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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 30 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Permanent jobs citing QA 107 185 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.96% 7.50% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.22% 61.46% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 96 141 85
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,800 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
187 301 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.67% 12.21% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 151 228 166
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -15 70 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Peterborough +3 15 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Huntingdon -5 1 £47,500 -17.39%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 99 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.04%) SQL
3 64 (28.70%) Degree
4 55 (24.66%) C#
5 51 (22.87%) Selenium
5 51 (22.87%) Test Automation
6 47 (21.08%) Linux
6 47 (21.08%) OO
7 46 (20.63%) Python
7 46 (20.63%) C++
7 46 (20.63%) Java
8 43 (19.28%) Manual Testing
9 41 (18.39%) Scrum
10 40 (17.94%) User Stories
11 38 (17.04%) Test Scripting
12 35 (15.70%) Automated Testing
13 34 (15.25%) .NET
14 33 (14.80%) Software Engineering
14 33 (14.80%) JIRA
15 32 (14.35%) Finance
16 29 (13.00%) ISEB
17 28 (12.56%) Regression Testing
18 27 (12.11%) SQL Server
19 26 (11.66%) Mathematics
20 25 (11.21%) Computer Science
20 25 (11.21%) Kanban
21 24 (10.76%) Microsoft
22 23 (10.31%) Windows
22 23 (10.31%) HTML
22 23 (10.31%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (0.45%) IIS
1 1 (0.45%) Apache
1 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.45%) Drupal
1 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) MS Office
2 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.24%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.69%) Firewall
3 5 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.24%) VoIP
3 5 (2.24%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) HTTP
4 3 (1.35%) ICMP
5 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) 802.11
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) DNS
6 1 (0.45%) AMQP
6 1 (0.45%) MQTT
6 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) Big Data
3 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.24%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.35%) MySQL
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.90%) OLAP
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (22.87%) Selenium
2 33 (14.80%) JIRA
3 20 (8.97%) NUnit
4 18 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (7.62%) JMeter
6 14 (6.28%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.38%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.69%) QADirector
10 5 (2.24%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.79%) QARun
11 4 (1.79%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.79%) Subversion
11 4 (1.79%) WinRunner
11 4 (1.79%) Hudson
12 3 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.90%) Calabash
13 2 (0.90%) Ranorex
General
1 32 (14.35%) Finance
2 5 (2.24%) Electronics
3 3 (1.35%) Marketing
4 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Publishing
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
4 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (25.56%) Developer
2 49 (21.97%) Tester
3 37 (16.59%) Software Developer
4 36 (16.14%) Test Engineer
5 31 (13.90%) Analyst
6 26 (11.66%) Software Engineer
7 22 (9.87%) Senior Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Senior Software Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Software Test Engineer
9 17 (7.62%) QA Tester
10 16 (7.17%) Software Tester
11 15 (6.73%) Programmer
12 12 (5.38%) Architect
12 12 (5.38%) Test Analyst
12 12 (5.38%) QA Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Automation Tester
12 12 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Software Programmer
13 11 (4.93%) Team Leader
14 10 (4.48%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.25%) .NET
2 23 (10.31%) HTML
3 15 (6.73%) WPF
4 14 (6.28%) XML
4 14 (6.28%) CSS
5 11 (4.93%) HTML5
6 7 (3.14%) CSS3
7 6 (2.69%) Web Services
8 4 (1.79%) SOAP
9 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.35%) Qt
10 2 (0.90%) jQuery
10 2 (0.90%) REST
10 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.90%) XSLT
10 2 (0.90%) XHTML
10 2 (0.90%) STL
10 2 (0.90%) LAMP
10 2 (0.90%) WCF
10 2 (0.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Mathematics
2 25 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.52%) Mobile App
4 18 (8.07%) Statistics
4 18 (8.07%) Algorithms
5 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.93%) User Experience
7 6 (2.69%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.24%) Physics
9 4 (1.79%) Replication
9 4 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.35%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.45%) PMI
12 1 (0.45%) W3C
12 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.08%) Linux
2 23 (10.31%) Windows
3 11 (4.93%) UNIX
4 10 (4.48%) Android
5 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.35%) VMS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.87%) Test Automation
3 47 (21.08%) OO
4 43 (19.28%) Manual Testing
5 41 (18.39%) Scrum
6 40 (17.94%) User Stories
7 38 (17.04%) Test Scripting
8 35 (15.70%) Automated Testing
9 33 (14.80%) Software Engineering
10 28 (12.56%) Regression Testing
11 25 (11.21%) Kanban
12 23 (10.31%) Unit Testing
12 23 (10.31%) Software Testing
12 23 (10.31%) Performance Testing
13 20 (8.97%) Web Testing
14 19 (8.52%) SDLC
15 17 (7.62%) Financial Modelling
15 17 (7.62%) TDD
16 16 (7.17%) OOP
16 16 (7.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.04%) SQL
2 55 (24.66%) C#
3 46 (20.63%) C++
3 46 (20.63%) Java
3 46 (20.63%) Python
4 20 (8.97%) Perl
5 18 (8.07%) C
6 17 (7.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.24%) Ruby
8 4 (1.79%) VB
9 3 (1.35%) PHP
9 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.45%) XQuery
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (28.70%) Degree
2 29 (13.00%) ISEB
3 22 (9.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.24%) CCNA
5 3 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) PMP
6 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) WAI
2 1 (0.45%) COBIT
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Nagios
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.62%) TOWER Software
3 11 (4.93%) Perforce
4 5 (2.24%) VMware
4 5 (2.24%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.24%) F5
4 5 (2.24%) Splunk
4 5 (2.24%) Juniper
4 5 (2.24%) Cisco
5 2 (0.90%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) HP
6 1 (0.45%) Northgate
6 1 (0.45%) Google
6 1 (0.45%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) WorldPay
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EDWARD CARTER SOLUTIONS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + parking, pension, life, health
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Healther
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £47k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago