Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +39
Permanent jobs citing QA 251 251 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.32% 10.70% 9.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 67.29% 56.28% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 216 229 203
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £26,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,500
East Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% +13.33% +7.14%

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 373 446 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 18.31% 19.02% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 320 348 336
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,320 £26,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £64,375
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +6 240 £51,500 +14.44% 12
Mansfield +1 1 £35,000 -6.67%
QA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 127 (50.60%) Java
2 122 (48.61%) Test Automation
3 111 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (36.25%) Selenium
5 78 (31.08%) Software Engineering
6 77 (30.68%) Project Planning
7 75 (29.88%) User Stories
8 70 (27.89%) Unit Testing
9 69 (27.49%) Workflow
10 68 (27.09%) JavaScript
11 64 (25.50%) Integration Testing
12 63 (25.10%) SDLC
13 60 (23.90%) C#
14 56 (22.31%) OO
15 51 (20.32%) Web Services
15 51 (20.32%) RESTful
16 49 (19.52%) OOP
16 49 (19.52%) Manual Testing
17 47 (18.73%) WebDriver
17 47 (18.73%) TDD
18 45 (17.93%) SQL
18 45 (17.93%) Degree
19 42 (16.73%) CSS
20 41 (16.33%) Oracle
20 41 (16.33%) JMeter
21 40 (15.94%) XML
22 39 (15.54%) HTML
22 39 (15.54%) BDD
23 38 (15.14%) Subversion
24 37 (14.74%) Secure Coding

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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 9 (3.59%) JBoss
2 4 (1.59%) IBM Domino
3 3 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.80%) CMS
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.80%) GitHub
4 2 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.80%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Ingres
3 1 (0.40%) Power BI
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 91 (36.25%) Selenium
2 47 (18.73%) WebDriver
3 41 (16.33%) JMeter
4 38 (15.14%) Subversion
5 35 (13.94%) Cucumber
6 27 (10.76%) JIRA
7 26 (10.36%) SoapUI
8 24 (9.56%) Git (software)
9 19 (7.57%) LoadRunner
10 10 (3.98%) Appium
10 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio
11 9 (3.59%) Calabash
11 9 (3.59%) NeoLoad
12 8 (3.19%) JConsole
12 8 (3.19%) The Grinder
12 8 (3.19%) VisualVM
13 6 (2.39%) Grunt
13 6 (2.39%) gulp
13 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
13 6 (2.39%) webpack
General
1 32 (12.75%) Finance
2 16 (6.37%) Retail
3 10 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (27.49%) Developer
2 50 (19.92%) QA Engineer
3 41 (16.33%) QA Leader
4 35 (13.94%) Analyst
5 31 (12.35%) Java Engineer
6 30 (11.95%) Software Engineer
7 27 (10.76%) Lead Developer
8 26 (10.36%) Java Developer
8 26 (10.36%) UI Developer
9 25 (9.96%) Tester
10 23 (9.16%) Automation Tester
10 23 (9.16%) Java Software Engineer
11 22 (8.76%) Team Leader
12 21 (8.37%) QA Automation Engineer
13 19 (7.57%) Lead Software Engineer
13 19 (7.57%) Senior Developer
13 19 (7.57%) Test Leader
14 18 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (5.98%) Automation Engineer
15 15 (5.98%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.32%) RESTful
1 51 (20.32%) Web Services
2 42 (16.73%) CSS
3 40 (15.94%) XML
4 39 (15.54%) HTML
5 30 (11.95%) jQuery
6 20 (7.97%) REST
7 15 (5.98%) .NET
8 13 (5.18%) JDBC
9 9 (3.59%) HTML5
10 8 (3.19%) WSDL
11 7 (2.79%) CSS3
11 7 (2.79%) JSON
11 7 (2.79%) Polymer
11 7 (2.79%) Web Components
12 6 (2.39%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.39%) SOAP
13 3 (1.20%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.80%) Behat
14 2 (0.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.98%) User Experience
3 9 (3.59%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.59%) Fintech
4 7 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.39%) New Media
6 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Animation
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.16%) Linux
2 25 (9.96%) Windows
3 20 (7.97%) Unix
4 5 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (48.61%) Test Automation
2 111 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (31.08%) Software Engineering
4 77 (30.68%) Project Planning
5 75 (29.88%) User Stories
6 70 (27.89%) Unit Testing
7 69 (27.49%) Workflow
8 64 (25.50%) Integration Testing
9 63 (25.10%) SDLC
10 56 (22.31%) OO
11 49 (19.52%) Manual Testing
11 49 (19.52%) OOP
12 47 (18.73%) TDD
13 39 (15.54%) BDD
14 37 (14.74%) Secure Coding
15 31 (12.35%) Defect Management
15 31 (12.35%) Scrum
16 30 (11.95%) Performance Testing
17 28 (11.16%) Mentoring
18 26 (10.36%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (50.60%) Java
2 68 (27.09%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.90%) C#
4 45 (17.93%) SQL
5 16 (6.37%) Python
6 15 (5.98%) C++
7 13 (5.18%) Ruby
8 12 (4.78%) C
9 7 (2.79%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.99%) PHP
11 3 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (0.80%) Groovy
12 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.40%) Jython
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (17.93%) Degree
2 30 (11.95%) Sun Certification
3 25 (9.96%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) PMO
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) Section 508
2 1 (0.40%) SEPA
2 1 (0.40%) WCAG
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Oracle
2 15 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.19%) Cognizant
3 8 (3.19%) Dynatrace
3 8 (3.19%) Google
4 4 (1.59%) IBM
4 4 (1.59%) Lotus
5 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.20%) Telerik
6 2 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Misys
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.40%) Zend