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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 7.41% 4.66% 4.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 52.94% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 9
Median salary £25,750 £41,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.95% +62.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £44,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
16 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 11.85% 8.81% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 23
Median salary £30,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.71% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £44,900
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

The demand trend of job ads across the Norwich region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 3 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 Norwich region with a requirement for QA.

1 19 (76.00%) JIRA
2 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) Bourne shell
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
7 3 (12.00%) Selenium
7 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (12.00%) User Experience
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) WCAG
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
8 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich 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 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
1 18 (72.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Strategy Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISEB
1 16 (64.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft