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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 111 169 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.29% 6.98% 6.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.33% 56.90% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 91 129 142
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
184 297 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.77% 12.27% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 143 226 226
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,654 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -8 85 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Peterborough +7 12 £36,000 -28.00% 2
Huntingdon +2 2 £46,250 -19.56% 1
St Neots +1 1 £45,000 +9.75%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 100 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (35.92%) Degree
3 69 (33.50%) SQL
4 56 (27.18%) C++
5 55 (26.70%) Test Automation
6 54 (26.21%) C#
6 54 (26.21%) Python
7 50 (24.27%) OO
8 44 (21.36%) Linux
9 42 (20.39%) Scrum
10 41 (19.90%) Java
11 39 (18.93%) User Stories
12 37 (17.96%) Automated Testing
12 37 (17.96%) Test Scripting
13 34 (16.50%) Manual Testing
13 34 (16.50%) Software Engineering
14 33 (16.02%) Selenium
15 32 (15.53%) Finance
15 32 (15.53%) Microsoft
16 31 (15.05%) JIRA
17 30 (14.56%) Computer Science
18 28 (13.59%) Mathematics
18 28 (13.59%) Unit Testing
19 27 (13.11%) ISEB
19 27 (13.11%) HTML
20 26 (12.62%) SQL Server
20 26 (12.62%) Kanban
21 25 (12.14%) NUnit
21 25 (12.14%) .NET
22 24 (11.65%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (0.49%) Drupal
1 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) MS Office
2 2 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) SaaS
2 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.40%) HTTP
3 6 (2.91%) Firewall
3 6 (2.91%) Internet
4 5 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.43%) ICMP
4 5 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.43%) VoIP
5 4 (1.94%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.49%) MQTT
6 1 (0.49%) AMQP
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) Big Data
3 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.46%) MySQL
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (16.02%) Selenium
2 31 (15.05%) JIRA
3 25 (12.14%) NUnit
4 23 (11.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.85%) JMeter
7 7 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.91%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.91%) QADirector
9 5 (2.43%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.43%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.94%) Ant
10 4 (1.94%) Subversion
11 3 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.97%) JUnit
12 2 (0.97%) GCC
13 1 (0.49%) TestLink
13 1 (0.49%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.49%) Android Studio
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
2 3 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.97%) Automotive
3 2 (0.97%) Retail
3 2 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.49%) Publishing
4 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (29.13%) Developer
2 48 (23.30%) Test Engineer
3 41 (19.90%) Software Developer
4 36 (17.48%) Tester
5 35 (16.99%) Software Engineer
6 29 (14.08%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (9.22%) Analyst
8 18 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 17 (8.25%) Automation Engineer
10 16 (7.77%) Senior Software Developer
11 15 (7.28%) Programmer
12 13 (6.31%) Software Programmer
12 13 (6.31%) Automation Tester
13 10 (4.85%) Architect
14 9 (4.37%) Software Tester
15 8 (3.88%) Test Team Leader
15 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.88%) Team Leader
15 8 (3.88%) QA Engineer
16 7 (3.40%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.11%) HTML
2 25 (12.14%) .NET
3 20 (9.71%) CSS
4 16 (7.77%) HTML5
5 14 (6.80%) WPF
6 13 (6.31%) XML
7 12 (5.83%) CSS3
8 5 (2.43%) Web Services
9 3 (1.46%) REST
9 3 (1.46%) jQuery
9 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.46%) STL
10 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.97%) XSLT
10 2 (0.97%) XHTML
10 2 (0.97%) JMS
10 2 (0.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (0.97%) WCF
10 2 (0.97%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.59%) Mathematics
3 19 (9.22%) Mobile App
4 17 (8.25%) Statistics
4 17 (8.25%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.40%) User Experience
7 6 (2.91%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.94%) Physics
8 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Economics
10 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) Wiki
11 1 (0.49%) W3C
11 1 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.36%) Linux
2 19 (9.22%) Windows
3 16 (7.77%) UNIX
4 12 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.83%) Android
5 5 (2.43%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.46%) VMS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (26.70%) Test Automation
3 50 (24.27%) OO
4 42 (20.39%) Scrum
5 39 (18.93%) User Stories
6 37 (17.96%) Automated Testing
6 37 (17.96%) Test Scripting
7 34 (16.50%) Manual Testing
7 34 (16.50%) Software Engineering
8 28 (13.59%) Unit Testing
9 26 (12.62%) Kanban
10 22 (10.68%) Regression Testing
11 21 (10.19%) Financial Modelling
11 21 (10.19%) TDD
12 20 (9.71%) Software Architecture
13 19 (9.22%) Risk Management
14 17 (8.25%) OOP
15 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
15 16 (7.77%) SDLC
16 14 (6.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.50%) SQL
2 56 (27.18%) C++
3 54 (26.21%) C#
3 54 (26.21%) Python
4 41 (19.90%) Java
5 24 (11.65%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.19%) C
7 19 (9.22%) Perl
8 10 (4.85%) Ruby
9 4 (1.94%) PHP
10 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (35.92%) Degree
2 27 (13.11%) ISEB
3 20 (9.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.43%) CCNA
5 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) WAI
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.19%) TOWER Software
3 10 (4.85%) Perforce
4 5 (2.43%) Splunk
4 5 (2.43%) F5
4 5 (2.43%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.43%) Juniper
4 5 (2.43%) VMware
4 5 (2.43%) Cisco
5 1 (0.49%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.49%) Zend
5 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.49%) HP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Progression, Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens.
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 27 days ago