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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 309 309 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.74% 3.98% 4.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.80% 39.06% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 271 249 303
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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
722 791 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.08% 10.18% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 607 585 755
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 £26,900 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 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 1 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 +11 126 £50,000 +17.64% 11
Suffolk +28 64 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Hertfordshire +21 60 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Essex -18 36 £47,500 - 4
Bedfordshire -1 13 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Norfolk +12 10 £40,750 +16.42%
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 274 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (34.55%) SQL
3 182 (26.53%) Java
4 175 (25.51%) C#
5 167 (24.34%) Degree
6 166 (24.20%) JavaScript
6 166 (24.20%) .NET
7 155 (22.59%) HTML
8 154 (22.45%) CSS
8 154 (22.45%) Selenium
9 151 (22.01%) Finance
10 120 (17.49%) Software Testing
11 112 (16.33%) Automated Testing
12 96 (13.99%) SDLC
13 94 (13.70%) Software Engineering
13 94 (13.70%) Scrum
13 94 (13.70%) ISEB
14 93 (13.56%) Test Automation
15 89 (12.97%) XML
16 88 (12.83%) Computer Science
17 86 (12.54%) VB.NET
18 83 (12.10%) SQL Server
19 80 (11.66%) JIRA
20 79 (11.52%) MVC
21 72 (10.50%) Ajax
22 71 (10.35%) ISTQB
22 71 (10.35%) Test Scripting
23 70 (10.20%) Unit Testing
23 70 (10.20%) .NET Framework
24 69 (10.06%) Microsoft

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
1 9 (1.31%) Drupal
2 4 (0.58%) CMS
2 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.29%) JBoss
3 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.15%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) Documentum
4 1 (0.15%) nginx
4 1 (0.15%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.15%) SAS
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.66%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS Project
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.75%) Magento
1 12 (1.75%) MultiFonds
1 12 (1.75%) Sonata
2 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
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 17 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.87%) GitHub
2 6 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.44%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.33%) HTTP
2 12 (1.75%) Internet
3 7 (1.02%) IPv4
3 7 (1.02%) IPv6
3 7 (1.02%) VPN
4 6 (0.87%) SSH
4 6 (0.87%) Telnet
5 3 (0.44%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.44%) SNMP
6 2 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) BGP
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) NAS
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.79%) MySQL
4 23 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.02%) Big Data
9 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.58%) Redis
10 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.29%) DB2
11 2 (0.29%) IDOL
11 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.15%) BODI
12 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 154 (22.45%) Selenium
2 80 (11.66%) JIRA
3 64 (9.33%) HP UFT
4 60 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 47 (6.85%) Visual Studio
7 35 (5.10%) Subversion
7 35 (5.10%) WebDriver
8 34 (4.96%) SoapUI
9 22 (3.21%) LoadRunner
10 21 (3.06%) JUnit
11 13 (1.90%) NUnit
11 13 (1.90%) Xcode
12 12 (1.75%) JBehave
12 12 (1.75%) JMeter
13 11 (1.60%) Git (software)
13 11 (1.60%) Hudson
14 10 (1.46%) Jenkins
15 7 (1.02%) Calabash
15 7 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 151 (22.01%) Finance
2 34 (4.96%) Games
3 32 (4.66%) Retail
4 15 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.46%) Banking
7 9 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.02%) Arabic Language
8 7 (1.02%) Electronics
8 7 (1.02%) Law
8 7 (1.02%) Legal
8 7 (1.02%) Russian Language
9 6 (0.87%) Advertising
10 5 (0.73%) Local Government
10 5 (0.73%) Marketing
11 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Back Office
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 200 (29.15%) Developer
2 172 (25.07%) Analyst
3 118 (17.20%) Tester
4 117 (17.06%) Test Analyst
5 94 (13.70%) QA Tester
6 73 (10.64%) QA Engineer
7 65 (9.48%) QA Analyst
8 58 (8.45%) Software Tester
9 57 (8.31%) Senior Developer
10 56 (8.16%) Test Engineer
11 53 (7.73%) Software QA Tester
12 52 (7.58%) .NET Developer
13 51 (7.43%) C# Developer
14 48 (7.00%) Software Developer
15 43 (6.27%) Software Analyst
16 40 (5.83%) Automation Test Analyst
17 39 (5.69%) QA Test Analyst
18 37 (5.39%) QA Test Engineer
19 35 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
20 33 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (24.20%) .NET
2 155 (22.59%) HTML
3 154 (22.45%) CSS
4 89 (12.97%) XML
5 72 (10.50%) Ajax
6 70 (10.20%) .NET Framework
7 68 (9.91%) REST
8 61 (8.89%) ASP.NET
9 60 (8.75%) HTML5
10 54 (7.87%) jQuery
11 52 (7.58%) CSS3
12 50 (7.29%) Entity Framework
13 48 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (7.00%) WCF
14 45 (6.56%) Web Services
15 40 (5.83%) LINQ
16 38 (5.54%) JSON
17 32 (4.66%) XSLT
18 29 (4.23%) Razor View Engine
19 26 (3.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 88 (12.83%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 22 (3.21%) Online Games
6 20 (2.92%) iPad
7 16 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.04%) NHS
9 14 (2.04%) User Experience
10 13 (1.90%) Data Integration
10 13 (1.90%) RIA
11 12 (1.75%) Statistics
12 11 (1.60%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.46%) Life Science
13 10 (1.46%) Replication
14 5 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.73%) PMI
15 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 58 (8.45%) Linux
3 53 (7.73%) Windows
4 48 (7.00%) Android
5 33 (4.81%) Unix
6 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) MVS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (17.49%) Software Testing
3 112 (16.33%) Automated Testing
4 96 (13.99%) SDLC
5 94 (13.70%) Scrum
5 94 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 93 (13.56%) Test Automation
7 79 (11.52%) MVC
8 71 (10.35%) Test Scripting
9 70 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 68 (9.91%) Manual Testing
11 65 (9.48%) Automation Testing
11 65 (9.48%) Regression Testing
12 62 (9.04%) Wealth Management
13 61 (8.89%) TDD
14 59 (8.60%) Functional Testing
15 56 (8.16%) Project Management
16 54 (7.87%) BDD
17 52 (7.58%) User Stories
18 51 (7.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 237 (34.55%) SQL
2 182 (26.53%) Java
3 175 (25.51%) C#
4 166 (24.20%) JavaScript
5 86 (12.54%) VB.NET
6 53 (7.73%) Python
7 48 (7.00%) PHP
8 47 (6.85%) C
9 44 (6.41%) C++
10 42 (6.12%) Objective-C
11 36 (5.25%) Perl
12 23 (3.35%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.62%) Embedded C
14 18 (2.62%) Embedded C++
15 13 (1.90%) Ruby
16 10 (1.46%) VBA
17 8 (1.17%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.02%) VB
19 5 (0.73%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 167 (24.34%) Degree
2 94 (13.70%) ISEB
3 71 (10.35%) ISTQB
4 31 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.73%) APMP
5 5 (0.73%) HP ASE
5 5 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.15%) CBAP
8 1 (0.15%) HNC
8 1 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.15%) IIBA
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.48%) SDET
2 7 (1.02%) WCAG
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.29%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.15%) Docker
1 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.73%) Ansible
4 5 (0.73%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 69 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.33%) HP
3 47 (6.85%) Oracle
4 22 (3.21%) IBM
5 19 (2.77%) SAP
6 14 (2.04%) Citrix
7 12 (1.75%) Google
8 10 (1.46%) TOWER Software
9 7 (1.02%) Twitter
10 6 (0.87%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.87%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.73%) Roku
12 3 (0.44%) New Relic
13 2 (0.29%) Perforce
13 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.29%) Zend
14 1 (0.15%) Cognizant
14 1 (0.15%) Interwoven
14 1 (0.15%) Teradata
14 1 (0.15%) VMware
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
OHO Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kempston, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48 - 58k + 12% pension, healthcare, 26days + more!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Anglia Ruskin University
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Anglia Ruskin University
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Undo Software Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £61,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Travel, Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + share scheme + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Airbus Group Careers
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago