The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 137 116 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.11% 5.46% 6.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.56% 57.14% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 126 94 134
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,900 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
219 203 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.36% 9.55% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 190 158 243
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

QA
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 107 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Huntingdon -6 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Peterborough -7 8 £50,000 +38.88% 2
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 144 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (39.56%) SQL
3 98 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 95 (34.80%) HTML
5 91 (33.33%) Degree
6 89 (32.60%) CSS
7 87 (31.87%) C#
8 84 (30.77%) .NET
9 75 (27.47%) MVC
10 60 (21.98%) Software Engineering
11 55 (20.15%) Scrum
12 52 (19.05%) Java
12 52 (19.05%) XML
12 52 (19.05%) Automated Testing
12 52 (19.05%) .NET Framework
12 52 (19.05%) Entity Framework
13 51 (18.68%) JIRA
13 51 (18.68%) VB.NET
14 50 (18.32%) User Stories
14 50 (18.32%) HTML5
15 49 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (17.95%) Selenium
15 49 (17.95%) WCF
16 45 (16.48%) REST
17 44 (16.12%) CSS3
18 42 (15.38%) DevOps
18 42 (15.38%) SDLC
18 42 (15.38%) LINQ
19 41 (15.02%) Computer Science
19 41 (15.02%) Python

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 10 (3.66%) Drupal
2 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.66%) Magento
2 5 (1.83%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.73%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.73%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.66%) HTTP
2 3 (1.10%) SNMP
3 1 (0.37%) DHCP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.10%) MySQL
4 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) Big Data
5 2 (0.73%) IDOL
5 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (18.68%) JIRA
2 49 (17.95%) Selenium
3 30 (10.99%) Subversion
4 13 (4.76%) NUnit
4 13 (4.76%) Xcode
5 12 (4.40%) Hudson
5 12 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.40%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.20%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (1.83%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.83%) JMeter
9 4 (1.47%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.10%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.73%) Maven
12 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.37%) RSpec
12 1 (0.37%) YouTrack
General
1 30 (10.99%) Finance
2 11 (4.03%) Electronics
3 8 (2.93%) Games
4 6 (2.20%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (45.42%) Developer
2 52 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 49 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 39 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 37 (13.55%) Software Developer
6 34 (12.45%) Analyst
6 34 (12.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 33 (12.09%) .NET Developer
7 33 (12.09%) Senior Software Developer
8 31 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (11.36%) QA Engineer
9 29 (10.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (10.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 25 (9.16%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (8.79%) C# Software Developer
11 24 (8.79%) QA Test Engineer
12 23 (8.42%) Tester
13 22 (8.06%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 22 (8.06%) Test Analyst
14 20 (7.33%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (34.80%) HTML
2 89 (32.60%) CSS
3 84 (30.77%) .NET
4 52 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 52 (19.05%) Entity Framework
4 52 (19.05%) XML
5 50 (18.32%) HTML5
6 49 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 49 (17.95%) WCF
7 45 (16.48%) REST
8 44 (16.12%) CSS3
9 42 (15.38%) LINQ
10 37 (13.55%) jQuery
11 35 (12.82%) JSON
12 34 (12.45%) Ajax
13 32 (11.72%) XSLT
14 28 (10.26%) Razor View Engine
15 22 (8.06%) ASP.NET
16 18 (6.59%) ADO
17 14 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.02%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.99%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.59%) iPad
4 16 (5.86%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.03%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.03%) Replication
5 11 (4.03%) Statistics
6 8 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.93%) Life Science
7 7 (2.56%) User Experience
8 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.10%) Fintech
10 2 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.73%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.26%) Linux
2 27 (9.89%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.03%) Windows
4 8 (2.93%) Android
4 8 (2.93%) Unix
5 5 (1.83%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (52.75%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.47%) MVC
3 60 (21.98%) Software Engineering
4 55 (20.15%) Scrum
5 52 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 50 (18.32%) User Stories
7 42 (15.38%) DevOps
7 42 (15.38%) SDLC
8 38 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (13.92%) Front End Development
9 36 (13.19%) Test Automation
10 31 (11.36%) OO
11 29 (10.62%) Manual Testing
12 27 (9.89%) Unit Testing
13 23 (8.42%) iOS Development
13 23 (8.42%) OOP
14 22 (8.06%) Kanban
14 22 (8.06%) Performance Testing
14 22 (8.06%) Project Management
15 21 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (39.56%) SQL
2 98 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 87 (31.87%) C#
4 52 (19.05%) Java
5 51 (18.68%) VB.NET
6 41 (15.02%) Python
7 22 (8.06%) Objective-C
8 19 (6.96%) PHP
9 18 (6.59%) T-SQL
10 14 (5.13%) C++
11 12 (4.40%) Perl
12 10 (3.66%) C
13 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.83%) Ruby
14 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.73%) ABAP
16 1 (0.37%) Lua
Qualifications
1 91 (33.33%) Degree
2 17 (6.23%) ISEB
3 14 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.10%) SDET
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.47%) Ansible
1 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 28 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.66%) Oracle
2 10 (3.66%) TOWER Software
3 8 (2.93%) CheckPoint
3 8 (2.93%) Google
4 7 (2.56%) Roku
4 7 (2.56%) SAP
5 4 (1.47%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.10%) Perforce
7 2 (0.73%) New Relic
7 2 (0.73%) Twitter
7 2 (0.73%) Zend
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco
8 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.37%) WorldPay
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Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £28,000 to £34,900 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Blue Glue
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 plus extensive ben
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 58k-60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
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Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
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Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago