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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 113 107 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.12% 4.92% 7.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.34% 49.08% 59.35%
Number of salaries quoted 107 95 142
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
229 218 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.41% 10.01% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 199 166 240
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

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 July 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 July 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 +12 76 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Huntingdon +14 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Peterborough -3 11 £62,500 +108.33%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 129 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (48.52%) SQL
3 92 (38.82%) JavaScript
4 85 (35.86%) Degree
5 83 (35.02%) HTML
5 83 (35.02%) CSS
6 76 (32.07%) C#
7 73 (30.80%) .NET
8 72 (30.38%) MVC
9 58 (24.47%) Automated Testing
10 57 (24.05%) Software Engineering
11 53 (22.36%) XML
12 50 (21.10%) Java
12 50 (21.10%) Scrum
12 50 (21.10%) HTML5
13 47 (19.83%) Entity Framework
13 47 (19.83%) VB.NET
13 47 (19.83%) .NET Framework
14 46 (19.41%) Selenium
15 45 (18.99%) WCF
16 44 (18.57%) REST
16 44 (18.57%) CSS3
17 43 (18.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 43 (18.14%) JIRA
18 42 (17.72%) DevOps
19 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
20 40 (16.88%) SDLC
21 39 (16.46%) LINQ
22 38 (16.03%) Front End Development
23 36 (15.19%) User Stories

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 8 (3.38%) Drupal
2 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.42%) Confluence
4 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) GitHub
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) SNMP
2 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.69%) MySQL
4 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) IDOL
5 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.84%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.42%) BODI
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (19.41%) Selenium
2 43 (18.14%) JIRA
3 29 (12.24%) Subversion
4 13 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.06%) NUnit
6 10 (4.22%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.38%) Hudson
8 8 (3.38%) Xcode
9 6 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.27%) JMeter
11 2 (0.84%) Maven
11 2 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.42%) Gatling
12 1 (0.42%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.42%) YouTrack
General
1 23 (9.70%) Finance
2 17 (7.17%) Retail
3 10 (4.22%) Games
4 5 (2.11%) Law
5 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (50.21%) Developer
2 54 (22.78%) Senior Developer
3 45 (18.99%) C# Developer
4 38 (16.03%) Software Developer
5 35 (14.77%) Test Engineer
6 34 (14.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 29 (12.24%) Senior Software Developer
8 27 (11.39%) .NET Developer
9 26 (10.97%) Tester
10 24 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (10.13%) C# Software Developer
10 24 (10.13%) QA Engineer
11 22 (9.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (9.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 22 (9.28%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 21 (8.86%) C# WCF Developer
12 21 (8.86%) WCF Developer
13 20 (8.44%) QA Tester
13 20 (8.44%) Software Engineer
14 19 (8.02%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (35.02%) CSS
1 83 (35.02%) HTML
2 73 (30.80%) .NET
3 53 (22.36%) XML
4 50 (21.10%) HTML5
5 47 (19.83%) .NET Framework
5 47 (19.83%) Entity Framework
6 45 (18.99%) WCF
7 44 (18.57%) CSS3
7 44 (18.57%) REST
8 43 (18.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (16.46%) LINQ
10 36 (15.19%) JSON
11 34 (14.35%) Ajax
11 34 (14.35%) jQuery
12 32 (13.50%) XSLT
13 28 (11.81%) Razor View Engine
14 17 (7.17%) Web Services
15 15 (6.33%) ADO
16 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.39%) Mobile App
3 17 (7.17%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.91%) iPad
5 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (5.06%) Statistics
6 11 (4.64%) Mathematics
7 10 (4.22%) Life Science
8 7 (2.95%) Replication
9 4 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.69%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.69%) Fintech
10 3 (1.27%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.84%) User Experience
11 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.42%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.08%) Linux
2 30 (12.66%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.80%) Windows
4 7 (2.95%) Unix
5 5 (2.11%) Android
6 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.38%) MVC
3 58 (24.47%) Automated Testing
4 57 (24.05%) Software Engineering
5 50 (21.10%) Scrum
6 42 (17.72%) DevOps
7 40 (16.88%) SDLC
8 38 (16.03%) Front End Development
9 36 (15.19%) User Stories
10 35 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (14.77%) Test Automation
11 30 (12.66%) Manual Testing
12 26 (10.97%) iOS Development
13 25 (10.55%) OOP
13 25 (10.55%) TDD
13 25 (10.55%) Unit Testing
14 24 (10.13%) OO
15 23 (9.70%) Kanban
16 21 (8.86%) Process Improvement
16 21 (8.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (48.52%) SQL
2 92 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 76 (32.07%) C#
4 50 (21.10%) Java
5 47 (19.83%) VB.NET
6 32 (13.50%) Python
7 25 (10.55%) Objective-C
8 20 (8.44%) PHP
9 15 (6.33%) C++
9 15 (6.33%) Perl
9 15 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 13 (5.49%) C
11 8 (3.38%) Ruby
12 6 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.42%) Lua
Qualifications
1 85 (35.86%) Degree
2 18 (7.59%) ISEB
3 13 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) SDET
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Ansible
1 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle
2 10 (4.22%) TOWER Software
3 8 (3.38%) Google
4 6 (2.53%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.84%) New Relic
5 2 (0.84%) Roku
5 2 (0.84%) Twitter
5 2 (0.84%) Zend
6 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to c£45k plus benefits
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Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
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