The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 163 206 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.44% 7.39% 4.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.71% 59.37% 66.97%
Number of salaries quoted 143 190 113
Average salary £39,750 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.90% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
273 347 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.79% 12.46% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 231 290 179
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £27,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
East of England

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

QA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 141 £39,000 +4.00% 22
Peterborough -26 6 £43,750 +28.67% 3
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 91 (34.08%) Java
2 90 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (31.09%) Degree
4 80 (29.96%) C#
5 77 (28.84%) SQL
6 56 (20.97%) Regression Testing
7 54 (20.22%) Scrum
8 50 (18.73%) Manual Testing
9 49 (18.35%) Test Automation
9 49 (18.35%) Finance
10 48 (17.98%) Python
11 47 (17.60%) Linux
11 47 (17.60%) Automated Testing
12 45 (16.85%) Windows
13 44 (16.48%) C++
14 42 (15.73%) OO
15 40 (14.98%) Software Testing
16 37 (13.86%) ISEB
16 37 (13.86%) Test Scripting
16 37 (13.86%) Computer Science
17 36 (13.48%) Perl
18 35 (13.11%) Test Strategy
19 34 (12.73%) JavaScript
19 34 (12.73%) .NET
19 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
20 33 (12.36%) UNIX
21 32 (11.99%) ISTQB
22 31 (11.61%) Selenium
23 30 (11.24%) Software Engineering
23 30 (11.24%) TDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.24%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.12%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.87%) Drupal
4 5 (1.87%) ColdFusion
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.61%) Internet
2 14 (5.24%) HTTP
3 7 (2.62%) Wireless
3 7 (2.62%) LAN
3 7 (2.62%) WAN
4 6 (2.25%) VoIP
4 6 (2.25%) SAN
4 6 (2.25%) VLAN
4 6 (2.25%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.50%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.37%) LTE
7 1 (0.37%) 2G
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) STUN
7 1 (0.37%) 3G
7 1 (0.37%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.37%) DVB
7 1 (0.37%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.25%) MySQL
4 6 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.75%) OLTP
7 2 (0.75%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (11.61%) Selenium
2 15 (5.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (4.12%) JIRA
4 9 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.62%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.62%) Subversion
6 7 (2.62%) NUnit
7 5 (1.87%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.50%) WinRunner
8 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.12%) WATIR
9 3 (1.12%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.12%) JMeter
9 3 (1.12%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
General
1 49 (18.35%) Finance
2 11 (4.12%) Automotive
3 9 (3.37%) Law
3 9 (3.37%) Publishing
3 9 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.62%) Retail
4 7 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.25%) Banking
5 6 (2.25%) Marketing
6 5 (1.87%) German Language
6 5 (1.87%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (24.72%) Test Engineer
2 54 (20.22%) Software Engineer
3 53 (19.85%) QA Engineer
4 43 (16.10%) Tester
5 37 (13.86%) Analyst
6 33 (12.36%) Software Test Engineer
7 26 (9.74%) Developer
8 23 (8.61%) QA Tester
9 17 (6.37%) Software Tester
10 16 (5.99%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.24%) Test Manager
11 14 (5.24%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.24%) QA Manager
12 13 (4.87%) Test Analyst
13 12 (4.49%) Senior Manager
14 10 (3.75%) Applications Specialist
14 10 (3.75%) Test Project Leader
14 10 (3.75%) QA Analyst
14 10 (3.75%) Support Specialist
14 10 (3.75%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.73%) .NET
2 25 (9.36%) HTML
3 21 (7.87%) CSS
4 15 (5.62%) J2EE
5 11 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.37%) Web Services
7 8 (3.00%) XML
8 7 (2.62%) jQuery
9 6 (2.25%) XHTML
9 6 (2.25%) XSLT
9 6 (2.25%) HTML5
10 5 (1.87%) CSS3
10 5 (1.87%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.50%) CGI
11 4 (1.50%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 3 (1.12%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.12%) Ajax
12 3 (1.12%) Spring
12 3 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.99%) Mathematics
3 10 (3.75%) Physics
4 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.87%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.87%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.87%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.12%) Statistics
9 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.75%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Online Games
10 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.60%) Linux
2 45 (16.85%) Windows
3 33 (12.36%) UNIX
4 20 (7.49%) Solaris
5 17 (6.37%) Mac OS X
6 11 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.62%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.97%) Regression Testing
3 54 (20.22%) Scrum
4 50 (18.73%) Manual Testing
5 49 (18.35%) Test Automation
6 47 (17.60%) Automated Testing
7 42 (15.73%) OO
8 40 (14.98%) Software Testing
9 37 (13.86%) Test Scripting
10 35 (13.11%) Test Strategy
11 30 (11.24%) Software Engineering
11 30 (11.24%) TDD
12 29 (10.86%) Test Management
13 23 (8.61%) Project Management
14 18 (6.74%) ITIL
14 18 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (6.37%) PRINCE2
16 16 (5.99%) RAD
16 16 (5.99%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.08%) Java
2 80 (29.96%) C#
3 77 (28.84%) SQL
4 48 (17.98%) Python
5 44 (16.48%) C++
6 36 (13.48%) Perl
7 34 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 18 (6.74%) Ruby
9 14 (5.24%) C
10 13 (4.87%) PHP
11 10 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.62%) VB
13 6 (2.25%) VBA
14 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.50%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.50%) Delphi
16 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.12%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 83 (31.09%) Degree
2 37 (13.86%) ISEB
3 32 (11.99%) ISTQB
4 16 (5.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.25%) CCNA
5 6 (2.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (2.25%) Hyper-V
1 6 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.87%) Oracle
3 17 (6.37%) Sun
4 16 (5.99%) HP
5 13 (4.87%) SAP
6 7 (2.62%) Sybase
7 6 (2.25%) Cisco
7 6 (2.25%) VMware
7 6 (2.25%) Veeam
8 5 (1.87%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.12%) Adobe
10 2 (0.75%) Motorola
10 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.37%) Zend
11 1 (0.37%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) Remedy
11 1 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.37%) Informatica
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Guru Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TWI
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, on-site gym
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £20,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazon
Posted: 20 days ago