The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 335 293 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.09% 3.83% 4.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.06% 37.76% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 297 231 309
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
778 776 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.83% 10.14% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 642 560 748
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Cambridgeshire +10 118 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Hertfordshire +11 70 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Suffolk +23 65 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Essex -5 47 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Bedfordshire +15 22 £43,500 +11.53% 8
Norfolk +5 13 £38,500 +10.00% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for QA.

1 286 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (36.06%) SQL
3 178 (25.99%) Java
4 172 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 172 (25.11%) C#
5 159 (23.21%) Selenium
6 157 (22.92%) .NET
7 154 (22.48%) CSS
8 153 (22.34%) HTML
8 153 (22.34%) Degree
9 147 (21.46%) Finance
10 122 (17.81%) Software Testing
11 112 (16.35%) Automated Testing
12 111 (16.20%) SDLC
13 102 (14.89%) Scrum
14 101 (14.74%) ISEB
14 101 (14.74%) Test Automation
15 95 (13.87%) Software Engineering
16 90 (13.14%) XML
17 83 (12.12%) SQL Server
17 83 (12.12%) Computer Science
18 82 (11.97%) VB.NET
19 78 (11.39%) MVC
20 75 (10.95%) Microsoft
21 74 (10.80%) JIRA
22 73 (10.66%) .NET Framework
22 73 (10.66%) REST
23 72 (10.51%) Manual Testing
24 71 (10.36%) Automation Testing
25 70 (10.22%) Test Scripting

QA
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 9 (1.31%) Apache Solr
2 8 (1.17%) Drupal
3 5 (0.73%) CMS
4 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.29%) IIS
5 2 (0.29%) JBoss
5 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) nginx
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.53%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS Project
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.90%) MultiFonds
1 13 (1.90%) Sonata
2 12 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.88%) SaaS
3 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.73%) GitHub
4 4 (0.58%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.34%) HTTP
2 15 (2.19%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) IPv4
3 7 (1.02%) IPv6
3 7 (1.02%) VPN
4 4 (0.58%) SSH
4 4 (0.58%) Telnet
5 2 (0.29%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) BGP
6 1 (0.15%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.21%) MySQL
4 20 (2.92%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.88%) Big Data
8 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.44%) Redis
10 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.29%) DB2
10 2 (0.29%) IDOL
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.15%) BODI
11 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 159 (23.21%) Selenium
2 74 (10.80%) JIRA
3 57 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (8.03%) HP UFT
5 54 (7.88%) Cucumber
6 46 (6.72%) Visual Studio
7 41 (5.99%) Subversion
8 38 (5.55%) WebDriver
9 32 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 24 (3.50%) JUnit
11 18 (2.63%) LoadRunner
12 16 (2.34%) JMeter
13 15 (2.19%) JBehave
14 14 (2.04%) Git (software)
15 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
15 13 (1.90%) NUnit
16 11 (1.61%) Xcode
17 9 (1.31%) Hudson
18 8 (1.17%) Calabash
18 8 (1.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 147 (21.46%) Finance
2 33 (4.82%) Games
3 31 (4.53%) Retail
4 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.61%) Banking
6 9 (1.31%) Legal
7 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.02%) Law
9 6 (0.88%) Advertising
9 6 (0.88%) Arabic Language
9 6 (0.88%) Marketing
9 6 (0.88%) Russian Language
10 5 (0.73%) Electronics
10 5 (0.73%) Local Government
11 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 192 (28.03%) Developer
2 167 (24.38%) Analyst
3 120 (17.52%) Tester
4 118 (17.23%) Test Analyst
5 96 (14.01%) QA Tester
6 79 (11.53%) QA Engineer
7 70 (10.22%) QA Analyst
8 63 (9.20%) Software Tester
9 62 (9.05%) Test Engineer
10 57 (8.32%) Software QA Tester
11 56 (8.18%) Senior Developer
12 50 (7.30%) .NET Developer
13 48 (7.01%) C# Developer
13 48 (7.01%) Software Developer
14 45 (6.57%) QA Test Analyst
14 45 (6.57%) Software Analyst
15 42 (6.13%) Automation Test Analyst
15 42 (6.13%) QA Test Engineer
16 36 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
17 34 (4.96%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (22.92%) .NET
2 154 (22.48%) CSS
3 153 (22.34%) HTML
4 90 (13.14%) XML
5 73 (10.66%) .NET Framework
5 73 (10.66%) REST
6 67 (9.78%) Ajax
7 61 (8.91%) HTML5
8 56 (8.18%) jQuery
9 54 (7.88%) ASP.NET
10 53 (7.74%) CSS3
10 53 (7.74%) Web Services
11 49 (7.15%) Entity Framework
12 47 (6.86%) WCF
13 45 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (5.69%) LINQ
15 38 (5.55%) JSON
16 32 (4.67%) XSLT
17 31 (4.53%) SOAP
18 28 (4.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.15%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.50%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.77%) iPad
5 19 (2.77%) Online Games
6 17 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.19%) NHS
7 15 (2.19%) RIA
8 14 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.90%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.75%) Statistics
10 12 (1.75%) User Experience
11 11 (1.61%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.46%) Life Science
13 8 (1.17%) Replication
14 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.73%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.73%) Driving Licence
15 5 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (8.91%) Apple iOS
1 61 (8.91%) Linux
2 54 (7.88%) Windows
3 40 (5.84%) Android
4 27 (3.94%) Unix
5 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Fedora
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (17.81%) Software Testing
3 112 (16.35%) Automated Testing
4 111 (16.20%) SDLC
5 102 (14.89%) Scrum
6 101 (14.74%) Test Automation
7 95 (13.87%) Software Engineering
8 78 (11.39%) MVC
9 72 (10.51%) Manual Testing
10 71 (10.36%) Automation Testing
11 70 (10.22%) Test Scripting
11 70 (10.22%) Wealth Management
12 67 (9.78%) Unit Testing
13 66 (9.64%) Regression Testing
14 60 (8.76%) TDD
15 55 (8.03%) BDD
15 55 (8.03%) Functional Testing
16 50 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (7.15%) DevOps
18 46 (6.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 247 (36.06%) SQL
2 178 (25.99%) Java
3 172 (25.11%) C#
3 172 (25.11%) JavaScript
4 82 (11.97%) VB.NET
5 54 (7.88%) Python
6 46 (6.72%) PHP
7 45 (6.57%) C
8 42 (6.13%) C++
9 40 (5.84%) Objective-C
10 37 (5.40%) Perl
11 20 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.77%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.04%) Embedded C
13 14 (2.04%) Embedded C++
13 14 (2.04%) Ruby
14 8 (1.17%) VB
14 8 (1.17%) VBA
15 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (22.34%) Degree
2 101 (14.74%) ISEB
3 69 (10.07%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.73%) APMP
5 5 (0.73%) HP ASE
5 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.29%) CITP
6 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) HNC
7 1 (0.15%) HND
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.92%) SDET
2 7 (1.02%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.58%) Ansible
4 4 (0.58%) Puppet
4 4 (0.58%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 75 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.61%) HP
3 45 (6.57%) Oracle
4 17 (2.48%) IBM
5 14 (2.04%) Citrix
6 12 (1.75%) SAP
7 11 (1.61%) Google
8 10 (1.46%) TOWER Software
9 6 (0.88%) Rackspace
9 6 (0.88%) Twitter
10 3 (0.44%) New Relic
10 3 (0.44%) Rally
10 3 (0.44%) Roku
10 3 (0.44%) VMware
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.29%) Zend
12 1 (0.15%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.15%) Informatica
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Diss
Ortolan Group
Salary: £38000 per annum + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £43500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago