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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.37% 4.15% 4.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 50.00% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 18
Average salary £35,000 £69,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.82% +121.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £110,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
9 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 4.11% 8.30% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 35
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £27,844
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +16.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £22,965
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £60,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Norwich -6 3 £35,000 -49.82%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (46.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 9 (34.62%) RESTful
4 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 9 (34.62%) WPF
4 9 (34.62%) Silverlight
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) MS Office
4 9 (34.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (34.62%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) Publishing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
1 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (34.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (19.23%) IT Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) WCF
2 9 (34.62%) WPF
2 9 (34.62%) Silverlight
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
2 9 (34.62%) RESTful
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Kindle
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (34.62%) SDLC
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Coaching
4 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft