The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.01% 2.56% 3.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.66% 34.78% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
QA
Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
47 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.51% 7.37% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 33
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

QA
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

QA Salary Trend in Peterborough

QA
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (28.13%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Ruby
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.50%) F#
9 4 (12.50%) Sahi
9 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
9 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 4 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) HTML5
9 4 (12.50%) BDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) Sahi
2 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 4 (12.50%) WATIR
3 2 (6.25%) JMeter
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Banking
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Senior QA Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Content Editor
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Agile Tester
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
2 4 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.13%) STL
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) MFC
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Scrum
2 10 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) OO
9 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C#
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) F#
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
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