Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Essex > Brentwood
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +30
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 104 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 4.60% 32.60% 17.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 80.62% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 63 32
Brentwood median annual salary - £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.00% +42.86%
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +26.32% -20.83%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Brentwood
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15 129 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 17.24% 40.44% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 70 43
Brentwood median annual salary - £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00% -
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% -13.00%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brentwood.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Brentwood

QA
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Brentwood.

Salary trend for QA in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Test Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) HP