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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.71% 4.82% 7.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.81% 37.50% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 19
Median salary £47,500 £54,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.03% +35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
21 32 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.19% 12.85% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 44
Median salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Law
5 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming

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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) BODI
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) MI Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP