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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 46 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 5 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.53% 1.67% 12.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 55.56% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 40
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.65%
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
27 9 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.58% 3.00% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 59
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (43.48%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Selenium
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) ISEB
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
6 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) JIRA
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
7 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Change and Release Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) User Stories
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
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