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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.14% 5.11% 6.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.00% 53.13% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 21
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,886 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,752 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
25 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.71% 9.61% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 37
Average salary £38,750 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £20,325 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
1 8 (47.06%) Qt
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) STL
3 5 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (23.53%) Sahi
4 4 (23.53%) WATIR
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
4 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) F#

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Sahi
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (23.53%) WATIR
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
2 3 (17.65%) C Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Qt
2 5 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (29.41%) STL
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 2 (11.76%) F#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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