The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 375 274 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.70% 3.58% 4.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.66% 37.08% 48.24%
Number of salaries quoted 306 239 304
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
879 739 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.02% 9.66% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 722 603 589
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
England

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

QA Salary Trend in the East of England

QA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in the East of England

QA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +29 183 £41,500 +3.75% 11
Hertfordshire -29 62 £42,500 -2.29% 9
Essex +33 52 £70,000 +71.77% 3
Bedfordshire +9 51 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Norfolk +14 17 £47,625 +70.08% 1
Suffolk -1 14 £32,500 -36.58% 4
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 212 (27.50%) Java
2 200 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (25.42%) SQL
4 185 (23.99%) C#
5 183 (23.74%) Degree
6 156 (20.23%) Test Scripting
7 142 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 133 (17.25%) Selenium
9 129 (16.73%) .NET
10 127 (16.47%) Automated Testing
11 116 (15.05%) ISTQB
12 114 (14.79%) Finance
13 111 (14.40%) ISEB
14 110 (14.27%) Scrum
15 109 (14.14%) JavaScript
16 106 (13.75%) HTML
16 106 (13.75%) Linux
17 101 (13.10%) Windows
18 98 (12.71%) TDD
19 95 (12.32%) Python
20 91 (11.80%) CSS
21 90 (11.67%) SQL Server
21 90 (11.67%) Microsoft
22 88 (11.41%) UNIX
23 86 (11.15%) C++
24 85 (11.02%) OO
25 82 (10.64%) Test Automation
26 78 (10.12%) Regression Testing
27 74 (9.60%) Computer Science
28 73 (9.47%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 30 (3.89%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 12 (1.56%) CMS
4 10 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.30%) Node.js
5 9 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.91%) IIS
8 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.65%) Drupal
9 5 (0.65%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.52%) Moodle
11 2 (0.26%) Documentum
11 2 (0.26%) Apache
11 2 (0.26%) Liferay
11 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 46 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.54%) MS Office
3 8 (1.04%) MS Project
3 8 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) GIMP
6 4 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.26%) Windchill
9 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.43%) Magento
1 11 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
2 8 (1.04%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.95%) SaaS
2 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.65%) PaaS
3 5 (0.65%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.39%) Route 53
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.36%) Internet
2 29 (3.76%) HTTP
3 10 (1.30%) Firewall
4 8 (1.04%) Wireless
4 8 (1.04%) ATM
4 8 (1.04%) SAN
5 7 (0.91%) VLAN
5 7 (0.91%) LAN
5 7 (0.91%) WAN
6 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.78%) VoIP
6 6 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.65%) Intranet
8 4 (0.52%) DNS
9 3 (0.39%) Network Security
9 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.26%) X.509
10 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.26%) IPv4
10 2 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.82%) MySQL
4 14 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.91%) DB2
10 6 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.52%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.52%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 133 (17.25%) Selenium
2 50 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 40 (5.19%) WebDriver
4 35 (4.54%) JIRA
5 31 (4.02%) Git (software)
6 30 (3.89%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.20%) NUnit
8 16 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
8 16 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.95%) Sahi
10 13 (1.69%) FitNesse
10 13 (1.69%) Bugzilla
11 12 (1.56%) Subversion
11 12 (1.56%) WATIR
11 12 (1.56%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.17%) Mocha
12 9 (1.17%) PhoneGap
12 9 (1.17%) Grunt
13 8 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 114 (14.79%) Finance
2 49 (6.36%) Marketing
3 34 (4.41%) Banking
4 32 (4.15%) Retail
5 16 (2.08%) Automotive
6 14 (1.82%) Publishing
7 12 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.43%) Legal
9 10 (1.30%) Advertising
10 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.78%) Games
10 6 (0.78%) German Language
11 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.52%) Law
12 4 (0.52%) Local Government
13 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (19.33%) Analyst
2 112 (14.53%) Test Engineer
3 107 (13.88%) Developer
4 99 (12.84%) Tester
5 90 (11.67%) Test Analyst
6 87 (11.28%) Software Engineer
7 77 (9.99%) QA Engineer
8 62 (8.04%) Test Manager
9 46 (5.97%) QA Tester
10 43 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 41 (5.32%) QA Analyst
12 39 (5.06%) Software Tester
13 28 (3.63%) Applications Support
14 27 (3.50%) Performance Manager
14 27 (3.50%) Performance Test Manager
14 27 (3.50%) QA Manager
15 23 (2.98%) Business Analyst
16 22 (2.85%) QA Leader
16 22 (2.85%) Project Manager
16 22 (2.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (16.73%) .NET
2 106 (13.75%) HTML
3 91 (11.80%) CSS
4 48 (6.23%) ASP.NET
5 41 (5.32%) jQuery
6 38 (4.93%) Web Services
7 28 (3.63%) XML
7 28 (3.63%) J2EE
7 28 (3.63%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.33%) REST
9 17 (2.20%) XHTML
10 16 (2.08%) SOAP
10 16 (2.08%) WCF
10 16 (2.08%) Backbone.js
11 14 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (1.82%) HTML5
12 13 (1.69%) Spring
12 13 (1.69%) Flash
13 12 (1.56%) STL
13 12 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.39%) Mathematics
3 36 (4.67%) Mobile App
4 26 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.37%) Physics
5 21 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 14 (1.82%) EFT
6 14 (1.82%) Wiki
6 14 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.69%) iPad
7 13 (1.69%) iPhone
8 11 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.04%) E-Learning
9 8 (1.04%) Statistics
10 7 (0.91%) Open Source
10 7 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 7 (0.91%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.65%) Replication
13 4 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.75%) Linux
2 101 (13.10%) Windows
3 88 (11.41%) UNIX
4 29 (3.76%) Solaris
5 23 (2.98%) Mac OS X
6 21 (2.72%) Android
7 15 (1.95%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.65%) AIX
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (20.23%) Test Scripting
3 142 (18.42%) Software Testing
4 127 (16.47%) Automated Testing
5 110 (14.27%) Scrum
6 98 (12.71%) TDD
7 85 (11.02%) OO
8 82 (10.64%) Test Automation
9 78 (10.12%) Regression Testing
10 73 (9.47%) Project Management
11 70 (9.08%) Software Engineering
12 69 (8.95%) Test Strategy
13 64 (8.30%) Test Management
14 62 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 61 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 57 (7.39%) Manual Testing
17 55 (7.13%) Automation Testing
18 54 (7.00%) Performance Testing
19 52 (6.74%) BDD
20 49 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 212 (27.50%) Java
2 196 (25.42%) SQL
3 185 (23.99%) C#
4 109 (14.14%) JavaScript
5 95 (12.32%) Python
6 86 (11.15%) C++
7 54 (7.00%) Ruby
8 51 (6.61%) Perl
9 34 (4.41%) C
10 32 (4.15%) PHP
11 19 (2.46%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.08%) VB
12 16 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.30%) F#
15 9 (1.17%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.17%) ActionScript
15 9 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.91%) Delphi
17 6 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 183 (23.74%) Degree
2 116 (15.05%) ISTQB
3 111 (14.40%) ISEB
4 33 (4.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.91%) MCSA
8 6 (0.78%) CCNA
8 6 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.26%) ACCA
11 2 (0.26%) CISM
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) CEH
11 2 (0.26%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.91%) SLA
3 6 (0.78%) GMP
3 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.52%) TickIT
5 3 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.39%) GAMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) GxP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 8 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (6.23%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.65%) Puppet
2 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.26%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 90 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.04%) Oracle
3 53 (6.87%) HP
4 35 (4.54%) SAP
5 28 (3.63%) Sun
6 26 (3.37%) Adobe
7 11 (1.43%) Google
7 11 (1.43%) JD Edwards
8 8 (1.04%) VMware
9 7 (0.91%) Cisco
10 6 (0.78%) IBM
10 6 (0.78%) Veeam
11 5 (0.65%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.52%) Perforce
12 4 (0.52%) Cognos
12 4 (0.52%) JBoss
12 4 (0.52%) Sybase
12 4 (0.52%) Talend
13 2 (0.26%) CA
13 2 (0.26%) Motorola
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: + Gd benefits 25 days holiday and excellent pensipon scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Cobham
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £43000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazon
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 26 days ago