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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 6 6 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 25.00% 21.00% 5.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.91% 76.67% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 8
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
44 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 37.93% 27.40% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 18
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 74 (82.22%) Workflow
1 74 (82.22%) Wealth Management
2 60 (66.67%) Finance
3 54 (60.00%) .NET
4 45 (50.00%) SDLC
5 35 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (37.78%) Unit Testing
7 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 30 (33.33%) C#
8 30 (33.33%) HTML
8 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 30 (33.33%) CSS
8 30 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 30 (33.33%) Straight-Through Processing
8 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 29 (32.22%) Project Management
10 28 (31.11%) OOD
10 28 (31.11%) Visual Studio
10 28 (31.11%) Ajax
10 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (28.89%) System Testing
11 26 (28.89%) Process Management
11 26 (28.89%) Regression Testing
11 26 (28.89%) Risk Management
12 22 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (23.33%) VB.NET
14 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
15 12 (13.33%) Test Automation

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 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (31.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Business Manager
1 26 (28.89%) Business Project Manager
1 26 (28.89%) Project Manager
2 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 15 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 13 (14.44%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Software Project Manager
5 8 (8.89%) QA Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.44%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.00%) .NET
2 30 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 30 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 30 (33.33%) CSS
2 30 (33.33%) HTML
3 28 (31.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) AS400
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (82.22%) Wealth Management
1 74 (82.22%) Workflow
2 45 (50.00%) SDLC
3 34 (37.78%) Unit Testing
4 30 (33.33%) Straight-Through Processing
5 29 (32.22%) Project Management
6 28 (31.11%) OOD
7 26 (28.89%) Process Management
7 26 (28.89%) Regression Testing
7 26 (28.89%) Risk Management
7 26 (28.89%) System Testing
8 22 (24.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
10 12 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 12 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (4.44%) ITIL
14 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) C#
1 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.44%) ISEB
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft