The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.40% 3.96% 6.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.24% 62.50% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 28
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £23,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £107,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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 Norfolk region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
42 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 14.14% 6.33% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 30
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

QA
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

QA Salary Trend in Norfolk

QA
Salary Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Norfolk

QA
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Norwich +10 15 £37,000 -7.50% 5
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
2 10 (28.57%) Test Management
2 10 (28.57%) Validation
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Release Management
4 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Replication
8 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
8 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (11.43%) MS Office
8 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (8.57%) VBA
9 3 (8.57%) HTML
9 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (8.57%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 3 (8.57%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Head of Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Ajax
3 3 (8.57%) REST
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) LINQ
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Photography
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
2 10 (28.57%) Test Management
2 10 (28.57%) Validation
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Release Management
4 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
9 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Time Management
9 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.57%) VBA
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (8.57%) GAMP
1 3 (8.57%) GMP
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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