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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.49% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% - -
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
8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 9.30% 7.55% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
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 11 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Magento
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago