The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.84% 0.99% 1.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
QA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 6.45% 8.91% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £29,859
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +50.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £39,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

QA
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Basildon region.

QA Salary Trend in Basildon

QA
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Basildon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Progress
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (25.00%) WebInspect
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) CSSLP
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QADirector
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Progress
1 2 (25.00%) HP
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, flex bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, bonus, medical, flex bens
Posted: 24 days ago