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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 4.81% 2.31% 6.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.04% 46.67% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 24
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +86.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £60,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
27 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 12.98% 4.95% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 28
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 £27,000 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,875 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Release Management
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) LINQ
5 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (25.00%) VBA
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Head of Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) XML
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
1 5 (25.00%) LINQ
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Release Management
4 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Use Case
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
Norwich
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year + package
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago