The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 44 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.83% 3.16% 6.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.83% 23.53% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 12
Median salary £45,000 £54,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £44,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £73,750 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
24 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.79% 13.44% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 38
Median salary £42,000 £41,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £28,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Peterborough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Developer in Test
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago