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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.10% 18.50% 2.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.48% 50.79% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 0
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
21 63 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 17.80% 36.42% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 2
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 29 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 39 (70.91%) Wealth Management
2 36 (65.45%) Finance
3 25 (45.45%) SDLC
4 22 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 22 (40.00%) Workflow
5 19 (34.55%) .NET
5 19 (34.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
7 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
8 16 (29.09%) C#
8 16 (29.09%) VB.NET
8 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
8 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
8 16 (29.09%) Ajax
8 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
10 12 (21.82%) SQL
10 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
10 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
11 11 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
11 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (16.36%) MultiFonds
12 9 (16.36%) Sonata
12 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
13 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
13 8 (14.55%) OOD

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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 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MultiFonds
1 9 (16.36%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (12.73%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 36 (65.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Tester
3 9 (16.36%) QA Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Software QA Tester
3 9 (16.36%) Software Tester
4 7 (12.73%) QA Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Leader
6 5 (9.09%) QA Specialist
6 5 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Associate Director
7 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 16 (29.09%) Ajax
2 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
3 8 (14.55%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.45%) AS400
4 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) Wealth Management
2 25 (45.45%) SDLC
3 22 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 22 (40.00%) Workflow
4 16 (29.09%) Unit Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
8 8 (14.55%) OOD
8 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.09%) Line Management
9 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
10 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) C#
1 16 (29.09%) VB.NET
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.73%) ISEB
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) HP
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
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