The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 228 236 266
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 16 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 17
Median salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,200 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
QA Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6138 6942 7744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.66% 96.86% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5023 5774 6347
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Tester
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the East of England region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in the East of England

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA Tester
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Essex +12 7 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 4 £26,500 +20.45% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bedfordshire +9 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Suffolk -8 1 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
3 13 (26.53%) ISEB
3 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
3 13 (26.53%) Automation Testing
4 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
4 12 (24.49%) SDLC
5 11 (22.45%) C#
5 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
6 10 (20.41%) Java
6 10 (20.41%) Software Delivery
7 9 (18.37%) Sonata
7 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 9 (18.37%) Wealth Management
8 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 7 (14.29%) Selenium
10 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.20%) BDD
11 5 (10.20%) MultiFonds
11 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.16%) .NET
12 4 (8.16%) Python
12 4 (8.16%) C
12 4 (8.16%) Games
12 4 (8.16%) Asset Management

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Sonata
2 5 (10.20%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.12%) JMeter
3 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Gatling
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Automotive
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) RESTful
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) SOAP
2 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Online Games
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Software Testing
2 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
2 13 (26.53%) Automation Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
3 12 (24.49%) SDLC
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Software Delivery
6 9 (18.37%) Wealth Management
7 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
11 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C#
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) C
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) ISEB
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
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