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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 42 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 66 57 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 6.41% 5.20% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.21% 32.95% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 56
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,650 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 94 173 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.13% 15.77% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 94 102
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +2 47 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Mansfield - 4 £52,500 - 1
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.20%) Selenium
3 38 (30.40%) Automated Testing
4 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (24.80%) Java
6 29 (23.20%) SQL
7 28 (22.40%) Test Automation
8 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
8 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
8 21 (16.80%) Degree
8 21 (16.80%) Automation Testing
9 20 (16.00%) Test Strategy
10 19 (15.20%) WebDriver
10 19 (15.20%) Test Scripting
10 19 (15.20%) JIRA
11 18 (14.40%) Test Management
11 18 (14.40%) Finance
11 18 (14.40%) C#
12 17 (13.60%) Manual Testing
13 16 (12.80%) Git (software)
13 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
13 16 (12.80%) Defect Management
14 15 (12.00%) Data Analysis
14 15 (12.00%) OO
15 14 (11.20%) TDD
16 13 (10.40%) OOP
16 13 (10.40%) MVC
17 12 (9.60%) Scrum
17 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.60%) Project Management

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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 2 (1.60%) CMS
1 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.40%) OpenShift
3 3 (2.40%) SaaS
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
4 2 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.40%) Power BI
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.00%) Big Data
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 44 (35.20%) Selenium
2 19 (15.20%) JIRA
2 19 (15.20%) WebDriver
3 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
3 16 (12.80%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.80%) Ant
4 11 (8.80%) Maven
5 6 (4.80%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.80%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.00%) Calabash
6 5 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.20%) Appium
8 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.60%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.60%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.60%) Log4j
9 2 (1.60%) Mocha
9 2 (1.60%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.80%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (14.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Legal
3 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (20.80%) Analyst
2 25 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 20 (16.00%) Developer
3 20 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 16 (12.80%) QA Leader
5 15 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 13 (10.40%) QA Analyst
6 13 (10.40%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) QA Automation Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Test Leader
7 11 (8.80%) Tester
8 10 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Developer in Test
9 9 (7.20%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Business Analyst
10 8 (6.40%) ETL Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior ETL Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) JDBC
1 11 (8.80%) RESTful
2 10 (8.00%) .NET
3 5 (4.00%) CSS
3 5 (4.00%) HTML
4 4 (3.20%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.20%) Swagger
5 3 (2.40%) Behat
5 3 (2.40%) XML
6 2 (1.60%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.60%) CSS3
6 2 (1.60%) HTML5
6 2 (1.60%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (1.60%) jQuery
6 2 (1.60%) JSON
6 2 (1.60%) RequireJS
6 2 (1.60%) REST
6 2 (1.60%) SOAP
6 2 (1.60%) Web Services
6 2 (1.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) NHS
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.20%) Fintech
4 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) Animation
5 2 (1.60%) CMDB
5 2 (1.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.80%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.80%) SCORM
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.20%) Windows
2 2 (1.60%) Android
2 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.40%) Automated Testing
3 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (22.40%) Test Automation
5 21 (16.80%) Automation Testing
5 21 (16.80%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 19 (15.20%) Test Scripting
8 18 (14.40%) Test Management
9 17 (13.60%) Manual Testing
10 16 (12.80%) Defect Management
11 15 (12.00%) Data Analysis
11 15 (12.00%) OO
12 14 (11.20%) TDD
13 13 (10.40%) MVC
13 13 (10.40%) OOP
14 12 (9.60%) Project Management
14 12 (9.60%) Scrum
14 12 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) Java
2 29 (23.20%) SQL
3 18 (14.40%) C#
4 11 (8.80%) Python
5 9 (7.20%) Ruby
5 9 (7.20%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) Go
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
8 3 (2.40%) Scala
9 1 (0.80%) C++
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (16.80%) Degree
1 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.80%) ISEB
2 6 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) PMO
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) SDET
2 2 (1.60%) Section 508
2 2 (1.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.40%) Terraform
3 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.20%) IBM
3 3 (2.40%) Google
3 3 (2.40%) HP
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle
3 3 (2.40%) SAP
4 2 (1.60%) BMC
4 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco
4 2 (1.60%) Citrix
4 2 (1.60%) EMC
4 2 (1.60%) Juniper
4 2 (1.60%) NetApp
4 2 (1.60%) Northgate
4 2 (1.60%) Remedy
4 2 (1.60%) VMware
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Mansfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Highly competitive + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago