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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.22% 12.57% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 87.50% 41.07% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 4 1
Median salary £65,000 £48,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
48 56 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 34.53% 30.60% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 2
Median salary £65,000 £48,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £52,750 £60,500
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 24 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Brentwood

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 54 (84.38%) Wealth Management
2 39 (60.94%) Workflow
3 36 (56.25%) Finance
4 35 (54.69%) SDLC
5 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
5 28 (43.75%) Straight-Through Processing
6 25 (39.06%) Software Delivery
7 20 (31.25%) .NET
8 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
9 16 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (21.88%) VB.NET
10 14 (21.88%) C#
10 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
11 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.75%) HTML
12 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.75%) CSS
12 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
12 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
13 11 (17.19%) ISTQB
13 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
14 10 (15.63%) Ajax
14 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
14 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (14.06%) Sonata
15 9 (14.06%) MultiFonds
16 8 (12.50%) OOD

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 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MultiFonds
1 9 (14.06%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
1 11 (17.19%) Technical Leader
2 10 (15.63%) Tester
3 9 (14.06%) QA Tester
3 9 (14.06%) Software QA Tester
3 9 (14.06%) Software Tester
4 8 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Head of Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Head of Business Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Project Director
6 5 (7.81%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) .NET
2 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 12 (18.75%) CSS
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
4 10 (15.63%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Wealth Management
2 39 (60.94%) Workflow
3 35 (54.69%) SDLC
4 28 (43.75%) Straight-Through Processing
5 25 (39.06%) Software Delivery
6 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
7 16 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 14 (21.88%) Test Automation
9 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.50%) OOD
12 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.38%) Project Management
13 6 (9.38%) Test Scripting
14 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
14 5 (7.81%) Coaching
14 5 (7.81%) Resource Allocation
15 4 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) C#
1 14 (21.88%) VB.NET
2 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
2 5 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft