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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 8.05% 2.39% 3.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.16% 41.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 9
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £30,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
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
19 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 12.75% 5.74% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 19
Median salary £38,500 £39,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.91% +37.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%

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 25 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 25 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 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
4 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Solr
6 5 (21.74%) Bourne shell
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) WCAG
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) User Experience
7 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
10 1 (4.35%) User Stories
10 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.35%) Selenium
10 1 (4.35%) Release Management

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 5 (21.74%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.70%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Web Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) CSS
1 8 (34.78%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
2 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
1 12 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft