Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 98 242 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 6.40% 11.93% 10.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.34% 68.17% 56.04%
Number of salaries quoted 77 207 233
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,000 £64,750
East Midlands median annual salary £40,250 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.24% +13.33%

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 221 355 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 14.44% 17.50% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 184 302 355
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £26,290
90th Percentile £65,700 £65,000 £64,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -20 94 £46,250 -10.19% 24
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 73 (74.49%) Test Automation
2 70 (71.43%) Java
3 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (54.08%) Selenium
5 49 (50.00%) C#
6 41 (41.84%) WebDriver
7 36 (36.73%) JIRA
8 32 (32.65%) Test Management
9 31 (31.63%) SoapUI
9 31 (31.63%) JMeter
10 30 (30.61%) BDD
11 29 (29.59%) Cucumber
12 28 (28.57%) SDLC
12 28 (28.57%) Web Services
12 28 (28.57%) OOP
13 27 (27.55%) Finance
13 27 (27.55%) Scrum
13 27 (27.55%) Functional Testing
14 26 (26.53%) Scenario Testing
15 24 (24.49%) Zephyr
16 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
16 23 (23.47%) Defect Management
16 23 (23.47%) QA Automation
17 22 (22.45%) OO
18 20 (20.41%) Maven
19 18 (18.37%) API Testing
20 17 (17.35%) User Stories
20 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
21 16 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
22 14 (14.29%) 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 (1.02%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP ERP
1 3 (3.06%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) npm
2 2 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Apigee
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.02%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 53 (54.08%) Selenium
2 41 (41.84%) WebDriver
3 36 (36.73%) JIRA
4 31 (31.63%) JMeter
4 31 (31.63%) SoapUI
5 29 (29.59%) Cucumber
6 24 (24.49%) Zephyr
7 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
8 20 (20.41%) Maven
9 14 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 13 (13.27%) SpecFlow
11 11 (11.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (11.22%) GitLab
11 11 (11.22%) JBehave
12 10 (10.20%) Subversion
13 6 (6.12%) JUnit
14 5 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (3.06%) QF-Test
16 2 (2.04%) webpack
17 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) QA Engineer
2 26 (26.53%) Senior QA Engineer
3 25 (25.51%) Tester
4 24 (24.49%) Automation Tester
5 21 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (21.43%) Test Engineer
6 13 (13.27%) QA Automation Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Java Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Senior Java Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) QA Leader
9 8 (8.16%) Business Analyst
9 8 (8.16%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
10 7 (7.14%) QA Tester
10 7 (7.14%) Software Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) Web Services
2 11 (11.22%) Gherkin
2 11 (11.22%) JSON
3 10 (10.20%) REST
3 10 (10.20%) RESTful
4 7 (7.14%) Node.js
5 4 (4.08%) Swagger
5 4 (4.08%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) .NET
6 3 (3.06%) React
6 3 (3.06%) SOAP
7 2 (2.04%) CSS
7 2 (2.04%) DOM
7 2 (2.04%) Immutable.js
7 2 (2.04%) J2EE
7 2 (2.04%) Redux
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.02%) JMS
8 1 (1.02%) Kafka
8 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Fintech
2 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Unix
2 6 (6.12%) Android
2 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (74.49%) Test Automation
2 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.65%) Test Management
4 30 (30.61%) BDD
5 28 (28.57%) OOP
5 28 (28.57%) SDLC
6 27 (27.55%) Functional Testing
6 27 (27.55%) Scrum
7 26 (26.53%) Scenario Testing
8 23 (23.47%) Defect Management
8 23 (23.47%) QA Automation
9 22 (22.45%) OO
10 18 (18.37%) API Testing
11 17 (17.35%) User Stories
12 16 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (13.27%) TDD
14 12 (12.24%) Software Testing
15 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (71.43%) Java
2 49 (50.00%) C#
3 17 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.22%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) Python
5 8 (8.16%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) Groovy
6 3 (3.06%) Jython
7 2 (2.04%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 8 (8.16%) ISEB
2 8 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.02%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) Reuters
3 3 (3.06%) Ariba
3 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) Red Box
4 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.02%) Xamarin