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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 8.75% 9.87% 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.00% 57.89% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 1
Average salary £24,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.31% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
25 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 15.63% 17.04% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 11
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 24 (72.73%) JIRA
3 22 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 12 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) Bourne shell
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.09%) ERP
8 3 (9.09%) LAN
8 3 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.09%) IIS
8 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Analyst
2 23 (69.70%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Strategy Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Defect Management
2 12 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) SDLC
3 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) Bourne shell
2 3 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 22 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA