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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 355 359 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.08% 4.74% 4.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.38% 41.08% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 288 297 315
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
800 874 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.44% 11.53% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 636 677 776
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +4 126 £48,750 +8.33% 21
Hertfordshire +12 87 £43,500 +2.35% 9
Essex 0 67 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Suffolk +17 53 £31,500 -21.25% 6
Norfolk +13 13 £31,250 -24.69%
Bedfordshire -37 9 £46,250 +23.33% 7
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 294 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (29.48%) SQL
3 202 (26.83%) .NET
4 189 (25.10%) Finance
5 186 (24.70%) Selenium
6 184 (24.44%) C#
7 177 (23.51%) Java
8 168 (22.31%) JavaScript
9 166 (22.05%) HTML
10 157 (20.85%) Degree
11 154 (20.45%) CSS
12 134 (17.80%) Software Testing
13 110 (14.61%) Automated Testing
14 109 (14.48%) SDLC
15 108 (14.34%) Test Automation
15 108 (14.34%) VB.NET
16 107 (14.21%) JIRA
17 105 (13.94%) Scrum
18 101 (13.41%) ISEB
19 100 (13.28%) Unit Testing
20 99 (13.15%) SQL Server
21 96 (12.75%) Software Engineering
22 92 (12.22%) Ajax
23 91 (12.08%) ASP.NET
24 88 (11.69%) XML
24 88 (11.69%) MVC
25 84 (11.16%) .NET Framework
26 82 (10.89%) ISTQB
27 81 (10.76%) Test Scripting
28 80 (10.62%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 18 (2.39%) Node.js
2 11 (1.46%) Drupal
3 5 (0.66%) JBoss
4 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.53%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.40%) SAS
6 2 (0.27%) CMS
6 2 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) Documentum
7 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.52%) MS Office
3 6 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.40%) MS Project
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Magento
1 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.53%) MultiFonds
2 4 (0.53%) Sonata
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.27%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.66%) GitHub
2 5 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.52%) HTTP
2 11 (1.46%) Internet
3 8 (1.06%) SSH
3 8 (1.06%) Telnet
4 4 (0.53%) PuTTY
4 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.40%) AMQP
5 3 (0.40%) Firewall
5 3 (0.40%) MQTT
5 3 (0.40%) VoIP
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) SNMP
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 24 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.92%) MySQL
6 19 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.33%) Big Data
7 10 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.40%) Redis
11 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.27%) DB2
11 2 (0.27%) IDOL
11 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 186 (24.70%) Selenium
2 107 (14.21%) JIRA
3 79 (10.49%) HP UFT
4 78 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 63 (8.37%) Visual Studio
6 43 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 43 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 40 (5.31%) SoapUI
8 32 (4.25%) Subversion
9 24 (3.19%) JMeter
9 24 (3.19%) LoadRunner
10 23 (3.05%) JUnit
10 23 (3.05%) NUnit
11 20 (2.66%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.99%) Hudson
13 13 (1.73%) Git (software)
13 13 (1.73%) Xcode
14 11 (1.46%) JBehave
14 11 (1.46%) TestDirector
15 9 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 189 (25.10%) Finance
2 21 (2.79%) Games
2 21 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.66%) Retail
4 19 (2.52%) Electronics
5 16 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (1.73%) Banking
7 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.93%) Arabic Language
8 7 (0.93%) Legal
8 7 (0.93%) Russian Language
9 6 (0.80%) Advertising
9 6 (0.80%) Marketing
10 5 (0.66%) Local Government
11 4 (0.53%) iGaming
12 3 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 203 (26.96%) Analyst
2 194 (25.76%) Developer
3 129 (17.13%) Test Analyst
4 104 (13.81%) Tester
5 75 (9.96%) QA Analyst
6 74 (9.83%) .NET Developer
7 73 (9.69%) QA Tester
8 71 (9.43%) QA Engineer
9 69 (9.16%) Test Engineer
10 54 (7.17%) C# Developer
11 51 (6.77%) Senior Developer
12 48 (6.37%) Test Automation Engineer
13 47 (6.24%) Software Developer
14 44 (5.84%) QA Automation Engineer
15 40 (5.31%) QA Test Engineer
16 38 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
17 37 (4.91%) Senior Software Developer
18 36 (4.78%) QA Test Analyst
18 36 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
18 36 (4.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (26.83%) .NET
2 166 (22.05%) HTML
3 154 (20.45%) CSS
4 92 (12.22%) Ajax
5 91 (12.08%) ASP.NET
6 88 (11.69%) XML
7 84 (11.16%) .NET Framework
8 70 (9.30%) REST
9 59 (7.84%) Entity Framework
10 57 (7.57%) HTML5
11 55 (7.30%) jQuery
12 54 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 54 (7.17%) WCF
13 48 (6.37%) Web Services
14 45 (5.98%) CSS3
15 43 (5.71%) LINQ
16 39 (5.18%) JSON
17 33 (4.38%) Razor View Engine
18 32 (4.25%) XSLT
19 25 (3.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.62%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.57%) Mobile App
3 55 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.66%) iPad
6 17 (2.26%) Data Integration
7 15 (1.99%) Online Games
7 15 (1.99%) Replication
8 14 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.86%) NHS
8 14 (1.86%) User Experience
9 11 (1.46%) RIA
10 10 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.33%) Statistics
11 8 (1.06%) AS400
11 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.66%) Life Science
13 4 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.37%) Apple iOS
2 53 (7.04%) Windows
3 52 (6.91%) Linux
4 51 (6.77%) Android
5 41 (5.44%) Unix
6 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) MVS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.80%) Software Testing
3 110 (14.61%) Automated Testing
4 109 (14.48%) SDLC
5 108 (14.34%) Test Automation
6 105 (13.94%) Scrum
7 100 (13.28%) Unit Testing
8 96 (12.75%) Software Engineering
9 88 (11.69%) MVC
10 81 (10.76%) Test Scripting
11 79 (10.49%) Wealth Management
12 77 (10.23%) Functional Testing
12 77 (10.23%) Regression Testing
13 74 (9.83%) Project Management
14 72 (9.56%) Automation Testing
15 70 (9.30%) Workflow
16 67 (8.90%) Manual Testing
17 62 (8.23%) TDD
18 59 (7.84%) User Stories
19 54 (7.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 222 (29.48%) SQL
2 184 (24.44%) C#
3 177 (23.51%) Java
4 168 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 108 (14.34%) VB.NET
6 71 (9.43%) Python
7 42 (5.58%) C++
8 40 (5.31%) C
9 39 (5.18%) PHP
10 34 (4.52%) Objective-C
11 33 (4.38%) Perl
12 27 (3.59%) PL/SQL
13 26 (3.45%) T-SQL
14 15 (1.99%) Embedded C
14 15 (1.99%) Embedded C++
14 15 (1.99%) Ruby
15 11 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.20%) VBA
17 8 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.66%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 157 (20.85%) Degree
2 101 (13.41%) ISEB
3 82 (10.89%) ISTQB
4 44 (5.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.66%) HP ASE
5 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.27%) APMP
9 1 (0.13%) CBAP
9 1 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.13%) CISSP
9 1 (0.13%) CLAS
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) IIBA
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.20%) SDET
2 3 (0.40%) ISO 8583
2 3 (0.40%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) GCP
4 1 (0.13%) GLP
4 1 (0.13%) GMP
4 1 (0.13%) GxP
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.66%) Puppet
5 4 (0.53%) Ansible
6 1 (0.13%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.13%) Nagios
6 1 (0.13%) Nessus
6 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 73 (9.69%) HP
2 65 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 60 (7.97%) Oracle
4 29 (3.85%) IBM
5 27 (3.59%) SAP
6 13 (1.73%) Citrix
7 9 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 9 (1.20%) TOWER Software
8 8 (1.06%) Google
8 8 (1.06%) Roku
9 7 (0.93%) Twitter
10 4 (0.53%) Perforce
11 2 (0.27%) BT
11 2 (0.27%) Infor
11 2 (0.27%) OpenText
11 2 (0.27%) Rally
11 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.13%) New Relic
12 1 (0.13%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.13%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum upto £42k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Metaskil
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 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
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago