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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 122 113 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.91% 5.36% 6.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.00% 61.75% 57.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 94 136
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,600 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
200 183 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.69% 8.69% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 165 156 229
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £51,050
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 3 May 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 May 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 +5 98 £52,000 +15.55% 18
Huntingdon -9 8 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Peterborough -6 5 £57,500 +59.72%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 144 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (36.56%) JavaScript
3 98 (35.13%) HTML
4 96 (34.41%) SQL
5 91 (32.62%) .NET
6 90 (32.26%) CSS
7 86 (30.82%) Degree
8 85 (30.47%) C#
9 79 (28.32%) MVC
10 65 (23.30%) Software Engineering
11 57 (20.43%) JIRA
12 56 (20.07%) Selenium
12 56 (20.07%) Scrum
13 55 (19.71%) .NET Framework
13 55 (19.71%) Entity Framework
14 54 (19.35%) Java
15 52 (18.64%) VB.NET
15 52 (18.64%) User Stories
15 52 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 51 (18.28%) XML
17 50 (17.92%) WCF
17 50 (17.92%) Automated Testing
18 49 (17.56%) Python
19 47 (16.85%) HTML5
20 45 (16.13%) REST
21 43 (15.41%) LINQ
21 43 (15.41%) SDLC
22 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (13.98%) CSS3
23 39 (13.98%) jQuery

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 11 (3.94%) Drupal
2 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Magento
1 5 (1.79%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.72%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) HTTP
2 3 (1.08%) AMQP
2 3 (1.08%) MQTT
3 2 (0.72%) DNS
3 2 (0.72%) SNMP
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) SMTP
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.79%) Big Data
3 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.08%) MySQL
4 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.72%) IDOL
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (20.43%) JIRA
2 56 (20.07%) Selenium
3 26 (9.32%) Subversion
4 16 (5.73%) WebDriver
5 14 (5.02%) Hudson
6 13 (4.66%) NUnit
6 13 (4.66%) Xcode
7 9 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.87%) JMeter
9 6 (2.15%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.43%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.36%) RSpec
12 1 (0.36%) YouTrack
General
1 31 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (6.45%) Electronics
3 4 (1.43%) Advertising
3 4 (1.43%) Games
4 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (41.58%) Developer
2 49 (17.56%) C# Developer
3 47 (16.85%) Senior Developer
4 44 (15.77%) Test Engineer
5 37 (13.26%) Software Developer
6 34 (12.19%) .NET Developer
6 34 (12.19%) Analyst
6 34 (12.19%) Senior Software Developer
7 33 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (11.83%) Senior C# Developer
8 31 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
9 30 (10.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 28 (10.04%) QA Engineer
10 28 (10.04%) Test Automation Engineer
11 26 (9.32%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (8.60%) Tester
13 23 (8.24%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 23 (8.24%) QA Test Engineer
13 23 (8.24%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (35.13%) HTML
2 91 (32.62%) .NET
3 90 (32.26%) CSS
4 55 (19.71%) .NET Framework
4 55 (19.71%) Entity Framework
5 52 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 51 (18.28%) XML
7 50 (17.92%) WCF
8 47 (16.85%) HTML5
9 45 (16.13%) REST
10 43 (15.41%) LINQ
11 39 (13.98%) CSS3
11 39 (13.98%) jQuery
12 33 (11.83%) JSON
13 32 (11.47%) Ajax
13 32 (11.47%) XSLT
14 29 (10.39%) Razor View Engine
15 26 (9.32%) ASP.NET
16 18 (6.45%) ADO
17 11 (3.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.32%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.45%) iPad
4 15 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 14 (5.02%) Replication
6 10 (3.58%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.58%) Statistics
7 8 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.87%) User Experience
8 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.15%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.79%) Life Science
9 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.08%) Fintech
11 3 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.72%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.36%) STB
13 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.68%) Linux
2 25 (8.96%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.30%) Windows
4 11 (3.94%) Android
5 8 (2.87%) Unix
6 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) MVS
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.32%) MVC
3 65 (23.30%) Software Engineering
4 56 (20.07%) Scrum
5 52 (18.64%) User Stories
6 50 (17.92%) Automated Testing
7 43 (15.41%) SDLC
8 40 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (13.62%) DevOps
9 38 (13.62%) Front End Development
10 37 (13.26%) Test Automation
11 32 (11.47%) Unit Testing
12 29 (10.39%) Performance Testing
13 27 (9.68%) Manual Testing
13 27 (9.68%) Project Management
14 26 (9.32%) OO
15 25 (8.96%) Software Testing
16 23 (8.24%) Automation Testing
16 23 (8.24%) Kanban
17 22 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (36.56%) JavaScript
2 96 (34.41%) SQL
3 85 (30.47%) C#
4 54 (19.35%) Java
5 52 (18.64%) VB.NET
6 49 (17.56%) Python
7 19 (6.81%) Objective-C
8 18 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.73%) PHP
10 14 (5.02%) C++
11 11 (3.94%) Perl
12 10 (3.58%) C
13 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.08%) Ruby
15 2 (0.72%) ABAP
16 1 (0.36%) Lua
Qualifications
1 86 (30.82%) Degree
2 17 (6.09%) ISEB
3 12 (4.30%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.72%) SDET
2 1 (0.36%) GCP
2 1 (0.36%) GLP
2 1 (0.36%) GMP
2 1 (0.36%) GxP
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Ansible
1 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.02%) Oracle
3 9 (3.23%) TOWER Software
4 8 (2.87%) CheckPoint
4 8 (2.87%) Roku
5 7 (2.51%) SAP
6 6 (2.15%) Google
7 3 (1.08%) Perforce
8 2 (0.72%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.36%) New Relic
9 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.36%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.36%) Zend
Cambridge
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + 25 days holiday benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: highly competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
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