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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 9 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 15.12% 18.75% 9.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.17% 72.22% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 15
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +59.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
24 54 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 27.91% 25.96% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 31
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 19 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 61 (81.33%) Workflow
1 61 (81.33%) Wealth Management
2 52 (69.33%) Finance
3 50 (66.67%) .NET
4 42 (56.00%) SDLC
5 37 (49.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (42.67%) Unit Testing
6 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
7 30 (40.00%) C#
7 30 (40.00%) HTML
7 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 30 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 30 (40.00%) CSS
7 30 (40.00%) OOD
7 30 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 30 (40.00%) Ajax
8 26 (34.67%) Project Management
9 24 (32.00%) Process Management
9 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
9 24 (32.00%) Risk Management
9 24 (32.00%) System Testing
10 21 (28.00%) VB.NET
11 20 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
12 17 (22.67%) Straight-Through Processing
13 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.67%) 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 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 30 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (49.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.67%) TestDirector
General
1 52 (69.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Business Manager
1 24 (32.00%) Business Project Manager
1 24 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 15 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (14.67%) Software Project Manager
4 11 (14.67%) Technical Leader
5 10 (13.33%) Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Software Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (66.67%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 30 (40.00%) Ajax
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 30 (40.00%) CSS
2 30 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (81.33%) Wealth Management
1 61 (81.33%) Workflow
2 42 (56.00%) SDLC
3 32 (42.67%) Unit Testing
4 30 (40.00%) OOD
5 26 (34.67%) Project Management
6 24 (32.00%) Process Management
6 24 (32.00%) Regression Testing
6 24 (32.00%) Risk Management
6 24 (32.00%) System Testing
7 20 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (22.67%) Straight-Through Processing
9 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 7 (9.33%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.33%) Defect Management
14 3 (4.00%) Functional Testing
14 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) C#
1 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (5.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft