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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.55% 2.67% 2.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 18.37% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 8
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
33 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.79% 14.54% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 39 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £23,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 12 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) Data Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Business Systems
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Information
2 3 (16.67%) Head of Management Information
2 3 (16.67%) Information Services Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS3
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (5.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) B2B
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (16.67%) Logistics
3 3 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP