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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 212 217 253
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 29 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.66% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.69% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 18
Median salary £31,250 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.97% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
5979 6946 7465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.14% 96.03% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4974 5902 6067
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 0 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -21 9 £27,500 -18.51% 2
Hertfordshire +12 5 £25,500 +6.25% 2
Essex +7 5 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
QA Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 71 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (45.07%) Software Testing
3 25 (35.21%) Automation Testing
4 24 (33.80%) Manual Testing
5 22 (30.99%) ISEB
5 22 (30.99%) Automated Testing
6 18 (25.35%) SDLC
6 18 (25.35%) Java
7 17 (23.94%) C#
8 15 (21.13%) ISTQB
9 14 (19.72%) Wealth Management
9 14 (19.72%) Software Delivery
9 14 (19.72%) Sonata
10 13 (18.31%) MultiFonds
10 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Games
11 10 (14.08%) Test Scripting
11 10 (14.08%) Online Games
12 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 8 (11.27%) Python
13 7 (9.86%) Degree
13 7 (9.86%) Selenium
13 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (8.45%) System Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (7.04%) Web Testing
15 5 (7.04%) C

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 (2.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Sonata
2 13 (18.31%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) SSL
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Selenium
2 4 (5.63%) JMeter
3 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 3 (4.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.82%) Ant
4 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.41%) Gatling
5 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.41%) Hudson
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.41%) JUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.08%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) RESTful
1 4 (5.63%) SOAP
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) REST
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.41%) Java EE
3 1 (1.41%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Online Games
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Physics
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Software Testing
2 25 (35.21%) Automation Testing
3 24 (33.80%) Manual Testing
4 22 (30.99%) Automated Testing
5 18 (25.35%) SDLC
6 14 (19.72%) Software Delivery
6 14 (19.72%) Wealth Management
7 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
8 10 (14.08%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) System Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.04%) Scrum
11 5 (7.04%) Web Testing
12 4 (5.63%) BDD
12 4 (5.63%) QA Automation
12 4 (5.63%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) C#
3 8 (11.27%) Python
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) C
4 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) PHP
5 4 (5.63%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Groovy
6 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) ISEB
2 15 (21.13%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) IBM
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Multiple benefits including health
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago