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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 39 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 338 426 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.32% 5.94% 4.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.75% 44.70% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 260 357 267
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
666 953 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.49% 13.30% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 516 749 755
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Hertfordshire +18 101 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Essex +13 96 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -34 71 £47,500 +10.46% 15
Bedfordshire +39 43 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Suffolk -21 19 £38,000 +11.76% 5
Norfolk -28 8 £32,500 +20.37% 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 308 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (27.76%) SQL
3 161 (25.39%) Finance
4 156 (24.61%) C#
5 142 (22.40%) Selenium
6 135 (21.29%) JavaScript
7 131 (20.66%) Java
8 127 (20.03%) .NET
9 126 (19.87%) Scrum
10 106 (16.72%) SDLC
11 100 (15.77%) CSS
12 96 (15.14%) Wealth Management
13 94 (14.83%) Test Automation
14 93 (14.67%) HTML
15 91 (14.35%) ISEB
16 87 (13.72%) Workflow
17 83 (13.09%) Degree
18 82 (12.93%) SQL Server
19 80 (12.62%) ISTQB
19 80 (12.62%) Software Testing
20 73 (11.51%) Automation Testing
21 70 (11.04%) Linux
21 70 (11.04%) Automated Testing
22 68 (10.73%) Software Engineering
22 68 (10.73%) Python
23 64 (10.09%) Waterfall
24 63 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
25 61 (9.62%) Test Strategy
26 60 (9.46%) Regression Testing
27 59 (9.31%) Mobile App

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 (1.89%) IIS
2 7 (1.10%) Confluence
3 6 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.79%) Smallworld
5 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.47%) CMS
6 3 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.63%) MS Office
3 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) InDesign
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Sonata
2 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) MultiFonds
3 2 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.68%) SaaS
2 10 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.95%) Office 365
5 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.58%) Internet
2 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.63%) HTTP
3 4 (0.63%) Skype
3 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.47%) IPv4
4 3 (0.47%) IPv6
4 3 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) BGP
5 1 (0.16%) CTI
5 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.26%) MySQL
4 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.26%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.95%) MS Access
6 5 (0.79%) GIS
6 5 (0.79%) QGIS
7 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.32%) DB2
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) BODI
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 142 (22.40%) Selenium
2 53 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (7.73%) JIRA
4 47 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 43 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 31 (4.89%) Cucumber
6 31 (4.89%) HP UFT
7 24 (3.79%) Jenkins
8 23 (3.63%) Subversion
9 22 (3.47%) JUnit
10 21 (3.31%) Git (software)
11 20 (3.15%) SoapUI
12 16 (2.52%) LoadRunner
13 15 (2.37%) Robot Framework
14 14 (2.21%) JMeter
15 13 (2.05%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.74%) JBehave
17 10 (1.58%) NUnit
18 9 (1.42%) SpecFlow
19 8 (1.26%) Maven
General
1 161 (25.39%) Finance
2 55 (8.68%) Retail
3 15 (2.37%) Legal
3 15 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.74%) Banking
5 9 (1.42%) Back Office
6 8 (1.26%) Games
7 6 (0.95%) Marketing
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
9 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 4 (0.63%) Automotive
9 4 (0.63%) Law
9 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (27.76%) Analyst
2 141 (22.24%) Developer
3 93 (14.67%) Test Analyst
4 76 (11.99%) Tester
5 70 (11.04%) Test Engineer
6 56 (8.83%) QA Analyst
7 53 (8.36%) Business Analyst
8 49 (7.73%) QA Tester
9 47 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 45 (7.10%) Test Automation Engineer
11 43 (6.78%) QA Leader
12 42 (6.62%) Software Tester
13 40 (6.31%) QA Engineer
13 40 (6.31%) Software Test Engineer
14 39 (6.15%) Software Developer
15 37 (5.84%) QA Test Analyst
16 36 (5.68%) Lead Business Analyst
17 35 (5.52%) Java Developer
18 33 (5.21%) Software Engineer
19 32 (5.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (20.03%) .NET
2 100 (15.77%) CSS
3 93 (14.67%) HTML
4 57 (8.99%) .NET Framework
5 52 (8.20%) Ajax
6 51 (8.04%) ASP.NET
7 49 (7.73%) jQuery
7 49 (7.73%) XML
8 44 (6.94%) Web Services
9 38 (5.99%) REST
10 29 (4.57%) HTML5
11 26 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (3.79%) RESTful
13 23 (3.63%) AngularJS
13 23 (3.63%) Hibernate
13 23 (3.63%) Spring
13 23 (3.63%) WCF
14 22 (3.47%) JSON
15 20 (3.15%) CSS3
15 20 (3.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.31%) Mobile App
3 43 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.21%) User Experience
5 10 (1.58%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.42%) RIA
7 8 (1.26%) iPad
7 8 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.26%) Physics
8 7 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.10%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.95%) Fintech
9 6 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.79%) Online Games
10 5 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.63%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.04%) Linux
2 46 (7.26%) Windows
3 22 (3.47%) Unix
4 17 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.47%) Android
6 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (48.58%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (19.87%) Scrum
3 106 (16.72%) SDLC
4 96 (15.14%) Wealth Management
5 94 (14.83%) Test Automation
6 87 (13.72%) Workflow
7 80 (12.62%) Software Testing
8 73 (11.51%) Automation Testing
9 70 (11.04%) Automated Testing
10 68 (10.73%) Software Engineering
11 64 (10.09%) Waterfall
12 61 (9.62%) Test Strategy
13 60 (9.46%) Regression Testing
14 57 (8.99%) Manual Testing
15 53 (8.36%) Project Management
15 53 (8.36%) TDD
16 51 (8.04%) Mentoring
17 49 (7.73%) BDD
18 47 (7.41%) Unit Testing
19 45 (7.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 176 (27.76%) SQL
2 156 (24.61%) C#
3 135 (21.29%) JavaScript
4 131 (20.66%) Java
5 68 (10.73%) Python
6 45 (7.10%) VB.NET
7 29 (4.57%) C++
8 21 (3.31%) Perl
9 20 (3.15%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.00%) Ruby
11 15 (2.37%) PHP
11 15 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.05%) Objective-C
13 12 (1.89%) C
14 11 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.58%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.42%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.10%) VB
18 6 (0.95%) VBA
19 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 91 (14.35%) ISEB
2 83 (13.09%) Degree
3 80 (12.62%) ISTQB
4 26 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.10%) PhD
6 2 (0.32%) CITP
6 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) HNC
7 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.05%) SDET
2 6 (0.95%) SLA
2 6 (0.95%) WCAG
3 2 (0.32%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.63%) SCCM
4 2 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.10%) Oracle
3 21 (3.31%) HP
4 6 (0.95%) Citrix
4 6 (0.95%) SAP
5 5 (0.79%) Apple
5 5 (0.79%) ESRI
5 5 (0.79%) VMware
6 4 (0.63%) IBM
6 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.32%) Adobe
8 2 (0.32%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco
9 1 (0.16%) hybris
9 1 (0.16%) Informatica
9 1 (0.16%) Sun
9 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.16%) Verint
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Highly competitive + excellent benefits. p/t working will be pro-rata
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,and health
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Witham, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 Per Annum 30-32K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-55,000 + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Emerald Technology Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago