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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 309 298 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.88% 4.11% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.03% 39.37% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 269 246 304
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,600 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
772 757 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 10.44% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 645 580 700
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -19 79 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Hertfordshire +33 73 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Essex +21 56 £62,500 +73.61% 3
Suffolk +15 52 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Bedfordshire +26 33 £42,500 +17.24% 7
Norfolk -4 16 £32,500 +7.43% 1
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 277 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (36.23%) SQL
3 159 (25.16%) Java
4 147 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 144 (22.78%) C#
6 140 (22.15%) Selenium
7 126 (19.94%) Finance
8 125 (19.78%) CSS
9 122 (19.30%) .NET
10 121 (19.15%) Degree
11 112 (17.72%) HTML
12 103 (16.30%) Automated Testing
12 103 (16.30%) Test Automation
13 101 (15.98%) SDLC
14 100 (15.82%) Scrum
15 99 (15.66%) ISEB
16 95 (15.03%) Software Engineering
17 93 (14.72%) Software Testing
18 77 (12.18%) XML
19 73 (11.55%) Linux
20 71 (11.23%) JIRA
21 70 (11.08%) Automation Testing
22 69 (10.92%) MVC
23 67 (10.60%) Microsoft
23 67 (10.60%) Manual Testing
24 66 (10.44%) Computer Science
25 65 (10.28%) REST
26 63 (9.97%) Wealth Management
26 63 (9.97%) SQL Server
27 62 (9.81%) VB.NET

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 13 (2.06%) Apache Solr
2 6 (0.95%) Drupal
3 5 (0.79%) CMS
4 4 (0.63%) IIS
5 3 (0.47%) Confluence
5 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.32%) JBoss
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.16%) Documentum
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.16%) Smallworld
Applications
1 41 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.22%) MS Office
3 7 (1.11%) MS Project
4 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Magento
1 12 (1.90%) MultiFonds
1 12 (1.90%) Sonata
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.42%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.79%) Office 365
5 4 (0.63%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.37%) Internet
2 10 (1.58%) HTTP
3 7 (1.11%) IPv4
3 7 (1.11%) IPv6
3 7 (1.11%) VPN
4 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) BGP
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) SNMP
6 1 (0.16%) CTI
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.53%) MySQL
3 16 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.95%) Big Data
8 4 (0.63%) DB2
9 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.32%) Redis
10 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.16%) IDOL
11 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 140 (22.15%) Selenium
2 71 (11.23%) JIRA
3 44 (6.96%) Cucumber
4 39 (6.17%) HP UFT
5 38 (6.01%) WebDriver
6 34 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (4.91%) Subversion
8 27 (4.27%) Visual Studio
9 26 (4.11%) SoapUI
10 24 (3.80%) JUnit
11 16 (2.53%) JMeter
11 16 (2.53%) LoadRunner
12 14 (2.22%) JBehave
13 11 (1.74%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.74%) NUnit
14 10 (1.58%) Git (software)
15 9 (1.42%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.79%) Calabash
16 5 (0.79%) Hudson
16 5 (0.79%) Robot Framework
General
1 126 (19.94%) Finance
2 36 (5.70%) Retail
3 26 (4.11%) Games
4 15 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.22%) Banking
6 8 (1.27%) Legal
7 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.79%) Law
9 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 167 (26.42%) Developer
2 157 (24.84%) Analyst
3 107 (16.93%) Test Analyst
4 106 (16.77%) Tester
5 82 (12.97%) QA Engineer
6 79 (12.50%) QA Tester
7 73 (11.55%) Test Engineer
8 60 (9.49%) QA Analyst
9 58 (9.18%) Software Tester
10 50 (7.91%) Senior Developer
11 49 (7.75%) QA Test Engineer
12 47 (7.44%) Java Developer
12 47 (7.44%) Software Developer
12 47 (7.44%) Software QA Tester
13 46 (7.28%) Test Automation Engineer
14 40 (6.33%) Automation Test Analyst
14 40 (6.33%) C# Developer
14 40 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
14 40 (6.33%) Software Test Engineer
15 39 (6.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (19.78%) CSS
2 122 (19.30%) .NET
3 112 (17.72%) HTML
4 77 (12.18%) XML
5 65 (10.28%) REST
6 61 (9.65%) .NET Framework
7 58 (9.18%) jQuery
8 51 (8.07%) Ajax
9 48 (7.59%) Web Services
10 46 (7.28%) HTML5
11 43 (6.80%) Entity Framework
12 42 (6.65%) WCF
13 39 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (6.01%) CSS3
15 35 (5.54%) JSON
15 35 (5.54%) LINQ
16 32 (5.06%) Spring
17 31 (4.91%) ASP.NET
18 30 (4.75%) SOAP
19 28 (4.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.44%) Computer Science
2 56 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 48 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.37%) Algorithms
5 15 (2.37%) User Experience
6 14 (2.22%) Online Games
6 14 (2.22%) RIA
7 13 (2.06%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.58%) Life Science
9 9 (1.42%) iPad
10 8 (1.27%) Statistics
11 7 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.11%) NHS
12 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.95%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 73 (11.55%) Linux
2 50 (7.91%) Windows
3 41 (6.49%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.16%) Android
5 17 (2.69%) Unix
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.32%) CentOS
7 2 (0.32%) Fedora
7 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (16.30%) Automated Testing
2 103 (16.30%) Test Automation
3 101 (15.98%) SDLC
4 100 (15.82%) Scrum
5 95 (15.03%) Software Engineering
6 93 (14.72%) Software Testing
7 70 (11.08%) Automation Testing
8 69 (10.92%) MVC
9 67 (10.60%) Manual Testing
10 63 (9.97%) Wealth Management
11 57 (9.02%) Test Scripting
12 55 (8.70%) Regression Testing
13 51 (8.07%) TDD
14 47 (7.44%) Functional Testing
14 47 (7.44%) Workflow
15 46 (7.28%) BDD
16 45 (7.12%) Front End Development
16 45 (7.12%) Unit Testing
16 45 (7.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 229 (36.23%) SQL
2 159 (25.16%) Java
3 147 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 144 (22.78%) C#
5 62 (9.81%) VB.NET
6 49 (7.75%) Python
7 39 (6.17%) C++
8 34 (5.38%) PHP
9 30 (4.75%) C
9 30 (4.75%) Objective-C
10 21 (3.32%) Perl
11 19 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.69%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.37%) Ruby
14 8 (1.27%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.27%) Embedded C++
14 8 (1.27%) VB
15 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.95%) VBA
16 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (19.15%) Degree
2 99 (15.66%) ISEB
3 61 (9.65%) ISTQB
4 22 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.79%) APMP
5 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.32%) CITP
6 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) HNC
7 1 (0.16%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.32%) SDET
2 11 (1.74%) WCAG
3 3 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.63%) SCCM
4 3 (0.47%) Ansible
4 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 67 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.80%) HP
3 38 (6.01%) Oracle
4 14 (2.22%) IBM
5 8 (1.27%) Citrix
6 7 (1.11%) SAP
7 6 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 6 (0.95%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.63%) Google
8 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.47%) New Relic
9 3 (0.47%) Rally
9 3 (0.47%) VMware
10 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.32%) Zend
11 1 (0.16%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.16%) EMC
11 1 (0.16%) ESRI
11 1 (0.16%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Harlow
Pro-Quest
Salary: 35000-48000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago