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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 3 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 59 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 37.82% 15.90% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 86.76% 51.67% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 2
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £103,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
68 60 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 43.59% 30.77% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 2
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £68,500 £97,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 64 (83.12%) Wealth Management
2 53 (68.83%) Workflow
3 47 (61.04%) Finance
4 44 (57.14%) SDLC
5 32 (41.56%) .NET
6 29 (37.66%) Straight-Through Processing
6 29 (37.66%) Mobile App
7 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
8 22 (28.57%) Software Delivery
9 19 (24.68%) C#
9 19 (24.68%) HTML
9 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
9 19 (24.68%) CSS
9 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
10 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
10 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
11 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (22.08%) VB.NET
12 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
12 15 (19.48%) OOD
12 15 (19.48%) Ajax
12 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (18.18%) Project Management
14 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
14 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
14 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
15 10 (12.99%) System Testing

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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 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MultiFonds
1 9 (11.69%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (19.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
3 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 47 (61.04%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Technical Leader
2 10 (12.99%) .NET Developer
2 10 (12.99%) Analyst
2 10 (12.99%) Business Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Business Project Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Developer
2 10 (12.99%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.69%) QA Tester
3 9 (11.69%) Software QA Tester
3 9 (11.69%) Software Tester
3 9 (11.69%) Tester
4 8 (10.39%) QA Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Head of Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Project Director
7 5 (6.49%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) .NET Framework
2 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
2 19 (24.68%) CSS
2 19 (24.68%) HTML
3 15 (19.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (83.12%) Wealth Management
2 53 (68.83%) Workflow
3 44 (57.14%) SDLC
4 29 (37.66%) Straight-Through Processing
5 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
6 22 (28.57%) Software Delivery
7 18 (23.38%) Mentoring
8 15 (19.48%) OOD
8 15 (19.48%) Software Testing
9 14 (18.18%) Project Management
10 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
10 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.58%) Waterfall
11 10 (12.99%) Process Management
11 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.99%) System Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) C#
1 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.08%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.49%) SQL
4 3 (3.90%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.79%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
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