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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 76 110 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 7.40% 10.40% 8.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.52% 50.46% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 98 121
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
10th Percentile £31,625 £31,179 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £103,750
East Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  

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 116 218 198
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.30% 20.60% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 203 215
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,350 £26,350
90th Percentile £65,000 £99,750 £61,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,962 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.74% +3.52%  

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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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 -4 75 £55,000 +10.00% 10
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 77 (54.61%) Test Automation
2 64 (45.39%) Selenium
3 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (39.01%) Java
5 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (25.53%) OO
7 34 (24.11%) Manual Testing
8 33 (23.40%) WebDriver
9 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
9 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
9 28 (19.86%) Defect Management
10 26 (18.44%) Scrum
10 26 (18.44%) OOP
10 26 (18.44%) JIRA
10 26 (18.44%) ISTQB
10 26 (18.44%) RESTful
11 25 (17.73%) Test Management
11 25 (17.73%) TDD
12 22 (15.60%) MVC
12 22 (15.60%) SQL
13 21 (14.89%) JDBC
13 21 (14.89%) User Stories
14 20 (14.18%) Cucumber
15 19 (13.48%) C#
15 19 (13.48%) Finance
15 19 (13.48%) SDLC
16 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
16 18 (12.77%) Ant
16 18 (12.77%) Test Scripting
16 18 (12.77%) Maven

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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 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (3.55%) JBoss
1 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.55%) SaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.13%) Big Data
1 3 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.13%) MySQL
1 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.71%) Power BI
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (45.39%) Selenium
2 33 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
4 26 (18.44%) JIRA
5 20 (14.18%) Cucumber
6 18 (12.77%) Ant
6 18 (12.77%) Maven
7 16 (11.35%) LoadRunner
8 9 (6.38%) JMeter
9 8 (5.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.55%) JConsole
10 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.55%) NeoLoad
10 5 (3.55%) The Grinder
10 5 (3.55%) VisualVM
11 4 (2.84%) Appium
11 4 (2.84%) Calabash
11 4 (2.84%) MSTest
11 4 (2.84%) NUnit
11 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (13.48%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Legal
2 7 (4.96%) Retail
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (22.70%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) QA Engineer
3 25 (17.73%) Analyst
4 20 (14.18%) QA Leader
5 18 (12.77%) Test Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) Test Leader
6 15 (10.64%) QA Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 13 (9.22%) QA Test Engineer
7 13 (9.22%) Tester
8 12 (8.51%) Developer in Test
9 11 (7.80%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (7.09%) QA Team Leader
10 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
10 10 (7.09%) Team Leader
11 9 (6.38%) Java Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Automation Tester
12 8 (5.67%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.67%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.44%) RESTful
2 21 (14.89%) JDBC
3 15 (10.64%) .NET
4 14 (9.93%) CSS
5 13 (9.22%) XML
6 11 (7.80%) HTML
7 7 (4.96%) J2EE
7 7 (4.96%) REST
8 5 (3.55%) HTML5
8 5 (3.55%) JSON
8 5 (3.55%) LINQ
8 5 (3.55%) WCF
8 5 (3.55%) WF
8 5 (3.55%) WPF
8 5 (3.55%) WSDL
9 4 (2.84%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.84%) CSS3
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) SOAP
9 4 (2.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.55%) Fintech
4 4 (2.84%) Animation
4 4 (2.84%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.84%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.42%) VLE
7 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) PACS
7 1 (0.71%) SCORM
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.93%) Windows
2 7 (4.96%) Unix
3 6 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (54.61%) Test Automation
2 62 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.95%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (25.53%) OO
5 34 (24.11%) Manual Testing
6 28 (19.86%) Defect Management
6 28 (19.86%) Software Engineering
7 26 (18.44%) OOP
7 26 (18.44%) Scrum
8 25 (17.73%) TDD
8 25 (17.73%) Test Management
9 22 (15.60%) MVC
10 21 (14.89%) User Stories
11 19 (13.48%) SDLC
12 18 (12.77%) Test Scripting
13 17 (12.06%) Functional Testing
13 17 (12.06%) Scenario Testing
13 17 (12.06%) Software Testing
14 16 (11.35%) Risk Management
14 16 (11.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.01%) Java
2 22 (15.60%) SQL
3 19 (13.48%) C#
4 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.96%) Python
5 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.55%) C++
6 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.55%) Ruby
7 3 (2.13%) Go
7 3 (2.13%) Perl
7 3 (2.13%) PHP
7 3 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (18.44%) ISTQB
2 15 (10.64%) Degree
3 8 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) PMO
2 4 (2.84%) Section 508
2 4 (2.84%) WCAG
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.84%) Terraform
2 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 5 (3.55%) Cognizant
3 5 (3.55%) Dynatrace
4 4 (2.84%) Google
5 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (1.42%) Remedy
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) Northgate
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