The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.43% - 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.43% 12.80% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Median salary - £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of job ads across the Basildon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) git-flow
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle