The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Norwich 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 26 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 6.22% 4.76% 7.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 62.50% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 28
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
QA
Norfolk

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 Norwich region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
36 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 14.94% 7.62% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 29
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £104,250 £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 Norwich

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

QA
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

QA Salary Trend in Norwich

QA
Salary Histogram in Norwich

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

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (36.00%) Test Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
4 6 (24.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (12.00%) VBA
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Head of Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Platform Manager
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) Ajax
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) LINQ
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (36.00%) Test Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
4 6 (24.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
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