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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 7.56% 3.53% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.29% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £39,250 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
51 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 21.43% 20.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 5
Average salary £47,500 £80,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (46.15%) Test Management
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) HP
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) ISEB
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Line Management
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) TestDirector
8 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) JIRA
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) System Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
10 2 (7.69%) Business Objects

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) TestDirector
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) XMLSpy
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Team Leader
1 7 (26.92%) Test Team Leader
1 7 (26.92%) Senior Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior QA Manager
3 5 (19.23%) QA Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Testing Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Testing Manager
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Manager
7 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) AS400
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Test Management
2 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Line Management
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) System Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 8 (30.77%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
Brentwood, Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago