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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 19.60% 4.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.06% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 37 3 0
Average salary £43,500 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -
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
89 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 35.60% 8.00% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 50 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £87,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.71% +105.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,750 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,750 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 43 (64.18%) Finance
2 28 (41.79%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
4 23 (34.33%) ISTQB
5 22 (32.84%) Software Delivery
5 22 (32.84%) E-Commerce
6 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
7 17 (25.37%) SoapUI
7 17 (25.37%) HP
8 15 (22.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (20.90%) Middleware
9 14 (20.90%) SOAP
10 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.40%) XMLSpy
11 12 (17.91%) ISEB
11 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
11 12 (17.91%) SQL
11 12 (17.91%) MS Office
12 11 (16.42%) Wealth Management
12 11 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (16.42%) Test Management
13 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
14 9 (13.43%) TestDirector
15 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.94%) Selenium
15 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
15 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
15 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (10.45%) HTML
16 7 (10.45%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (8.96%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) SoapUI
2 15 (22.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (19.40%) XMLSpy
4 9 (13.43%) TestDirector
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
6 7 (10.45%) JIRA
7 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (64.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 25 (37.31%) Test Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) QA Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Tester
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Manager
5 9 (13.43%) QA Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Senior QA Manager
6 8 (11.94%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Manual Tester
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) SOAP
1 14 (20.90%) Middleware
2 7 (10.45%) Ajax
2 7 (10.45%) HTML
2 7 (10.45%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) .NET
3 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.97%) XML
6 3 (4.48%) Web Services
7 2 (2.99%) Struts
7 2 (2.99%) J2EE
7 2 (2.99%) JSP
7 2 (2.99%) XSD
7 2 (2.99%) XSL
7 2 (2.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) AS400
1 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Test Scripting
2 22 (32.84%) Software Delivery
2 22 (32.84%) E-Commerce
3 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
4 11 (16.42%) Test Management
4 11 (16.42%) Wealth Management
5 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.45%) System Testing
7 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.96%) ETL
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.96%) Straight-Through Processing
8 6 (8.96%) Workflow
8 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
3 6 (8.96%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
5 1 (1.49%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (17.91%) ISEB
3 11 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
Systems Management
1 28 (41.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) HP
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Business Objects
3 6 (8.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
Brentwood, Essex
Nakama
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago