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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.39% 4.97% 4.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.72% 48.39% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 15
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
29 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.48% 10.26% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 30
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £18,750 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £70,000 £50,574
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) MS Office
4 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (8.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
8 2 (8.00%) Calabash
8 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.00%) Calabash
3 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) QA Manager
3 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.00%) QA Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) MFC
1 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Release Management
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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