The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 97 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.11% 6.59% 4.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.80% 49.19% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 39
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
East of 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 Essex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
137 185 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.86% 13.41% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 74 115 111
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £60,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

QA
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Essex region.

QA Salary Trend in Essex

QA
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Essex

QA
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Brentwood +2 58 £75,000 +33.33%
Chelmsford -7 3 £37,500 +20.00%
Colchester +9 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Basildon +9 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,500 -
Wickford - 1 £27,000 -
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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 Essex region with a requirement for QA.

1 97 (62.58%) Wealth Management
2 86 (55.48%) Workflow
3 83 (53.55%) Finance
4 65 (41.94%) SDLC
5 60 (38.71%) .NET
6 44 (28.39%) C#
7 42 (27.10%) Straight-Through Processing
7 42 (27.10%) Mobile App
8 40 (25.81%) Unit Testing
9 39 (25.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
10 38 (24.52%) Project Management
11 36 (23.23%) JavaScript
11 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET
12 35 (22.58%) CSS
13 34 (21.94%) Visual Studio
14 33 (21.29%) HTML
15 32 (20.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (20.65%) Ajax
15 32 (20.65%) .NET Framework
16 28 (18.06%) OOD
16 28 (18.06%) VB.NET
16 28 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (16.77%) Software Delivery
17 26 (16.77%) Requirements Analysis
18 25 (16.13%) System Testing
19 24 (15.48%) Risk Management
20 23 (14.84%) Process Management
20 23 (14.84%) Regression Testing
21 22 (14.19%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Sonata
2 6 (3.87%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (20.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (18.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (25.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (21.94%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.74%) LoadRunner
4 10 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.52%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.58%) Selenium
7 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.94%) Gradle
8 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.94%) Maven
9 2 (1.29%) JBehave
9 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
General
1 83 (53.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Legal
3 4 (2.58%) Electronics
4 3 (1.94%) Automotive
5 2 (1.29%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (19.35%) Developer
2 27 (17.42%) Project Manager
3 23 (14.84%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.84%) Business Manager
3 23 (14.84%) Business Project Manager
4 22 (14.19%) Analyst
4 22 (14.19%) Tester
5 21 (13.55%) VB.NET Developer
6 17 (10.97%) Technical Leader
7 13 (8.39%) QA Tester
7 13 (8.39%) Software Project Manager
8 12 (7.74%) QA Analyst
9 11 (7.10%) .NET Software Developer
9 11 (7.10%) Software Tester
10 10 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) QA Leader
10 10 (6.45%) Service Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) Software QA Tester
11 7 (4.52%) Financial Services Project Manager
12 6 (3.87%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (38.71%) .NET
2 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET
3 35 (22.58%) CSS
4 33 (21.29%) HTML
5 32 (20.65%) .NET Framework
5 32 (20.65%) Ajax
6 6 (3.87%) SOAP
7 4 (2.58%) Web Services
8 3 (1.94%) BAPI
8 3 (1.94%) J2EE
8 3 (1.94%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (1.29%) JSON
9 2 (1.29%) RESTful
10 1 (0.65%) HTML5
10 1 (0.65%) LAMP
10 1 (0.65%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.29%) Telematics
6 1 (0.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (62.58%) Wealth Management
2 86 (55.48%) Workflow
3 65 (41.94%) SDLC
4 42 (27.10%) Straight-Through Processing
5 40 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 38 (24.52%) Project Management
7 28 (18.06%) OOD
8 26 (16.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 26 (16.77%) Software Delivery
9 25 (16.13%) System Testing
10 24 (15.48%) Risk Management
11 23 (14.84%) Process Management
11 23 (14.84%) Regression Testing
12 22 (14.19%) Software Testing
13 21 (13.55%) Mentoring
14 19 (12.26%) Waterfall
15 18 (11.61%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (10.97%) Test Automation
17 16 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (7.74%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.39%) C#
2 36 (23.23%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.06%) VB.NET
4 12 (7.74%) SQL
5 10 (6.45%) Java
6 6 (3.87%) VBA
7 4 (2.58%) C
8 3 (1.94%) ABAP
8 3 (1.94%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.29%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 16 (10.32%) ISEB
3 12 (7.74%) Degree
4 8 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (7.74%) HP
2 6 (3.87%) Citrix
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
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