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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 115 165 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.38% 6.70% 7.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.89% 60.00% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 135 175
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
180 275 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.43% 11.16% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 151 222 256
Average salary £43,900 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 -8 97 £45,000 +13.20% 19
Peterborough +6 10 £36,000 -4.00% 1
St Neots - 1 £45,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £45,000 -
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 114 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (35.22%) Degree
3 77 (33.48%) SQL
4 64 (27.83%) Python
5 62 (26.96%) C#
5 62 (26.96%) C++
6 61 (26.52%) Test Automation
7 53 (23.04%) OO
8 52 (22.61%) Linux
9 46 (20.00%) Scrum
10 45 (19.57%) Java
11 44 (19.13%) Software Engineering
12 43 (18.70%) Automated Testing
13 39 (16.96%) HTML
14 38 (16.52%) Test Scripting
15 37 (16.09%) Manual Testing
16 36 (15.65%) JavaScript
16 36 (15.65%) Microsoft
17 34 (14.78%) Selenium
17 34 (14.78%) User Stories
18 33 (14.35%) ISEB
19 32 (13.91%) JIRA
20 30 (13.04%) CSS
20 30 (13.04%) Finance
21 27 (11.74%) SQL Server
21 27 (11.74%) Computer Science
21 27 (11.74%) Unit Testing
21 27 (11.74%) HTML5
22 26 (11.30%) Kanban
22 26 (11.30%) .NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.30%) NetWeaver
2 3 (1.30%) Drupal
3 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) SaaS
2 4 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.91%) HTTP
3 7 (3.04%) ICMP
4 6 (2.61%) Firewall
5 5 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.17%) VoIP
5 5 (2.17%) Internet
5 5 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.74%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) Big Data
3 3 (1.30%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (14.78%) Selenium
2 32 (13.91%) JIRA
3 22 (9.57%) NUnit
4 20 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.09%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.91%) JMeter
7 8 (3.48%) Bugzilla
7 8 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (2.61%) QADirector
9 5 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.17%) Ant
10 4 (1.74%) Subversion
11 3 (1.30%) JUnit
11 3 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.87%) WinRunner
12 2 (0.87%) QARun
12 2 (0.87%) WatiN
12 2 (0.87%) GCC
General
1 30 (13.04%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Marketing
3 6 (2.61%) Advertising
4 4 (1.74%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.30%) Publishing
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (27.83%) Developer
2 60 (26.09%) Test Engineer
3 54 (23.48%) Software Engineer
4 43 (18.70%) Software Developer
5 39 (16.96%) Software Test Engineer
6 36 (15.65%) Tester
7 20 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (7.83%) Programmer
9 16 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.96%) Software Programmer
10 14 (6.09%) Analyst
11 13 (5.65%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (5.22%) Automation Tester
13 11 (4.78%) QA Engineer
14 10 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
15 9 (3.91%) Software Tester
16 8 (3.48%) C# Developer
17 7 (3.04%) Test Manager
17 7 (3.04%) Lead Tester
18 6 (2.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.96%) HTML
2 30 (13.04%) CSS
3 27 (11.74%) HTML5
4 26 (11.30%) .NET
5 18 (7.83%) XML
6 15 (6.52%) CSS3
7 12 (5.22%) jQuery
8 11 (4.78%) WPF
9 8 (3.48%) Web Services
10 5 (2.17%) WCF
10 5 (2.17%) REST
11 4 (1.74%) XHTML
12 3 (1.30%) Web Dynpro
12 3 (1.30%) SAP Basis
12 3 (1.30%) STL
12 3 (1.30%) Classic ASP
12 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (0.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.43%) Mathematics
3 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
4 15 (6.52%) User Experience
4 15 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 13 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.65%) Statistics
6 6 (2.61%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.17%) Wiki
8 4 (1.74%) Economics
8 4 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.30%) Physics
10 1 (0.43%) W3C
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.61%) Linux
2 21 (9.13%) UNIX
2 21 (9.13%) Windows
3 13 (5.65%) Android
3 13 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.74%) Solaris
6 2 (0.87%) VMS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.52%) Test Automation
3 53 (23.04%) OO
4 46 (20.00%) Scrum
5 44 (19.13%) Software Engineering
6 43 (18.70%) Automated Testing
7 38 (16.52%) Test Scripting
8 37 (16.09%) Manual Testing
9 34 (14.78%) User Stories
10 27 (11.74%) Unit Testing
11 26 (11.30%) Kanban
12 22 (9.57%) TDD
12 22 (9.57%) Regression Testing
13 21 (9.13%) Software Testing
14 19 (8.26%) Software Architecture
15 18 (7.83%) Financial Modelling
16 17 (7.39%) Risk Management
16 17 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (6.96%) ITIL
17 16 (6.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.48%) SQL
2 64 (27.83%) Python
3 62 (26.96%) C#
3 62 (26.96%) C++
4 45 (19.57%) Java
5 36 (15.65%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.43%) C
7 20 (8.70%) Perl
8 12 (5.22%) Ruby
9 7 (3.04%) PHP
10 6 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.30%) ABAP
11 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) VB
12 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 81 (35.22%) Degree
2 33 (14.35%) ISEB
3 25 (10.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.17%) CCNA
5 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) WAI
2 1 (0.43%) COBIT
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.83%) TOWER Software
3 11 (4.78%) Perforce
4 6 (2.61%) VMware
5 5 (2.17%) SonicWALL
5 5 (2.17%) F5
5 5 (2.17%) Splunk
5 5 (2.17%) WorldPay
5 5 (2.17%) Juniper
5 5 (2.17%) Cisco
6 4 (1.74%) Sun
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle
7 3 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
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