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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.99% 5.34% 5.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.31% 50.00% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 15
Median salary £65,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
52 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 17.28% 10.68% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 34
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £19,900 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,360 £34,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (12.50%) SDET
5 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Ansible
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) SNMP
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (12.50%) Law
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) BODI
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) MI Manager
3 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SDET
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP