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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
England / East of England
Rank 42 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 307 402 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.23% 5.69% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.20% 43.70% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 270 323 226
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
624 920 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.63% 13.02% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 524 691 637
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +9 104 £45,000 -6.25% 8
Cambridgeshire -29 78 £45,000 - 14
Essex -4 41 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Norfolk +4 33 £37,250 +65.55% 2
Bedfordshire +36 26 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Suffolk -5 25 £30,000 - 2
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 349 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (29.05%) Finance
3 166 (26.35%) C#
4 159 (25.24%) Selenium
5 154 (24.44%) SQL
6 144 (22.86%) Scrum
7 138 (21.90%) .NET
8 132 (20.95%) Java
9 126 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 110 (17.46%) Software Testing
11 106 (16.83%) SDLC
12 95 (15.08%) Test Automation
13 90 (14.29%) ISTQB
14 87 (13.81%) CSS
15 85 (13.49%) SQL Server
15 85 (13.49%) HTML
16 84 (13.33%) Degree
17 83 (13.17%) Automation Testing
18 80 (12.70%) Wealth Management
18 80 (12.70%) Microsoft
19 79 (12.54%) ISEB
20 78 (12.38%) TDD
21 76 (12.06%) BDD
22 72 (11.43%) Automated Testing
23 71 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
23 71 (11.27%) Workflow
24 70 (11.11%) Linux
25 68 (10.79%) Test Strategy
26 66 (10.48%) WebDriver
27 65 (10.32%) 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 16 (2.54%) Confluence
2 13 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.59%) IIS
4 9 (1.43%) Drupal
4 9 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.79%) CMS
6 5 (0.79%) Smallworld
6 5 (0.79%) WordPress
7 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.02%) MS Office
3 11 (1.75%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.32%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Sonata
2 9 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.32%) Unica
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.33%) SaaS
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.27%) Office 365
3 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) HTTP
1 5 (0.79%) Wireless
2 4 (0.63%) Internet
2 4 (0.63%) Skype
2 4 (0.63%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.32%) LAN
3 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.32%) WAN
3 2 (0.32%) WLAN
4 1 (0.16%) BGP
4 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (3.49%) MySQL
5 6 (0.95%) MS Access
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.95%) SQLite
6 5 (0.79%) GIS
6 5 (0.79%) QGIS
6 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.32%) Big Data
7 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 159 (25.24%) Selenium
2 71 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (10.48%) WebDriver
4 51 (8.10%) JIRA
5 48 (7.62%) Visual Studio
6 40 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 35 (5.56%) Git (software)
8 34 (5.40%) HP UFT
9 25 (3.97%) JUnit
10 24 (3.81%) Jenkins
11 22 (3.49%) SoapUI
12 17 (2.70%) Subversion
13 16 (2.54%) Maven
14 15 (2.38%) Robot Framework
14 15 (2.38%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.90%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.75%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.75%) JBehave
16 11 (1.75%) LoadRunner
16 11 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 183 (29.05%) Finance
2 45 (7.14%) Retail
3 19 (3.02%) Legal
4 16 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.38%) Marketing
6 13 (2.06%) Banking
7 7 (1.11%) Back Office
7 7 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.79%) Advertising
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Publishing
9 4 (0.63%) Automotive
9 4 (0.63%) Games
10 3 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (28.57%) Analyst
2 138 (21.90%) Developer
3 110 (17.46%) Test Analyst
4 70 (11.11%) Tester
5 59 (9.37%) .NET Developer
5 59 (9.37%) Test Engineer
6 49 (7.78%) Business Analyst
7 45 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 45 (7.14%) QA Leader
8 44 (6.98%) Software Engineer
9 39 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 35 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 35 (5.56%) QA Tester
11 32 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
11 32 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 31 (4.92%) Lead Business Analyst
12 31 (4.92%) Software Tester
13 30 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
14 29 (4.60%) Team Leader
15 27 (4.29%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (21.90%) .NET
2 87 (13.81%) CSS
3 85 (13.49%) HTML
4 56 (8.89%) ASP.NET
5 54 (8.57%) Ajax
6 46 (7.30%) .NET Framework
7 35 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 34 (5.40%) jQuery
9 32 (5.08%) Web Services
10 31 (4.92%) HTML5
11 30 (4.76%) XML
12 28 (4.44%) RESTful
13 23 (3.65%) CSS3
13 23 (3.65%) Sass
14 22 (3.49%) REST
15 21 (3.33%) LESS
16 20 (3.17%) Gherkin
16 20 (3.17%) Spring
17 19 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (3.02%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 41 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.75%) User Experience
5 10 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.27%) Fintech
8 7 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.11%) iPad
9 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.48%) RIA
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.32%) AS400
13 2 (0.32%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.32%) Infotainment
13 2 (0.32%) NHS
13 2 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.11%) Linux
2 36 (5.71%) Windows
3 27 (4.29%) Unix
4 23 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.22%) Android
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (22.86%) Scrum
3 110 (17.46%) Software Testing
4 106 (16.83%) SDLC
5 95 (15.08%) Test Automation
6 83 (13.17%) Automation Testing
7 80 (12.70%) Wealth Management
8 78 (12.38%) TDD
9 76 (12.06%) BDD
10 72 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 71 (11.27%) Workflow
12 68 (10.79%) Test Strategy
13 65 (10.32%) Waterfall
14 61 (9.68%) Functional Testing
15 59 (9.37%) Project Management
16 57 (9.05%) Regression Testing
17 56 (8.89%) Manual Testing
18 55 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
19 53 (8.41%) Unit Testing
20 50 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (26.35%) C#
2 154 (24.44%) SQL
3 132 (20.95%) Java
4 126 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 63 (10.00%) Python
6 48 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.08%) Perl
8 25 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 20 (3.17%) C++
10 17 (2.70%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.38%) Ruby
13 12 (1.90%) PHP
14 11 (1.75%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.27%) VB
17 6 (0.95%) C
18 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 84 (13.33%) Degree
3 79 (12.54%) ISEB
4 31 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.90%) PhD
6 2 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.16%) HNC
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.59%) SDET
2 6 (0.95%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) HL7
4 2 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.16%) KVM
2 1 (0.16%) LXC
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (2.70%) Nagios
2 6 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.13%) Oracle
3 16 (2.54%) HP
4 11 (1.75%) Sun
5 10 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.59%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.11%) Apple
7 5 (0.79%) Citrix
7 5 (0.79%) ESRI
7 5 (0.79%) VMware
8 4 (0.63%) SAP
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe
9 2 (0.32%) IBM
9 2 (0.32%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.32%) webMethods
10 1 (0.16%) Brocade
10 1 (0.16%) CA
10 1 (0.16%) hybris
10 1 (0.16%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Essex
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Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
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SPS Resourcing
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