The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 150 88 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.17% 3.95% 4.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.52% 43.14% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 110 82 118
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
252 204 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.36% 9.16% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 189 165 194
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +23 118 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Peterborough -3 7 £37,500 -46.42% 11
Huntingdon - 5 £43,500 -
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 176 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (47.93%) Java
3 115 (34.02%) C#
4 95 (28.11%) Automated Testing
5 87 (25.74%) Python
6 86 (25.44%) Degree
7 85 (25.15%) C++
8 81 (23.96%) Linux
9 76 (22.49%) Selenium
10 71 (21.01%) SQL
11 70 (20.71%) Test Scripting
12 69 (20.41%) Scrum
13 66 (19.53%) Manual Testing
14 65 (19.23%) Software Testing
15 61 (18.05%) TDD
15 61 (18.05%) ISTQB
16 59 (17.46%) ISEB
17 57 (16.86%) Internet
18 54 (15.98%) UNIX
19 52 (15.38%) Software Engineering
20 51 (15.09%) Regression Testing
21 49 (14.50%) Windows
22 47 (13.91%) OO
23 46 (13.61%) HTML
24 45 (13.31%) Perl
25 43 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
26 41 (12.13%) JavaScript
26 41 (12.13%) Mathematics
27 40 (11.83%) .NET
28 39 (11.54%) Tomcat

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.59%) Drupal
4 2 (0.59%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.37%) MS Office
2 5 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.89%) Route 53
3 3 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.86%) Internet
2 18 (5.33%) HTTP
3 9 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.66%) Intranet
4 5 (1.48%) VLAN
5 4 (1.18%) Wireless
5 4 (1.18%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.18%) NAS
5 4 (1.18%) IPv6
5 4 (1.18%) Firewall
6 3 (0.89%) DNS
6 3 (0.89%) Network Security
7 2 (0.59%) X.509
7 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.30%) SAN
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.30%) Extranet
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.85%) MySQL
2 9 (2.66%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.18%) DB2
4 4 (1.18%) Data Mart
4 4 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 76 (22.49%) Selenium
2 32 (9.47%) WebDriver
3 24 (7.10%) JIRA
4 21 (6.21%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
7 12 (3.55%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.55%) Sahi
7 12 (3.55%) WATIR
8 11 (3.25%) Subversion
9 7 (2.07%) WinRunner
10 6 (1.78%) NUnit
10 6 (1.78%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.48%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.18%) Maven
12 4 (1.18%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.89%) JMeter
13 3 (0.89%) JUnit
13 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (7.99%) Finance
2 13 (3.85%) Publishing
3 10 (2.96%) Marketing
4 7 (2.07%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.78%) German Language
5 6 (1.78%) Retail
6 5 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.18%) Automotive
8 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.89%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 67 (19.82%) Test Engineer
3 52 (15.38%) Tester
4 49 (14.50%) Analyst
5 47 (13.91%) QA Engineer
6 33 (9.76%) Developer
7 31 (9.17%) QA Tester
7 31 (9.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 27 (7.99%) Test Analyst
9 25 (7.40%) Applications Support
10 19 (5.62%) Software Tester
11 17 (5.03%) Test Manager
12 13 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) QA Manager
13 12 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) Senior Support Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) Graduate
13 12 (3.55%) Support Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) Software Development Engineer
13 12 (3.55%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.61%) HTML
2 40 (11.83%) .NET
3 28 (8.28%) CSS
4 16 (4.73%) Web Services
4 16 (4.73%) XML
4 16 (4.73%) J2EE
5 15 (4.44%) STL
5 15 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.25%) Spring
7 10 (2.96%) Middleware
8 8 (2.37%) Qt
8 8 (2.37%) CGI
9 5 (1.48%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.48%) jQuery
9 5 (1.48%) REST
10 4 (1.18%) HTML5
11 3 (0.89%) XSLT
11 3 (0.89%) XHTML
12 2 (0.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.13%) Mathematics
3 30 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.62%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.73%) Wiki
6 12 (3.55%) User Experience
6 12 (3.55%) Physics
7 8 (2.37%) Statistics
7 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.07%) iPhone
9 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.18%) iPad
10 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.59%) Online Games
12 2 (0.59%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.59%) DTV
12 2 (0.59%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.96%) Linux
2 54 (15.98%) UNIX
3 49 (14.50%) Windows
4 33 (9.76%) Solaris
5 16 (4.73%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.18%) AIX
7 4 (1.18%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.11%) Automated Testing
3 70 (20.71%) Test Scripting
4 69 (20.41%) Scrum
5 66 (19.53%) Manual Testing
6 65 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 61 (18.05%) TDD
8 52 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 51 (15.09%) Regression Testing
10 47 (13.91%) OO
11 34 (10.06%) Test Automation
12 31 (9.17%) Test Strategy
13 26 (7.69%) OOD
14 24 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 21 (6.21%) Automation Testing
15 21 (6.21%) BDD
16 19 (5.62%) Project Management
17 17 (5.03%) E-Commerce
17 17 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (47.93%) Java
2 115 (34.02%) C#
3 87 (25.74%) Python
4 85 (25.15%) C++
5 71 (21.01%) SQL
6 45 (13.31%) Perl
7 41 (12.13%) JavaScript
8 35 (10.36%) Ruby
9 27 (7.99%) C
10 19 (5.62%) PHP
11 13 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.55%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.96%) F#
14 7 (2.07%) Delphi
15 5 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.18%) Korn
17 3 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.89%) Scala
18 2 (0.59%) VB
18 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (25.44%) Degree
2 61 (18.05%) ISTQB
3 59 (17.46%) ISEB
4 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.30%) HNC
6 1 (0.30%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) MCSA
6 1 (0.30%) CCNA
6 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.18%) SLA
1 4 (1.18%) TickIT
2 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.48%) Puppet
2 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (9.76%) Sun
2 30 (8.88%) Oracle
3 18 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.14%) HP
5 11 (3.25%) SAP
6 8 (2.37%) Sybase
7 4 (1.18%) Cognos
7 4 (1.18%) IBM
7 4 (1.18%) Perforce
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) Telerik
8 1 (0.30%) Zend
8 1 (0.30%) Veeam
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco
8 1 (0.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.30%) Quark
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum Up to £35000 + Excellent Bene
Posted: 17 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £18500 per annum + pension, life, health, parking
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 plus bonus, allowance and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GE
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago