The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 146 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.78% 10.01% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 64.20% 65.77% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 134 83
Median salary £47,500 £42,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
81 222 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.44% 15.23% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 196 177
Median salary £45,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,750 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Cambridge region.

QA Salary Trend in Cambridge

QA
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for QA.

1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) C#
3 34 (33.66%) Selenium
3 34 (33.66%) Test Automation
4 32 (31.68%) Software Engineering
4 32 (31.68%) Python
5 27 (26.73%) SQL
5 27 (26.73%) Scrum
6 26 (25.74%) Linux
6 26 (25.74%) Automated Testing
7 25 (24.75%) Java
8 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.78%) Degree
10 20 (19.80%) MVC
10 20 (19.80%) .NET
11 19 (18.81%) Perl
11 19 (18.81%) REST
12 18 (17.82%) HTML
13 17 (16.83%) CSS
13 17 (16.83%) Entity Framework
13 17 (16.83%) Test Strategy
13 17 (16.83%) .NET Framework
13 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
13 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (15.84%) WCF
14 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
14 16 (15.84%) VB.NET
15 15 (14.85%) LINQ
15 15 (14.85%) JIRA
16 14 (13.86%) JSON

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) Smallworld
2 4 (3.96%) Drupal
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) WordPress
4 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) HTTP
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) GIS
2 5 (4.95%) QGIS
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) MS Access
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Selenium
2 15 (14.85%) JIRA
3 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.92%) JUnit
5 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.95%) NUnit
7 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.97%) JMeter
8 3 (2.97%) Subversion
9 2 (1.98%) Ant
9 2 (1.98%) AppVeyor
9 2 (1.98%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.98%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.98%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Test Engineer
2 26 (25.74%) Developer
3 24 (23.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 22 (21.78%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (20.79%) Software Engineer
6 18 (17.82%) QA Engineer
7 15 (14.85%) QA Test Engineer
7 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
8 14 (13.86%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (13.86%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.91%) C# Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Java Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) QA Automation Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Python Software Engineer
11 7 (6.93%) Tester
12 6 (5.94%) Junior
12 6 (5.94%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) REST
3 18 (17.82%) HTML
4 17 (16.83%) .NET Framework
4 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (16.83%) CSS
4 17 (16.83%) Entity Framework
5 16 (15.84%) WCF
6 15 (14.85%) LINQ
7 14 (13.86%) JSON
7 14 (13.86%) Web Services
7 14 (13.86%) XML
8 13 (12.87%) jQuery
9 12 (11.88%) Ajax
9 12 (11.88%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (11.88%) XSLT
10 9 (8.91%) CSS3
10 9 (8.91%) HTML5
11 6 (5.94%) LESS
11 6 (5.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.92%) Physics
4 7 (6.93%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) EPoS
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) User Experience
7 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.74%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) CentOS
4 2 (1.98%) Fedora
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.66%) Test Automation
3 32 (31.68%) Software Engineering
4 27 (26.73%) Scrum
5 26 (25.74%) Automated Testing
6 20 (19.80%) MVC
7 17 (16.83%) Manual Testing
7 17 (16.83%) Test Strategy
8 14 (13.86%) TDD
9 13 (12.87%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (12.87%) Front End Development
10 10 (9.90%) DevOps
10 10 (9.90%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.90%) SDLC
11 6 (5.94%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.94%) Machine Learning
11 6 (5.94%) OOP
11 6 (5.94%) Presales
11 6 (5.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) C#
2 32 (31.68%) Python
3 27 (26.73%) SQL
4 25 (24.75%) Java
5 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (18.81%) Perl
7 16 (15.84%) VB.NET
8 14 (13.86%) C++
9 7 (6.93%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.93%) PHP
10 6 (5.94%) C
11 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.96%) Ruby
12 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.98%) VB
13 2 (1.98%) VBScript
14 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) PhD
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) ESRI
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
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