The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 5 7 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 57 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.65% 21.01% 4.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.28% 74.63% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 5
Median salary £75,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
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 Brentwood region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
71 67 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 38.17% 28.15% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 14
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £51,750 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

The demand trend of job ads across the Brentwood region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for QA.

1 85 (83.33%) Wealth Management
2 82 (80.39%) Workflow
3 68 (66.67%) Finance
4 56 (54.90%) .NET
5 54 (52.94%) SDLC
6 42 (41.18%) Straight-Through Processing
6 42 (41.18%) Mobile App
7 36 (35.29%) Unit Testing
8 35 (34.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (31.37%) .NET Framework
9 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
9 32 (31.37%) C#
9 32 (31.37%) HTML
9 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
9 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
9 32 (31.37%) CSS
10 28 (27.45%) Visual Studio
10 28 (27.45%) OOD
10 28 (27.45%) Project Management
10 28 (27.45%) Ajax
10 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (23.53%) VB.NET
12 23 (22.55%) Process Management
12 23 (22.55%) Regression Testing
12 23 (22.55%) Risk Management
12 23 (22.55%) System Testing
13 22 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
14 21 (20.59%) Mentoring
15 18 (17.65%) Software Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MultiFonds
1 2 (1.96%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (27.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (34.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (27.45%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.90%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.98%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Back Office
3 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (22.55%) Business Manager
1 23 (22.55%) Business Project Manager
1 23 (22.55%) Project Manager
2 19 (18.63%) .NET Developer
2 19 (18.63%) Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 17 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Analyst
5 13 (12.75%) Software Project Manager
6 11 (10.78%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (9.80%) QA Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Financial Services Project Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Head of Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Head of Business Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Project Director
10 5 (4.90%) QA Leader
10 5 (4.90%) Software Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.90%) .NET
2 32 (31.37%) .NET Framework
2 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET
2 32 (31.37%) CSS
2 32 (31.37%) HTML
3 28 (27.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (83.33%) Wealth Management
2 82 (80.39%) Workflow
3 54 (52.94%) SDLC
4 42 (41.18%) Straight-Through Processing
5 36 (35.29%) Unit Testing
6 28 (27.45%) OOD
6 28 (27.45%) Project Management
7 23 (22.55%) Process Management
7 23 (22.55%) Regression Testing
7 23 (22.55%) Risk Management
7 23 (22.55%) System Testing
8 22 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 21 (20.59%) Mentoring
10 18 (17.65%) Software Delivery
11 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
12 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (6.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
16 5 (4.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.37%) C#
1 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.90%) SQL
4 3 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.90%) ISEB
3 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft