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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 8.97% 6.55% 3.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.47% 44.12% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Average salary £27,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.02% -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -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
17 34 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 11.72% 14.85% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 19
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,100 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £104,750
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 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Norwich

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) WPF
5 5 (27.78%) Silverlight

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft