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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / East of England
Rank 42 38 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 327 399 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.63% 5.80% 4.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.15% 43.89% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 280 326 222
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £26,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
627 909 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.79% 13.21% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 515 708 674
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +17 102 £45,000 -6.25% 12
Cambridgeshire -23 88 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Essex +3 58 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Bedfordshire +35 31 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Suffolk -7 26 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Norfolk -5 22 £37,000 +37.03% 3
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 328 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (28.83%) SQL
3 169 (27.52%) Finance
4 153 (24.92%) C#
5 146 (23.78%) Selenium
6 136 (22.15%) Java
7 134 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 131 (21.34%) Scrum
9 128 (20.85%) .NET
10 96 (15.64%) Test Automation
11 94 (15.31%) CSS
12 92 (14.98%) SDLC
13 90 (14.66%) Wealth Management
14 87 (14.17%) Software Testing
15 85 (13.84%) HTML
16 83 (13.52%) Linux
16 83 (13.52%) ISEB
17 82 (13.36%) Workflow
17 82 (13.36%) ISTQB
18 78 (12.70%) Degree
18 78 (12.70%) SQL Server
19 75 (12.21%) Automation Testing
20 69 (11.24%) Automated Testing
21 67 (10.91%) Python
22 64 (10.42%) Microsoft
23 61 (9.93%) TDD
24 59 (9.61%) Project Management
24 59 (9.61%) BDD
25 58 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
26 57 (9.28%) Waterfall

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 12 (1.95%) Confluence
2 10 (1.63%) IIS
3 8 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
5 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 5 (0.81%) Drupal
5 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.81%) Smallworld
5 5 (0.81%) WordPress
6 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.42%) MS Office
3 11 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) InDesign
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Sonata
2 8 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.33%) Unica
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.58%) SaaS
2 8 (1.30%) Office 365
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) Internet
2 4 (0.65%) Skype
2 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) BGP
5 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (3.42%) MySQL
5 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.98%) MS Access
6 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.81%) GIS
7 5 (0.81%) QGIS
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.33%) Big Data
8 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.33%) DB2
8 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.33%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 146 (23.78%) Selenium
2 58 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (7.98%) WebDriver
4 46 (7.49%) JIRA
5 42 (6.84%) Visual Studio
6 34 (5.54%) HP UFT
7 26 (4.23%) Cucumber
8 23 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 23 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 21 (3.42%) JUnit
10 18 (2.93%) Subversion
11 17 (2.77%) SoapUI
12 15 (2.44%) Robot Framework
13 14 (2.28%) LoadRunner
14 12 (1.95%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.79%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.79%) Maven
15 11 (1.79%) NUnit
16 10 (1.63%) TeamCity
17 9 (1.47%) JMeter
General
1 169 (27.52%) Finance
2 50 (8.14%) Retail
3 18 (2.93%) Legal
4 16 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.12%) Marketing
6 9 (1.47%) Banking
7 8 (1.30%) Back Office
8 5 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.81%) Electronics
8 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.81%) Publishing
9 4 (0.65%) Automotive
9 4 (0.65%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 176 (28.66%) Analyst
2 132 (21.50%) Developer
3 102 (16.61%) Test Analyst
4 65 (10.59%) Tester
5 64 (10.42%) Test Engineer
6 49 (7.98%) Business Analyst
6 49 (7.98%) QA Analyst
7 47 (7.65%) .NET Developer
8 46 (7.49%) Software Engineer
9 45 (7.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 43 (7.00%) QA Leader
11 35 (5.70%) Project Manager
12 33 (5.37%) Lead Business Analyst
12 33 (5.37%) QA Test Analyst
12 33 (5.37%) Software Tester
13 32 (5.21%) QA Tester
13 32 (5.21%) Software Developer
13 32 (5.21%) Software Test Engineer
14 31 (5.05%) QA Engineer
15 29 (4.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (20.85%) .NET
2 94 (15.31%) CSS
3 85 (13.84%) HTML
4 53 (8.63%) Ajax
5 49 (7.98%) ASP.NET
6 48 (7.82%) .NET Framework
7 45 (7.33%) jQuery
8 34 (5.54%) XML
9 33 (5.37%) Web Services
10 28 (4.56%) AngularJS
10 28 (4.56%) HTML5
11 26 (4.23%) REST
12 24 (3.91%) Hibernate
12 24 (3.91%) Spring
13 21 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (3.42%) Sass
14 20 (3.26%) CSS3
15 18 (2.93%) JSON
16 17 (2.77%) RESTful
16 17 (2.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 55 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 50 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.09%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.12%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.12%) User Experience
5 12 (1.95%) Physics
6 11 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.14%) iPad
9 5 (0.81%) Fintech
9 5 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.65%) AS400
10 4 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.65%) RIA
11 3 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.52%) Linux
2 43 (7.00%) Windows
3 26 (4.23%) Unix
4 14 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.65%) Android
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (21.34%) Scrum
3 96 (15.64%) Test Automation
4 92 (14.98%) SDLC
5 90 (14.66%) Wealth Management
6 87 (14.17%) Software Testing
7 82 (13.36%) Workflow
8 75 (12.21%) Automation Testing
9 69 (11.24%) Automated Testing
10 61 (9.93%) TDD
11 59 (9.61%) BDD
11 59 (9.61%) Project Management
12 57 (9.28%) Regression Testing
12 57 (9.28%) Test Strategy
12 57 (9.28%) Waterfall
13 56 (9.12%) Software Engineering
14 54 (8.79%) Functional Testing
15 53 (8.63%) Manual Testing
16 49 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 48 (7.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (28.83%) SQL
2 153 (24.92%) C#
3 136 (22.15%) Java
4 134 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 67 (10.91%) Python
6 42 (6.84%) VB.NET
7 33 (5.37%) Perl
8 25 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 23 (3.75%) C++
10 18 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.77%) Ruby
12 16 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.79%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.63%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.47%) PHP
15 9 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.14%) VB
17 6 (0.98%) C
18 5 (0.81%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (13.52%) ISEB
2 82 (13.36%) ISTQB
3 78 (12.70%) Degree
4 31 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.79%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) HNC
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.14%) SDET
1 7 (1.14%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) WCAG
3 2 (0.33%) HL7
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (2.77%) Nagios
2 5 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.40%) Oracle
3 17 (2.77%) HP
4 11 (1.79%) Sun
5 6 (0.98%) SAP
6 5 (0.81%) Apple
6 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.81%) Citrix
6 5 (0.81%) ESRI
7 4 (0.65%) IBM
7 4 (0.65%) VMware
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe
8 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.16%) hybris
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £48,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £28k-£36k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
The People Network
Salary: holiday discounts, flexible hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, healthcare and much more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Up to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: Plus 22 days holidays, Flexi-time, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £53000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £32k to £42k + 7.5% + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago