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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 42 28 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 111 196 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.06% 8.22% 4.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.33% 61.64% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 97 146 101
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
184 318 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.39% 13.34% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 149 238 178
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £62,000 £62,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -16 75 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Peterborough 0 16 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Huntingdon -2 2 £46,250 -19.56%
St Neots 0 1 £45,000 +9.75%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 101 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.08%) SQL
3 67 (31.60%) Degree
4 54 (25.47%) Test Automation
5 53 (25.00%) C#
6 50 (23.58%) OO
6 50 (23.58%) Python
7 46 (21.70%) C++
8 42 (19.81%) Java
8 42 (19.81%) Scrum
9 41 (19.34%) Selenium
9 41 (19.34%) Test Scripting
10 40 (18.87%) Linux
10 40 (18.87%) User Stories
11 37 (17.45%) Manual Testing
12 35 (16.51%) JIRA
12 35 (16.51%) Software Engineering
12 35 (16.51%) Finance
13 32 (15.09%) Automated Testing
14 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
15 28 (13.21%) .NET
15 28 (13.21%) Microsoft
15 28 (13.21%) ISEB
15 28 (13.21%) Computer Science
16 27 (12.74%) Mathematics
16 27 (12.74%) Kanban
16 27 (12.74%) Regression Testing
17 25 (11.79%) Unit Testing
18 24 (11.32%) HTML
19 22 (10.38%) NUnit

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (0.47%) IIS
1 1 (0.47%) Apache
1 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.83%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.30%) Internet
3 6 (2.83%) Firewall
4 5 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (2.36%) HTTP
4 5 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.36%) VoIP
5 4 (1.89%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.89%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.89%) ICMP
6 1 (0.47%) Wireless
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
6 1 (0.47%) MQTT
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) 802.11
6 1 (0.47%) FTP
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.66%) Big Data
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.83%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (19.34%) Selenium
2 35 (16.51%) JIRA
3 22 (10.38%) NUnit
4 20 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.13%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.72%) JMeter
7 9 (4.25%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.83%) QADirector
9 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.36%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.89%) Subversion
11 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.42%) WinRunner
11 3 (1.42%) QARun
11 3 (1.42%) Hudson
11 3 (1.42%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.94%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (0.94%) GCC
General
1 35 (16.51%) Finance
2 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.42%) Marketing
3 3 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (0.94%) Retail
4 2 (0.94%) Electronics
4 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (25.94%) Developer
2 42 (19.81%) Tester
3 40 (18.87%) Test Engineer
4 38 (17.92%) Software Developer
5 30 (14.15%) Software Engineer
6 28 (13.21%) Analyst
7 23 (10.85%) Software Test Engineer
8 20 (9.43%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.49%) Senior Software Developer
10 16 (7.55%) Programmer
10 16 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (6.60%) Automation Tester
12 13 (6.13%) Software Programmer
13 12 (5.66%) Software Tester
13 12 (5.66%) Architect
14 10 (4.72%) Test Analyst
14 10 (4.72%) QA Tester
14 10 (4.72%) QA Engineer
15 9 (4.25%) Senior Test Engineer
15 9 (4.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.21%) .NET
2 24 (11.32%) HTML
3 15 (7.08%) CSS
3 15 (7.08%) WPF
4 14 (6.60%) XML
5 12 (5.66%) HTML5
6 9 (4.25%) CSS3
7 5 (2.36%) Web Services
8 3 (1.42%) STL
8 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.94%) WCF
9 2 (0.94%) jQuery
9 2 (0.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.94%) REST
9 2 (0.94%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.94%) XSLT
9 2 (0.94%) XHTML
9 2 (0.94%) JMS
9 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.74%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.96%) Statistics
3 19 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 18 (8.49%) Mobile App
5 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.77%) User Experience
7 6 (2.83%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.36%) Physics
9 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.42%) Replication
11 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.47%) PMI
12 1 (0.47%) W3C
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.87%) Linux
2 21 (9.91%) Windows
3 13 (6.13%) UNIX
4 10 (4.72%) Android
4 10 (4.72%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.42%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.47%) Test Automation
3 50 (23.58%) OO
4 42 (19.81%) Scrum
5 41 (19.34%) Test Scripting
6 40 (18.87%) User Stories
7 37 (17.45%) Manual Testing
8 35 (16.51%) Software Engineering
9 32 (15.09%) Automated Testing
10 27 (12.74%) Kanban
10 27 (12.74%) Regression Testing
11 25 (11.79%) Unit Testing
12 21 (9.91%) TDD
13 18 (8.49%) Web Testing
13 18 (8.49%) Performance Testing
13 18 (8.49%) Financial Modelling
14 17 (8.02%) OOP
14 17 (8.02%) Software Architecture
14 17 (8.02%) SDLC
15 16 (7.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.08%) SQL
2 53 (25.00%) C#
3 50 (23.58%) Python
4 46 (21.70%) C++
5 42 (19.81%) Java
6 21 (9.91%) Perl
7 20 (9.43%) C
8 19 (8.96%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.36%) Ruby
10 4 (1.89%) PHP
11 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.42%) VB
11 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (31.60%) Degree
2 28 (13.21%) ISEB
3 22 (10.38%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.36%) CCNA
4 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) WAI
2 1 (0.47%) COBIT
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Nagios
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.49%) TOWER Software
3 11 (5.19%) Perforce
4 5 (2.36%) VMware
4 5 (2.36%) SonicWALL
4 5 (2.36%) F5
4 5 (2.36%) Splunk
4 5 (2.36%) Juniper
4 5 (2.36%) Cisco
5 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.47%) Zend
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle
5 1 (0.47%) SAP
Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + dep. on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
ABRS
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + package
Posted: 26 days ago