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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 216 212 253
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 37 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.68% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.71% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 25
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
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
6061 7059 7600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.28% 96.12% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5183 5968 6232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 August 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 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
Suffolk -1 16 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire -12 9 £26,500 -24.28% 4
Essex +9 6 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 4 £25,500 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire +20 2 £47,500 +48.43%
QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (48.75%) Software Testing
3 29 (36.25%) Automation Testing
4 26 (32.50%) ISEB
4 26 (32.50%) Manual Testing
5 22 (27.50%) Java
6 21 (26.25%) Automated Testing
7 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 19 (23.75%) C#
9 17 (21.25%) SDLC
9 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.50%) ISTQB
11 13 (16.25%) Selenium
11 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (16.25%) SQL
12 12 (15.00%) Games
12 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
12 12 (15.00%) Online Games
12 12 (15.00%) MultiFonds
12 12 (15.00%) Software Delivery
12 12 (15.00%) Sonata
13 11 (13.75%) Python
14 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 8 (10.00%) Scrum
16 7 (8.75%) Perl
16 7 (8.75%) System Testing
16 7 (8.75%) BDD
16 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
17 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MultiFonds
1 12 (15.00%) Sonata
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) SSL
1 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Selenium
2 6 (7.50%) JMeter
3 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) JUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Maven
5 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.75%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.50%) Ant
6 2 (2.50%) Calabash
6 2 (2.50%) Hudson
7 1 (1.25%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.25%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.25%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.00%) Games
2 4 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Web Services
1 6 (7.50%) XML
2 4 (5.00%) RESTful
2 4 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) DHTML
4 1 (1.25%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) Java EE
4 1 (1.25%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Online Games
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Software Testing
2 29 (36.25%) Automation Testing
3 26 (32.50%) Manual Testing
4 21 (26.25%) Automated Testing
5 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 17 (21.25%) SDLC
6 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
7 13 (16.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Software Delivery
8 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
9 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.00%) Scrum
11 7 (8.75%) BDD
11 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
11 7 (8.75%) System Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (7.50%) Web Testing
13 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.25%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) Python
5 7 (8.75%) Perl
6 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) ISEB
2 14 (17.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) IBM
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Pension, health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago