The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 183 90 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.41% 3.78% 5.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.20% 42.06% 60.83%
Number of salaries quoted 141 87 125
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
299 214 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.11% 9.00% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 228 171 184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,943 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 138 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Peterborough +2 15 £50,000 -28.57%
Huntingdon - 6 £57,500 - 3
St Neots - 1 £41,000 -
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 142 (40.92%) Java
2 129 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (32.56%) C#
4 95 (27.38%) Degree
5 83 (23.92%) Linux
6 81 (23.34%) Automated Testing
6 81 (23.34%) SQL
7 78 (22.48%) Python
8 72 (20.75%) Test Scripting
9 68 (19.60%) Scrum
10 67 (19.31%) Selenium
11 64 (18.44%) C++
12 61 (17.58%) TDD
13 60 (17.29%) Windows
14 58 (16.71%) ISTQB
15 57 (16.43%) Software Testing
16 55 (15.85%) ISEB
17 54 (15.56%) Regression Testing
18 52 (14.99%) JavaScript
19 51 (14.70%) Perl
19 51 (14.70%) OO
20 49 (14.12%) UNIX
20 49 (14.12%) .NET
21 47 (13.54%) HTML
22 46 (13.26%) Manual Testing
23 45 (12.97%) Internet
24 44 (12.68%) Test Automation
25 42 (12.10%) Ruby
26 39 (11.24%) Software Engineering
27 38 (10.95%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (7.20%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.88%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.44%) ColdFusion
4 5 (1.44%) Drupal
5 4 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 13 (3.75%) MS Office
2 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) Route 53
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.97%) Internet
2 21 (6.05%) HTTP
3 9 (2.59%) Firewall
4 7 (2.02%) LAN
4 7 (2.02%) WAN
4 7 (2.02%) VLAN
5 6 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.73%) VoIP
5 6 (1.73%) SAN
6 5 (1.44%) Intranet
6 5 (1.44%) Wireless
7 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.86%) Network Security
9 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.58%) X.509
9 2 (0.58%) DNS
10 1 (0.29%) RIP
10 1 (0.29%) IPv6
10 1 (0.29%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.88%) MySQL
4 8 (2.31%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.44%) DB2
7 5 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.15%) Cognos Report Studio
8 4 (1.15%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 67 (19.31%) Selenium
2 29 (8.36%) WebDriver
3 21 (6.05%) JIRA
4 16 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 12 (3.46%) Selenium IDE
5 12 (3.46%) Jasmine
5 12 (3.46%) WATIR
5 12 (3.46%) Sahi
5 12 (3.46%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.02%) WinRunner
8 7 (2.02%) Subversion
8 7 (2.02%) NUnit
8 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.02%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.15%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (10.09%) Finance
2 11 (3.17%) Publishing
2 11 (3.17%) Automotive
3 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (2.02%) Marketing
4 6 (1.73%) German Language
4 6 (1.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.15%) Games
5 4 (1.15%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 82 (23.63%) Software Engineer
1 82 (23.63%) Test Engineer
2 60 (17.29%) Tester
3 57 (16.43%) QA Engineer
4 50 (14.41%) Analyst
5 41 (11.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 35 (10.09%) QA Tester
7 29 (8.36%) Developer
8 28 (8.07%) Test Analyst
9 27 (7.78%) Applications Support
10 19 (5.48%) Software Tester
11 13 (3.75%) Test Manager
11 13 (3.75%) QA Analyst
12 12 (3.46%) Automation Engineer
13 11 (3.17%) QA Manager
14 10 (2.88%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (2.88%) Administrator
14 10 (2.88%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.88%) Graduate
15 9 (2.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.12%) .NET
2 47 (13.54%) HTML
3 38 (10.95%) CSS
4 18 (5.19%) J2EE
5 17 (4.90%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.61%) Web Services
7 14 (4.03%) XML
8 12 (3.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (3.46%) STL
9 11 (3.17%) jQuery
10 8 (2.31%) HTML5
10 8 (2.31%) Qt
11 7 (2.02%) Middleware
11 7 (2.02%) XSLT
11 7 (2.02%) XHTML
11 7 (2.02%) Spring
12 6 (1.73%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.44%) Classic ASP
13 5 (1.44%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.66%) Mathematics
2 31 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.32%) Physics
5 10 (2.88%) Wiki
5 10 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.02%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.02%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.02%) Statistics
7 6 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.15%) iPhone
8 4 (1.15%) iPad
8 4 (1.15%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.86%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.58%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.58%) Online Games
10 2 (0.58%) STB
10 2 (0.58%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.92%) Linux
2 60 (17.29%) Windows
3 49 (14.12%) UNIX
4 28 (8.07%) Solaris
5 23 (6.63%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.44%) Android
10 4 (1.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (23.34%) Automated Testing
3 72 (20.75%) Test Scripting
4 68 (19.60%) Scrum
5 61 (17.58%) TDD
6 57 (16.43%) Software Testing
7 54 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 51 (14.70%) OO
9 46 (13.26%) Manual Testing
10 44 (12.68%) Test Automation
11 39 (11.24%) Software Engineering
12 25 (7.20%) Test Strategy
13 22 (6.34%) Multithreading
14 21 (6.05%) BDD
14 21 (6.05%) Automation Testing
14 21 (6.05%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.76%) Project Management
15 20 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.19%) ITIL
17 16 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 142 (40.92%) Java
2 113 (32.56%) C#
3 81 (23.34%) SQL
4 78 (22.48%) Python
5 64 (18.44%) C++
6 52 (14.99%) JavaScript
7 51 (14.70%) Perl
8 42 (12.10%) Ruby
9 17 (4.90%) C
9 17 (4.90%) PHP
10 16 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.88%) F#
12 7 (2.02%) VB
12 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.02%) Delphi
13 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.15%) Korn
15 4 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (27.38%) Degree
2 58 (16.71%) ISTQB
3 55 (15.85%) ISEB
4 11 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.73%) MCSA
5 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.73%) CCNA
6 5 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.86%) TickIT
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Hyper-V
1 6 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.44%) Puppet
2 5 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (8.93%) Oracle
2 30 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.07%) Sun
4 15 (4.32%) HP
5 11 (3.17%) SAP
6 6 (1.73%) Veeam
6 6 (1.73%) VMware
6 6 (1.73%) Cisco
7 4 (1.15%) Perforce
7 4 (1.15%) Cognos
7 4 (1.15%) Sybase
7 4 (1.15%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) Zend
9 2 (0.58%) Motorola
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.29%) Telerik
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