The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.99% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
289 337 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 95.70% 95.20% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 258 287 308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,806 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
Cambridgeshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Peterborough region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Peterborough

QA Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough region that cited QA Tester in their job title 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 with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA