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 97 147 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 6.11% 7.20% 8.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.49% 67.43% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 110 162
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.52% +16.67% +7.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £63,625
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 252 218 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.88% 10.67% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 210 165 296
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £27,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +1.27%

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

QA
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 July 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 18 July 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 94 £42,500 -19.05% 12
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 68 (70.10%) Test Automation
2 61 (62.89%) Java
3 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (49.48%) Selenium
5 35 (36.08%) Cucumber
6 33 (34.02%) WebDriver
6 33 (34.02%) Web Services
7 32 (32.99%) JIRA
8 30 (30.93%) C#
8 30 (30.93%) SDLC
9 28 (28.87%) BDD
10 27 (27.84%) Finance
11 24 (24.74%) Degree
11 24 (24.74%) Test Management
12 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.68%) JMeter
14 20 (20.62%) Scrum
15 19 (19.59%) Defect Management
16 18 (18.56%) Software Testing
17 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
17 17 (17.53%) QA Automation
18 16 (16.49%) SoapUI
18 16 (16.49%) TDD
18 16 (16.49%) Oracle
18 16 (16.49%) CSS
18 16 (16.49%) OOP
19 15 (15.46%) Zephyr
20 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
20 14 (14.43%) Scenario Testing
20 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving

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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 4 (4.12%) Apache Solr
1 4 (4.12%) JBoss
1 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.12%) WildFly
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) GitHub
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) ATM
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
1 4 (4.12%) Ingres
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (49.48%) Selenium
2 35 (36.08%) Cucumber
3 33 (34.02%) WebDriver
4 32 (32.99%) JIRA
5 22 (22.68%) JMeter
6 16 (16.49%) SoapUI
7 15 (15.46%) Zephyr
8 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
9 10 (10.31%) Maven
10 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
11 7 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (6.19%) GitLab
12 6 (6.19%) JBehave
12 6 (6.19%) SpecFlow
12 6 (6.19%) Subversion
13 4 (4.12%) ANTLR
13 4 (4.12%) Artifactory
13 4 (4.12%) JUnit
14 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
14 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Electronics
4 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) QA Engineer
2 23 (23.71%) QA Automation Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) Test Engineer
4 17 (17.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (16.49%) Automation Tester
5 16 (16.49%) Tester
6 15 (15.46%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (13.40%) Analyst
7 13 (13.40%) Developer
8 12 (12.37%) QA Test Engineer
9 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
10 9 (9.28%) Java Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) QA Leader
10 9 (9.28%) Senior QA Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
11 8 (8.25%) QA Software Engineer
11 8 (8.25%) Software QA Engineer
12 6 (6.19%) Test Leader
13 5 (5.15%) Automation Test Lead
14 4 (4.12%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) Web Services
2 16 (16.49%) CSS
3 12 (12.37%) RESTful
4 10 (10.31%) HTML
5 9 (9.28%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) HTML5
7 7 (7.22%) XML
8 6 (6.19%) .NET
9 4 (4.12%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (4.12%) Gherkin
9 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.12%) J2EE
9 4 (4.12%) Java EE
9 4 (4.12%) JMS
9 4 (4.12%) JPA
9 4 (4.12%) Lucene
9 4 (4.12%) Node.js
9 4 (4.12%) REST
9 4 (4.12%) SOAP
9 4 (4.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) Fintech
4 9 (9.28%) User Experience
5 6 (6.19%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.09%) Derivative
7 3 (3.09%) Equities
7 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.06%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.34%) Unix
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (70.10%) Test Automation
2 60 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.93%) SDLC
4 28 (28.87%) BDD
5 24 (24.74%) Test Management
6 20 (20.62%) Scrum
7 19 (19.59%) Defect Management
8 18 (18.56%) Software Testing
9 17 (17.53%) QA Automation
10 16 (16.49%) OOP
10 16 (16.49%) TDD
11 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (14.43%) Scenario Testing
11 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
12 13 (13.40%) API Testing
12 13 (13.40%) DevOps
13 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
13 12 (12.37%) User Stories
14 11 (11.34%) SDET
15 10 (10.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 61 (62.89%) Java
2 30 (30.93%) C#
3 23 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.37%) SQL
5 8 (8.25%) Ruby
6 5 (5.15%) Python
7 4 (4.12%) Java 8
8 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (24.74%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.19%) ISEB
3 6 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.06%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SEPA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) LXC
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) Misys
3 5 (5.15%) Google
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) WooCommerce
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin