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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 56 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 79 148 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.79% 6.98% 4.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.74% 57.59% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 134 91
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,650 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
147 257 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.91% 12.12% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 123 210 190
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £31,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -18 64 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Peterborough -8 6 £47,000 -18.26% 5
Huntingdon -1 5 £33,750 -8.78% 1
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.78%) Java
3 44 (32.59%) SQL
4 42 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 36 (26.67%) Scrum
5 36 (26.67%) C#
5 36 (26.67%) Linux
5 36 (26.67%) Degree
5 36 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 36 (26.67%) Selenium
6 33 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 32 (23.70%) Python
8 31 (22.96%) Perl
9 29 (21.48%) Test Automation
10 24 (17.78%) Automated Testing
11 23 (17.04%) Bash Shell
12 22 (16.30%) HTML
13 21 (15.56%) MVC
13 21 (15.56%) HTML5
14 20 (14.81%) CSS3
14 20 (14.81%) CSS
15 19 (14.07%) MySQL
16 18 (13.33%) Manual Testing
17 17 (12.59%) Nagios
17 17 (12.59%) Visualisation
17 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
18 16 (11.85%) TDD
18 16 (11.85%) .NET
19 15 (11.11%) C++
19 15 (11.11%) Test Strategy

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 5 (3.70%) Drupal
1 5 (3.70%) Smallworld
1 5 (3.70%) WordPress
2 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Wireless
2 3 (2.22%) HTTP
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) MySQL
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) GIS
3 5 (3.70%) QGIS
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.48%) MS Access
4 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (26.67%) Selenium
2 9 (6.67%) JUnit
3 7 (5.19%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 6 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) NUnit
6 4 (2.96%) JIRA
6 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.22%) AppVeyor
7 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.48%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.48%) webpack
9 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.74%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (9.63%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.22%) Advertising
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (30.37%) Software Engineer
2 38 (28.15%) Developer
3 29 (21.48%) Test Engineer
4 23 (17.04%) Development Engineer
4 23 (17.04%) Software Development Engineer
5 20 (14.81%) Analyst
5 20 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
6 19 (14.07%) Senior Developer
6 19 (14.07%) Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (13.33%) Java Engineer
7 18 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 17 (12.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (11.85%) Software Developer
10 15 (11.11%) QA Engineer
11 12 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (8.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 10 (7.41%) Graduate
12 10 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
13 9 (6.67%) Perl Software Engineer
14 8 (5.93%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.30%) HTML
2 21 (15.56%) HTML5
3 20 (14.81%) CSS
3 20 (14.81%) CSS3
4 16 (11.85%) .NET
5 14 (10.37%) REST
5 14 (10.37%) Web Services
6 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 12 (8.89%) jQuery
6 12 (8.89%) LESS
6 12 (8.89%) LINQ
6 12 (8.89%) Sass
6 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (8.15%) .NET Framework
7 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (8.15%) Entity Framework
8 10 (7.41%) XML
9 9 (6.67%) JSON
9 9 (6.67%) WCF
9 9 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.59%) Visualisation
3 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 13 (9.63%) Physics
5 12 (8.89%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.96%) Fintech
7 4 (2.96%) iPad
8 3 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.48%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.74%) EPoS
10 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.74%) LIMS
10 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (7.41%) Windows
3 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) Android
4 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Scrum
3 33 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 29 (21.48%) Test Automation
5 24 (17.78%) Automated Testing
6 21 (15.56%) MVC
7 18 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 17 (12.59%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (11.85%) TDD
10 15 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 14 (10.37%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.63%) OOP
13 12 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (8.89%) Front End Development
13 12 (8.89%) Web Development
14 9 (6.67%) Data Modelling
14 9 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Machine Learning
15 7 (5.19%) Automation Testing
15 7 (5.19%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.78%) Java
2 44 (32.59%) SQL
3 42 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 36 (26.67%) C#
5 32 (23.70%) Python
6 31 (22.96%) Perl
7 23 (17.04%) Bash Shell
8 15 (11.11%) C++
9 9 (6.67%) Objective-C
9 9 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby
11 5 (3.70%) C
12 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.96%) PHP
12 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.48%) VB
13 2 (1.48%) VBScript
14 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (26.67%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) PhD
3 3 (2.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) HND
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) KVM
2 1 (0.74%) LXC
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (12.59%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) Sun
2 5 (3.70%) Apple
2 5 (3.70%) ESRI
2 5 (3.70%) VMware
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Brocade
5 1 (0.74%) CA
5 1 (0.74%) HP
5 1 (0.74%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.74%) Vyatta
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Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35-40,000 + £2k Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health + Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 DOE
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum, Bonus, BUPA, and much more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Peterborough
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & pension scheme
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Salary: to £50k
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Cambridge, UK
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Salary: Competitive
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