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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 8.13% 6.04% 5.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.84% 69.23% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 12
Median salary £32,500 £33,500 £47,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -29.65%
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
31 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 14.83% 8.72% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 33
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £104,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 21 (75.00%) Java
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
1 21 (75.00%) CSS
1 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
1 21 (75.00%) Web Development
1 21 (75.00%) jQuery
1 21 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Degree
3 12 (42.86%) Apache Solr
3 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
4 11 (39.29%) User Experience
4 11 (39.29%) WCAG
5 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Retail
9 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.57%) Project Governance

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 12 (42.86%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
1 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Graduate
2 8 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Graduate Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Junior
2 8 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Junior Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) CSS
1 21 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 21 (75.00%) jQuery
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
2 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 11 (39.29%) User Experience
3 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 21 (75.00%) Web Development
2 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.57%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Release Management
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
1 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft