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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.66% 2.73% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.53% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 35 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
76 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 37.44% 8.18% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 2 8
Average salary £47,500 £72,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +113.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £58,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £46,500 £86,500
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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 49 (70.00%) Finance
2 27 (38.57%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 22 (31.43%) Software Delivery
5 21 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 17 (24.29%) SoapUI
6 17 (24.29%) HP
7 15 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (21.43%) Wealth Management
8 14 (20.00%) Middleware
8 14 (20.00%) SOAP
9 13 (18.57%) XMLSpy
9 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.14%) MS Office
11 11 (15.71%) ISEB
11 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (15.71%) Test Management
11 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
12 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) HTML
12 10 (14.29%) CSS
13 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
13 9 (12.86%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) TestDirector

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
1 12 (17.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) SoapUI
2 15 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (18.57%) XMLSpy
4 9 (12.86%) TestDirector
5 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.43%) Selenium
5 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.14%) JIRA
7 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 49 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Analyst
2 26 (37.14%) Test Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) QA Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Senior Manager
4 11 (15.71%) QA Manager
4 11 (15.71%) Senior QA Manager
5 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Tester
7 6 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Manual Tester
9 2 (2.86%) QA Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.86%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Report Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Middleware
1 14 (20.00%) SOAP
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) CSS
3 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.86%) .NET
3 9 (12.86%) Ajax
4 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.71%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) Web Services
7 2 (2.86%) XSD
7 2 (2.86%) XSL
7 2 (2.86%) XSLT
7 2 (2.86%) JSP
7 2 (2.86%) Struts
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.57%) AS400
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) E-Commerce
1 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
2 22 (31.43%) Software Delivery
3 15 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 11 (15.71%) Test Management
4 11 (15.71%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.86%) Workflow
7 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Straight-Through Processing
7 8 (11.43%) System Testing
7 8 (11.43%) OOD
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
2 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
4 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.71%) ISEB
2 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 27 (38.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) HP
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
3 6 (8.57%) Business Objects
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
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