The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.96% - 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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 Brentwood region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.94% 19.59% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £43,750 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £19,500 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

QA
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

QA Salary Trend in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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