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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 11.93% 6.80% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 46.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Average salary £36,750 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
65 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 29.82% 14.56% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 8
Average salary £47,500 £87,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
1 17 (45.95%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) HP
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
4 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
5 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
6 9 (24.32%) SOAP
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) ISEB
7 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) XMLSpy
8 7 (18.92%) Middleware
8 7 (18.92%) MS Office
8 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) TestDirector
9 6 (16.22%) Line Management
10 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Selenium
10 5 (13.51%) JIRA
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
2 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (18.92%) XMLSpy
4 6 (16.22%) TestDirector
5 5 (13.51%) JIRA
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) QA Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
6 5 (13.51%) QA Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Manual Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (13.51%) Senior QA Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
7 4 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Testing Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Testing Manager
9 1 (2.70%) QA Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) SOAP
2 7 (18.92%) Middleware
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) Struts
5 1 (2.70%) XSD
5 1 (2.70%) XSL
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 10 (27.03%) Test Management
4 8 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Line Management
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.81%) System Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) ETL
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) ISTQB
2 9 (24.32%) ISEB
3 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) HP
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Business Objects
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - 40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum C£70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000- £45,000+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago