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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 202 251 248
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 45 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 34
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
6341 7477 7973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 97.41% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5411 6222 6672
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Suffolk +23 21 £35,000 -
Essex +12 11 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Bedfordshire +14 4 £47,500 +46.15% 2
QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 90 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 30 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 29 (32.22%) Selenium
4 29 (32.22%) Java
4 29 (32.22%) Automation Testing
5 28 (31.11%) Regression Testing
6 27 (30.00%) ISEB
7 26 (28.89%) Manual Testing
8 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (21.11%) SQL
8 19 (21.11%) Python
8 19 (21.11%) SDLC
9 18 (20.00%) C#
9 18 (20.00%) Games
9 18 (20.00%) Online Games
10 16 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 15 (16.67%) XML
12 14 (15.56%) BDD
12 14 (15.56%) Functional Testing
13 12 (13.33%) Perl
13 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.22%) Wealth Management
14 11 (12.22%) MultiFonds
14 11 (12.22%) Software Delivery
14 11 (12.22%) Sonata
15 10 (11.11%) SoapUI
16 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
16 9 (10.00%) System Testing

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 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) MultiFonds
1 11 (12.22%) Sonata
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Selenium
2 10 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 8 (8.89%) JMeter
4 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.78%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.44%) Hudson
6 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.33%) Calabash
7 3 (3.33%) JUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.22%) Maven
8 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.11%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 18 (20.00%) Games
2 4 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) DHTML
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) RESTful
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Online Games
2 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.56%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 30 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 29 (32.22%) Automation Testing
4 28 (31.11%) Regression Testing
5 26 (28.89%) Manual Testing
6 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.11%) SDLC
7 16 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 14 (15.56%) BDD
9 14 (15.56%) Functional Testing
10 11 (12.22%) Software Delivery
10 11 (12.22%) Wealth Management
11 9 (10.00%) System Testing
11 9 (10.00%) TDD
11 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (6.67%) Web Testing
14 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) Java
2 19 (21.11%) Python
2 19 (21.11%) SQL
3 18 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (13.33%) Perl
5 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) Ruby
7 3 (3.33%) C
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) ISEB
2 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 6 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago