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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 5.76% 3.95% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 37.04% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 12
Average salary £41,500 £25,750 £33,050
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.16% -22.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
22 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 11.52% 10.67% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 14
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £42,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 30 (71.43%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) .NET
3 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 24 (57.14%) HTML
4 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 24 (57.14%) MVC
4 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
5 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (52.38%) SQL
6 22 (52.38%) XML
6 22 (52.38%) jQuery
6 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 21 (50.00%) MS Office
7 21 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 21 (50.00%) Scrum
8 20 (47.62%) MS Visio
8 20 (47.62%) TDD
8 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (47.62%) WCF
8 20 (47.62%) WPF
8 20 (47.62%) Silverlight
8 20 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (45.24%) Project Management
9 19 (45.24%) RESTful
10 12 (28.57%) Publishing
11 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (50.00%) MS Office
2 20 (47.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Calabash
General
1 12 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Head of IT
6 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 24 (57.14%) HTML
3 22 (52.38%) jQuery
3 22 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (52.38%) XML
4 20 (47.62%) WCF
4 20 (47.62%) WPF
4 20 (47.62%) Silverlight
5 19 (45.24%) RESTful
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
7 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 2 (4.76%) LINQ
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
8 2 (4.76%) Web Services
8 2 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (4.76%) Kohana
8 2 (4.76%) REST
8 2 (4.76%) Laravel
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Kindle
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) MVC
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Scrum
4 20 (47.62%) TDD
4 20 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (45.24%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Line Management
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) CRM
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
8 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 22 (52.38%) SQL
4 21 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) Java
7 2 (4.76%) XQuery
7 2 (4.76%) VBA
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) Python
8 1 (2.38%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle