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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 79 137 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.25% 6.62% 7.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.36% 57.81% 62.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 128 139
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,775 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,360
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
191 237 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.29% 11.44% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 163 197 220
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -22 51 £50,000 +14.94% 8
Huntingdon +10 18 £50,000 +37.93%
Peterborough -3 8 £65,000 +116.66%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 116 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (48.39%) SQL
3 77 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 69 (31.80%) Degree
5 68 (31.34%) HTML
5 68 (31.34%) CSS
6 66 (30.41%) C#
7 65 (29.95%) MVC
8 59 (27.19%) .NET
8 59 (27.19%) Software Engineering
9 53 (24.42%) Automated Testing
10 51 (23.50%) XML
11 50 (23.04%) Java
12 46 (21.20%) Scrum
13 45 (20.74%) Selenium
14 42 (19.35%) Test Automation
14 42 (19.35%) HTML5
15 41 (18.89%) Entity Framework
15 41 (18.89%) .NET Framework
15 41 (18.89%) VB.NET
16 39 (17.97%) WCF
16 39 (17.97%) DevOps
17 38 (17.51%) REST
17 38 (17.51%) JIRA
18 37 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (17.05%) SDLC
19 36 (16.59%) CSS3
20 35 (16.13%) Linux
20 35 (16.13%) LINQ
21 34 (15.67%) Computer Science

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 6 (2.76%) Drupal
2 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.92%) Confluence
3 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.46%) Smallworld
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) GitHub
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) HTTP
2 4 (1.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) SNMP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
2 5 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.84%) MySQL
4 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.92%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) BODI
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.46%) QGIS
6 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (20.74%) Selenium
2 38 (17.51%) JIRA
3 21 (9.68%) Subversion
4 10 (4.61%) NUnit
4 10 (4.61%) WebDriver
5 9 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.69%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.76%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.84%) Hudson
9 4 (1.84%) JMeter
9 4 (1.84%) JUnit
10 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.38%) YouTrack
11 2 (0.92%) Ant
11 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.92%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.92%) Maven
11 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (8.76%) Finance
1 19 (8.76%) Retail
2 10 (4.61%) Games
3 5 (2.30%) Law
4 4 (1.84%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (45.62%) Developer
2 49 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 43 (19.82%) Test Engineer
4 36 (16.59%) C# Developer
5 34 (15.67%) Software Developer
6 28 (12.90%) QA Engineer
7 27 (12.44%) Senior C# Developer
8 26 (11.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 25 (11.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 25 (11.52%) Software Engineer
10 23 (10.60%) QA Test Engineer
11 22 (10.14%) Tester
12 21 (9.68%) C# WCF Developer
12 21 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
12 21 (9.68%) WCF Developer
13 20 (9.22%) .NET Developer
13 20 (9.22%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (8.76%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
15 18 (8.29%) Java Developer
15 18 (8.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.34%) CSS
1 68 (31.34%) HTML
2 59 (27.19%) .NET
3 51 (23.50%) XML
4 42 (19.35%) HTML5
5 41 (18.89%) .NET Framework
5 41 (18.89%) Entity Framework
6 39 (17.97%) WCF
7 38 (17.51%) REST
8 37 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (16.59%) CSS3
10 35 (16.13%) LINQ
11 33 (15.21%) JSON
12 30 (13.82%) Ajax
13 28 (12.90%) jQuery
13 28 (12.90%) XSLT
14 24 (11.06%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (7.83%) Web Services
16 14 (6.45%) ADO
17 11 (5.07%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.06%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.99%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.61%) Life Science
5 8 (3.69%) Statistics
6 7 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.76%) iPad
8 5 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.30%) Fintech
9 4 (1.84%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.38%) Replication
11 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.46%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.13%) Linux
2 26 (11.98%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.61%) Windows
4 5 (2.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.92%) CentOS
5 2 (0.92%) Fedora
5 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (29.95%) MVC
3 59 (27.19%) Software Engineering
4 53 (24.42%) Automated Testing
5 46 (21.20%) Scrum
6 42 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 39 (17.97%) DevOps
8 37 (17.05%) SDLC
9 34 (15.67%) Front End Development
10 29 (13.36%) Manual Testing
11 28 (12.90%) OOP
12 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (11.52%) User Stories
14 24 (11.06%) TDD
15 23 (10.60%) Process Improvement
16 21 (9.68%) iOS Development
16 21 (9.68%) OO
16 21 (9.68%) Software Testing
17 20 (9.22%) Kanban
17 20 (9.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (48.39%) SQL
2 77 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 66 (30.41%) C#
4 50 (23.04%) Java
5 41 (18.89%) VB.NET
6 32 (14.75%) Python
7 22 (10.14%) Objective-C
8 19 (8.76%) PHP
9 18 (8.29%) C++
10 16 (7.37%) Perl
11 14 (6.45%) C
11 14 (6.45%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.69%) Ruby
13 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.46%) Lua
Qualifications
1 69 (31.80%) Degree
2 20 (9.22%) ISEB
3 15 (6.91%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.30%) SDET
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Ansible
1 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle
3 6 (2.76%) Rackspace
3 6 (2.76%) TOWER Software
4 4 (1.84%) Google
5 2 (0.92%) New Relic
5 2 (0.92%) Zend
6 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.46%) ESRI
6 1 (0.46%) Roku
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
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