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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 59 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 44 117 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.73% 8.04% 6.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.81% 61.90% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 110 84
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £52,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
94 189 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.97% 12.98% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 77 160 150
Median salary £46,750 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 29 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cambridge

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 70 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.86%) SQL
3 48 (34.78%) C#
4 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 44 (31.88%) HTML
5 44 (31.88%) .NET
6 42 (30.43%) CSS
7 41 (29.71%) Automated Testing
7 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
8 40 (28.99%) Test Automation
9 39 (28.26%) MVC
10 38 (27.54%) Degree
11 34 (24.64%) Selenium
12 33 (23.91%) DevOps
13 31 (22.46%) Entity Framework
13 31 (22.46%) .NET Framework
13 31 (22.46%) VB.NET
14 30 (21.74%) JIRA
14 30 (21.74%) WCF
14 30 (21.74%) REST
15 29 (21.01%) XML
15 29 (21.01%) Scrum
16 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (20.29%) Front End Development
17 27 (19.57%) LINQ
17 27 (19.57%) JSON
18 26 (18.84%) Computer Science
18 26 (18.84%) Linux
19 25 (18.12%) Python
19 25 (18.12%) Java

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 (3.62%) Smallworld
2 4 (2.90%) Drupal
3 2 (1.45%) Confluence
3 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) GitHub
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) HTTP
1 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) GIS
2 5 (3.62%) QGIS
3 2 (1.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.45%) Redis
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (24.64%) Selenium
2 30 (21.74%) JIRA
3 9 (6.52%) Subversion
4 7 (5.07%) NUnit
4 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.90%) JUnit
7 3 (2.17%) JMeter
7 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.45%) Ant
8 2 (1.45%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.45%) Hudson
8 2 (1.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.45%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.45%) YouTrack
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
1 10 (7.25%) Games
2 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (42.75%) Developer
2 39 (28.26%) Test Engineer
3 26 (18.84%) C# Developer
4 25 (18.12%) Senior Developer
4 25 (18.12%) Test Automation Engineer
5 23 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 22 (15.94%) QA Test Engineer
7 21 (15.22%) Software Developer
7 21 (15.22%) Software Engineer
7 21 (15.22%) Software Test Engineer
8 20 (14.49%) Senior C# Developer
9 17 (12.32%) C# WCF Developer
9 17 (12.32%) Senior Software Developer
9 17 (12.32%) WCF Developer
10 15 (10.87%) .NET Developer
10 15 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 15 (10.87%) Tester
11 13 (9.42%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (9.42%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.88%) .NET
1 44 (31.88%) HTML
2 42 (30.43%) CSS
3 31 (22.46%) .NET Framework
3 31 (22.46%) Entity Framework
4 30 (21.74%) REST
4 30 (21.74%) WCF
5 29 (21.01%) XML
6 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (19.57%) JSON
7 27 (19.57%) LINQ
8 24 (17.39%) HTML5
9 22 (15.94%) Ajax
9 22 (15.94%) jQuery
9 22 (15.94%) XSLT
10 19 (13.77%) CSS3
10 19 (13.77%) Razor View Engine
11 16 (11.59%) Web Services
12 11 (7.97%) ADO
13 7 (5.07%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.25%) Life Science
4 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.62%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.62%) Statistics
6 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.90%) iPad
7 3 (2.17%) Physics
8 2 (1.45%) Fintech
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Linux
2 10 (7.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.80%) Windows
4 5 (3.62%) Unix
5 3 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.45%) CentOS
6 2 (1.45%) Fedora
6 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (29.71%) Automated Testing
2 41 (29.71%) Software Engineering
3 40 (28.99%) Test Automation
4 39 (28.26%) MVC
5 33 (23.91%) DevOps
6 29 (21.01%) Scrum
7 28 (20.29%) Front End Development
8 25 (18.12%) SDLC
9 21 (15.22%) Manual Testing
10 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.32%) TDD
10 17 (12.32%) User Stories
11 16 (11.59%) Kanban
12 15 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
13 14 (10.14%) Regression Testing
13 14 (10.14%) Software Testing
13 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
14 13 (9.42%) OO
14 13 (9.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.86%) SQL
2 48 (34.78%) C#
3 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.46%) VB.NET
5 25 (18.12%) Java
5 25 (18.12%) Python
6 15 (10.87%) Perl
7 13 (9.42%) PHP
8 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
9 10 (7.25%) C
10 9 (6.52%) Objective-C
11 8 (5.80%) C++
12 7 (5.07%) Ruby
13 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) Degree
2 13 (9.42%) ISEB
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) SDET
2 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 5 (3.62%) ESRI
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle
4 4 (2.90%) Google
5 3 (2.17%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.45%) New Relic
6 2 (1.45%) Zend
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