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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 37 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 58 83 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.48% 6.62% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.25% 46.63% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 18
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
111 178 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.40% 14.21% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 62 101 87
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,810 £25,200 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £57,300 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
Brentwood 0 29 £75,000 +25.00%
Chelmsford -11 5 £110,000 +252.00%
Colchester +6 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £35,500 -
Witham - 1 £30,000 -
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for QA.

1 90 (60.81%) Wealth Management
2 81 (54.73%) Workflow
3 80 (54.05%) Finance
4 64 (43.24%) .NET
5 59 (39.86%) SDLC
6 44 (29.73%) C#
7 42 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (27.70%) Unit Testing
8 41 (27.70%) Project Management
9 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
10 37 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 37 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 36 (24.32%) CSS
12 35 (23.65%) Ajax
12 35 (23.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
14 32 (21.62%) HTML
15 31 (20.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (20.27%) Straight-Through Processing
16 30 (20.27%) .NET Framework
16 30 (20.27%) Mobile App
17 28 (18.92%) VB.NET
17 28 (18.92%) OOD
17 28 (18.92%) System Testing
18 27 (18.24%) Risk Management
19 26 (17.57%) Requirements Analysis
19 26 (17.57%) Process Management
19 26 (17.57%) Regression Testing
20 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
21 21 (14.19%) Software Delivery

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 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 8 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Sonata
2 2 (1.35%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (20.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.70%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (28.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.76%) LoadRunner
4 9 (6.08%) SoapUI
5 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.73%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.73%) Selenium
6 6 (4.05%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.38%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.38%) Gradle
7 5 (3.38%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.38%) Maven
8 2 (1.35%) JBehave
8 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.35%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (54.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Legal
3 3 (2.03%) Automotive
3 3 (2.03%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.30%) Developer
2 30 (20.27%) Project Manager
3 26 (17.57%) .NET Developer
3 26 (17.57%) Business Manager
3 26 (17.57%) Business Project Manager
3 26 (17.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 23 (15.54%) Tester
5 18 (12.16%) Analyst
6 15 (10.14%) Technical Leader
7 14 (9.46%) QA Tester
8 13 (8.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (8.78%) Software Project Manager
9 11 (7.43%) QA Analyst
9 11 (7.43%) Software Tester
10 10 (6.76%) Software QA Tester
11 9 (6.08%) QA Leader
12 8 (5.41%) Team Leader
13 7 (4.73%) Service Analyst
13 7 (4.73%) SQL Developer
13 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (43.24%) .NET
2 37 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (24.32%) CSS
4 35 (23.65%) Ajax
5 32 (21.62%) HTML
6 30 (20.27%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.38%) J2EE
7 5 (3.38%) SOAP
8 4 (2.70%) Web Services
9 3 (2.03%) BAPI
9 3 (2.03%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (1.35%) JSON
10 2 (1.35%) RESTful
11 1 (0.68%) HTML5
11 1 (0.68%) LAMP
11 1 (0.68%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.35%) AS400
5 2 (1.35%) Telematics
5 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Wealth Management
2 81 (54.73%) Workflow
3 59 (39.86%) SDLC
4 41 (27.70%) Project Management
4 41 (27.70%) Unit Testing
5 30 (20.27%) Straight-Through Processing
6 28 (18.92%) OOD
6 28 (18.92%) System Testing
7 27 (18.24%) Risk Management
8 26 (17.57%) Process Management
8 26 (17.57%) Regression Testing
8 26 (17.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (14.19%) Software Delivery
11 20 (13.51%) Software Testing
12 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
13 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
14 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
15 12 (8.11%) Coaching
15 12 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.73%) C#
2 34 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 28 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 12 (8.11%) SQL
5 11 (7.43%) Java
6 5 (3.38%) VBA
7 3 (2.03%) ABAP
7 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 3 (2.03%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 14 (9.46%) ISEB
3 11 (7.43%) Degree
4 7 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) HNC
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.43%) HP
2 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.38%) Citrix
4 3 (2.03%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
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