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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 65 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing QA 318 290 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.35% 4.12% 5.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.07% 38.56% 52.19%
Number of salaries quoted 228 225 391
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +12.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
814 752 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.14% 10.68% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 617 588 707
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +14 96 £44,250 -1.66% 12
Cambridgeshire -12 94 £40,000 -3.61% 30
Essex -13 46 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Bedfordshire +24 38 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Norfolk +28 37 £44,000 +83.33% 3
Suffolk +8 24 £25,500 -15.00% 8
East Anglia - 1 - -
QA
England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 240 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (26.52%) SQL
3 159 (24.24%) C#
4 144 (21.95%) Degree
5 138 (21.04%) JavaScript
6 131 (19.97%) .NET
7 125 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 122 (18.60%) Finance
9 114 (17.38%) HTML
10 101 (15.40%) Automated Testing
11 99 (15.09%) Java
11 99 (15.09%) ISEB
12 95 (14.48%) Test Scripting
13 92 (14.02%) Selenium
14 91 (13.87%) SQL Server
15 90 (13.72%) Scrum
16 88 (13.41%) Software Engineering
16 88 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
17 85 (12.96%) Test Automation
18 84 (12.80%) ISTQB
19 76 (11.59%) C++
20 74 (11.28%) Windows
21 73 (11.13%) Linux
22 72 (10.98%) CSS
22 72 (10.98%) MVC
22 72 (10.98%) Software Testing
23 71 (10.82%) Project Management
24 69 (10.52%) TDD
24 69 (10.52%) Team Foundation Server
25 67 (10.21%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 19 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.52%) Confluence
5 9 (1.37%) IIS
6 8 (1.22%) Drupal
7 7 (1.07%) JBoss
8 5 (0.76%) CMS
8 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.61%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.61%) Apache
10 3 (0.46%) Liferay
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 65 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 50 (7.62%) MS Office
3 20 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.22%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.15%) AWD
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.44%) SaaS
2 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.30%) Office 365
2 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.90%) Internet
2 18 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.98%) HTTP
4 6 (0.91%) ICMP
5 4 (0.61%) Firewall
5 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.61%) FTP
5 4 (0.61%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.46%) Intranet
6 3 (0.46%) DHCP
6 3 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 2 (0.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.30%) LAN
7 2 (0.30%) WAN
8 1 (0.15%) ATM
8 1 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.44%) MySQL
6 13 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.76%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.61%) MS Access
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.46%) DB2
12 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
12 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.30%) QlikView
12 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.30%) Redis
12 2 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 92 (14.02%) Selenium
2 69 (10.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (8.99%) JIRA
4 46 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 39 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 36 (5.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 34 (5.18%) Git (software)
7 34 (5.18%) SoapUI
8 30 (4.57%) WebDriver
8 30 (4.57%) Subversion
9 29 (4.42%) NUnit
10 22 (3.35%) Bugzilla
11 21 (3.20%) JMeter
11 21 (3.20%) Cucumber
12 15 (2.29%) TestDirector
12 15 (2.29%) JUnit
12 15 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.13%) Ant
13 14 (2.13%) CruiseControl
13 14 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 122 (18.60%) Finance
2 50 (7.62%) Marketing
3 25 (3.81%) Banking
4 23 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.35%) Retail
6 16 (2.44%) Publishing
7 12 (1.83%) Games
8 10 (1.52%) Advertising
9 7 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.07%) Legal
9 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 128 (19.51%) Developer
2 116 (17.68%) Analyst
3 102 (15.55%) Software Engineer
4 94 (14.33%) Test Engineer
5 78 (11.89%) Tester
6 69 (10.52%) Test Analyst
7 60 (9.15%) Software Test Engineer
8 48 (7.32%) QA Engineer
8 48 (7.32%) QA Analyst
9 44 (6.71%) Test Manager
10 40 (6.10%) .NET Developer
11 39 (5.95%) Software Developer
12 34 (5.18%) C# Developer
13 30 (4.57%) Software Tester
14 26 (3.96%) Architect
15 25 (3.81%) QA Tester
16 24 (3.66%) Consultant
17 21 (3.20%) QA Test Analyst
18 20 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
19 19 (2.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (19.97%) .NET
2 114 (17.38%) HTML
3 72 (10.98%) CSS
4 67 (10.21%) ASP.NET
5 61 (9.30%) jQuery
6 55 (8.38%) XML
7 51 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (6.71%) WCF
9 42 (6.40%) HTML5
10 33 (5.03%) SOAP
11 31 (4.73%) REST
12 29 (4.42%) Web Services
13 28 (4.27%) .NET Framework
14 27 (4.12%) AngularJS
15 22 (3.35%) WPF
15 22 (3.35%) Silverlight
16 19 (2.90%) CSS3
17 18 (2.74%) RESTful
17 18 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 14 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (10.21%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.42%) User Experience
4 25 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.68%) Wiki
9 10 (1.52%) Kindle
9 10 (1.52%) AS400
10 6 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.91%) Online Games
10 6 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.76%) Open Source
11 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.76%) Statistics
12 4 (0.61%) Economics
12 4 (0.61%) Physics
13 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (11.28%) Windows
2 73 (11.13%) Linux
3 31 (4.73%) UNIX
4 29 (4.42%) Android
5 28 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.13%) Solaris
7 8 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.91%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.15%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.40%) Automated Testing
3 95 (14.48%) Test Scripting
4 90 (13.72%) Scrum
5 88 (13.41%) Software Engineering
6 85 (12.96%) Test Automation
7 72 (10.98%) Software Testing
7 72 (10.98%) MVC
8 71 (10.82%) Project Management
9 69 (10.52%) TDD
10 65 (9.91%) Manual Testing
11 55 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (8.38%) OO
12 51 (7.77%) Automation Testing
13 45 (6.86%) Test Management
14 43 (6.55%) Regression Testing
15 34 (5.18%) E-Commerce
15 34 (5.18%) Test Strategy
15 34 (5.18%) Mentoring
16 33 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 174 (26.52%) SQL
2 159 (24.24%) C#
3 138 (21.04%) JavaScript
4 99 (15.09%) Java
5 76 (11.59%) C++
6 64 (9.76%) Python
7 45 (6.86%) C
8 29 (4.42%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.81%) Perl
10 21 (3.20%) Ruby
11 19 (2.90%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.74%) PHP
13 11 (1.68%) VB
13 11 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.37%) Assembly Language
14 9 (1.37%) VBA
15 6 (0.91%) VB6
15 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.61%) F#
16 4 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 144 (21.95%) Degree
2 99 (15.09%) ISEB
3 84 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 24 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.83%) VCP4
7 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.30%) CCIA
9 2 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.30%) CCEA
9 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) MCSE
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.61%) SLA
2 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.46%) TickIT
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.30%) WAI
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (2.74%) Firmware
2 12 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 46 (7.01%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.79%) HP
3 33 (5.03%) Oracle
4 18 (2.74%) SAP
5 15 (2.29%) VMware
6 14 (2.13%) Sun
7 13 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 9 (1.37%) TOWER Software
9 7 (1.07%) Perforce
10 5 (0.76%) SunGard
10 5 (0.76%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.76%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.61%) IBM
11 4 (0.61%) Citrix
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco
12 3 (0.46%) Sybase
13 2 (0.30%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.30%) Google
13 2 (0.30%) Telerik
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30 - 33k
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - 40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum C£70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35,000- £45,000+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Outstanding
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45k plus 7.5% bonus, pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago