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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 100 97 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.41% 6.62% 7.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.49% 67.36% 61.95%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 119
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
146 144 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.81% 9.83% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 120 122 185
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,840
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £51,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 113 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (38.72%) .NET
3 85 (36.17%) C#
4 83 (35.32%) SQL
5 78 (33.19%) JavaScript
6 75 (31.91%) HTML
7 72 (30.64%) MVC
8 67 (28.51%) CSS
9 64 (27.23%) Degree
10 57 (24.26%) JIRA
10 57 (24.26%) Software Engineering
11 56 (23.83%) .NET Framework
11 56 (23.83%) Entity Framework
12 53 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 53 (22.55%) Selenium
12 53 (22.55%) XML
12 53 (22.55%) VB.NET
13 51 (21.70%) WCF
14 50 (21.28%) Automated Testing
15 48 (20.43%) User Stories
16 47 (20.00%) Python
17 46 (19.57%) REST
18 45 (19.15%) Java
19 44 (18.72%) LINQ
20 42 (17.87%) SDLC
21 39 (16.60%) jQuery
22 38 (16.17%) Front End Development
23 37 (15.74%) DevOps
24 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
24 36 (15.32%) Test Automation

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 11 (4.68%) Drupal
2 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Magento
1 5 (2.13%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.85%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.28%) AMQP
2 3 (1.28%) MQTT
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) DHCP
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) SMTP
4 1 (0.43%) SNMP
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.13%) Big Data
3 5 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.28%) MySQL
4 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.85%) IDOL
6 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (24.26%) JIRA
2 53 (22.55%) Selenium
3 14 (5.96%) WebDriver
4 13 (5.53%) Hudson
5 12 (5.11%) NUnit
6 9 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.98%) JMeter
7 7 (2.98%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (2.55%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.70%) Subversion
10 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.43%) YouTrack
General
1 23 (9.79%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Electronics
3 4 (1.70%) Advertising
3 4 (1.70%) Games
4 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (42.55%) Developer
2 50 (21.28%) C# Developer
3 48 (20.43%) Senior Developer
4 43 (18.30%) Test Engineer
5 37 (15.74%) Software Developer
6 35 (14.89%) .NET Developer
7 34 (14.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (14.47%) Senior C# Developer
7 34 (14.47%) Senior Software Developer
8 32 (13.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 31 (13.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 28 (11.91%) Analyst
10 28 (11.91%) Test Automation Engineer
11 26 (11.06%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (11.06%) QA Engineer
12 24 (10.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (9.79%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (9.79%) QA Test Engineer
13 23 (9.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 23 (9.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (38.72%) .NET
2 75 (31.91%) HTML
3 67 (28.51%) CSS
4 56 (23.83%) .NET Framework
4 56 (23.83%) Entity Framework
5 53 (22.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 53 (22.55%) XML
6 51 (21.70%) WCF
7 46 (19.57%) REST
8 44 (18.72%) LINQ
9 39 (16.60%) jQuery
10 34 (14.47%) JSON
11 33 (14.04%) Ajax
11 33 (14.04%) XSLT
12 30 (12.77%) Razor View Engine
13 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
14 24 (10.21%) HTML5
15 18 (7.66%) ADO
16 16 (6.81%) CSS3
17 12 (5.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.38%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.53%) Replication
4 10 (4.26%) iPad
4 10 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.26%) Statistics
5 8 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.40%) User Experience
6 6 (2.55%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.70%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.70%) Life Science
7 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.28%) Fintech
8 3 (1.28%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.43%) STB
10 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.06%) Linux
2 12 (5.11%) Windows
3 9 (3.83%) Unix
4 8 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.70%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) MVS
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.64%) MVC
3 57 (24.26%) Software Engineering
4 50 (21.28%) Automated Testing
5 48 (20.43%) User Stories
6 42 (17.87%) SDLC
7 38 (16.17%) Front End Development
8 37 (15.74%) DevOps
9 36 (15.32%) Test Automation
10 32 (13.62%) Scrum
10 32 (13.62%) Unit Testing
11 27 (11.49%) OO
11 27 (11.49%) Performance Testing
12 26 (11.06%) Manual Testing
13 25 (10.64%) Project Management
14 24 (10.21%) Kanban
15 23 (9.79%) Software Testing
16 21 (8.94%) Automation Testing
16 21 (8.94%) TDD
17 20 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.17%) C#
2 83 (35.32%) SQL
3 78 (33.19%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.55%) VB.NET
5 47 (20.00%) Python
6 45 (19.15%) Java
7 18 (7.66%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.96%) PHP
9 13 (5.53%) C++
10 11 (4.68%) Perl
11 10 (4.26%) C
12 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.85%) ABAP
14 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.85%) Ruby
15 1 (0.43%) Lua
Qualifications
1 64 (27.23%) Degree
2 14 (5.96%) ISEB
3 11 (4.68%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) Ansible
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.96%) Oracle
3 9 (3.83%) TOWER Software
4 8 (3.40%) Roku
5 7 (2.98%) SAP
6 5 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.28%) Perforce
8 2 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.43%) New Relic
9 1 (0.43%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.43%) Zend
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