The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Brentwood region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.11% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 9.59% 11.61% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Essex

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Magento
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM