The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.09% 2.50% 3.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 50.00% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 11
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
27 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.71% 5.00% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 25
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Norfolk region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Norfolk

QA
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Norwich +21 12 £38,500 +10.00%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
5 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Web Development
5 7 (25.93%) Spring
6 6 (22.22%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) WCAG
6 6 (22.22%) Apache Solr
6 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (18.52%) Bourne shell
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.41%) CRM
9 2 (7.41%) HTML
9 2 (7.41%) Validation
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
10 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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 6 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) jQuery
2 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
2 7 (25.93%) Spring
3 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Front End Development
2 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Web Development
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) WCAG
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Teradata