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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 65 175 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.06% 8.85% 5.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.02% 61.62% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 163 114
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £50,000
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
114 284 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.13% 14.36% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 89 252 237
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £56,750 £60,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -27 51 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Huntingdon -2 6 £52,500 +150.00%
Peterborough -12 5 £47,500 -12.03% 1
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.81%) SQL
3 43 (30.94%) Scrum
4 41 (29.50%) C#
5 40 (28.78%) Selenium
6 39 (28.06%) Software Engineering
7 36 (25.90%) Java
8 35 (25.18%) JavaScript
8 35 (25.18%) Test Automation
9 34 (24.46%) Degree
10 33 (23.74%) Automated Testing
11 32 (23.02%) Python
12 31 (22.30%) MVC
13 28 (20.14%) HTML
14 26 (18.71%) CSS
14 26 (18.71%) Linux
14 26 (18.71%) Manual Testing
15 23 (16.55%) XML
16 21 (15.11%) .NET
17 20 (14.39%) Perl
18 19 (13.67%) HTML5
18 19 (13.67%) REST
19 18 (12.95%) CSS3
19 18 (12.95%) Mentoring
20 17 (12.23%) Test Strategy
20 17 (12.23%) Entity Framework
20 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (12.23%) Computer Science
20 17 (12.23%) .NET Framework
21 16 (11.51%) WCF

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 (3.60%) Smallworld
2 4 (2.88%) Drupal
3 2 (1.44%) Confluence
3 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.44%) WordPress
4 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) HTTP
1 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.60%) GIS
2 5 (3.60%) QGIS
3 3 (2.16%) MySQL
4 2 (1.44%) MS Access
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.72%) BODI
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Selenium
2 15 (10.79%) JIRA
3 11 (7.91%) WebDriver
4 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.04%) JUnit
6 6 (4.32%) Subversion
7 5 (3.60%) NUnit
8 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.16%) JMeter
10 2 (1.44%) Ant
10 2 (1.44%) AppVeyor
10 2 (1.44%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.44%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.44%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.44%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 13 (9.35%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (33.09%) Developer
2 43 (30.94%) Test Engineer
3 28 (20.14%) Senior Developer
4 27 (19.42%) Software Engineer
5 25 (17.99%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (17.27%) Software Test Engineer
7 21 (15.11%) Software Developer
8 20 (14.39%) QA Engineer
9 17 (12.23%) QA Test Engineer
10 14 (10.07%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (9.35%) Senior Software Developer
11 13 (9.35%) Tester
12 12 (8.63%) Analyst
12 12 (8.63%) QA Tester
13 11 (7.91%) Java Developer
14 10 (7.19%) QA Automation Engineer
15 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
15 9 (6.47%) Programmer
16 8 (5.76%) Java Software Engineer
16 8 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.14%) HTML
2 26 (18.71%) CSS
3 23 (16.55%) XML
4 21 (15.11%) .NET
5 19 (13.67%) HTML5
5 19 (13.67%) REST
6 18 (12.95%) CSS3
7 17 (12.23%) .NET Framework
7 17 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (12.23%) Entity Framework
8 16 (11.51%) WCF
9 15 (10.79%) LINQ
10 14 (10.07%) JSON
10 14 (10.07%) Web Services
11 13 (9.35%) jQuery
12 12 (8.63%) Ajax
12 12 (8.63%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (8.63%) XSLT
13 8 (5.76%) Java SE
13 8 (5.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.76%) Physics
5 7 (5.04%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.32%) Fintech
7 3 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.44%) iPad
8 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Linux
2 12 (8.63%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.63%) Windows
3 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.44%) CentOS
4 2 (1.44%) Fedora
4 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.94%) Scrum
3 39 (28.06%) Software Engineering
4 35 (25.18%) Test Automation
5 33 (23.74%) Automated Testing
6 31 (22.30%) MVC
7 26 (18.71%) Manual Testing
8 18 (12.95%) Mentoring
9 17 (12.23%) Test Strategy
10 16 (11.51%) OOP
10 16 (11.51%) TDD
11 13 (9.35%) Exploratory Testing
11 13 (9.35%) Front End Development
12 12 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.63%) SDLC
13 11 (7.91%) DevOps
14 10 (7.19%) Automation Testing
14 10 (7.19%) Software Architecture
15 7 (5.04%) Software Testing
15 7 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.81%) SQL
2 41 (29.50%) C#
3 36 (25.90%) Java
4 35 (25.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (23.02%) Python
6 20 (14.39%) Perl
7 16 (11.51%) VB.NET
8 14 (10.07%) C++
9 11 (7.91%) Objective-C
10 8 (5.76%) PHP
10 8 (5.76%) Ruby
11 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
11 7 (5.04%) C
12 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.44%) VB
14 2 (1.44%) VBScript
15 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (24.46%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) PhD
3 6 (4.32%) ISEB
4 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) SDET
1 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.60%) ESRI
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.16%) Apple
4 1 (0.72%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) VMware
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