The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 16 25 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 12.32% 7.18% 7.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 85.00% 60.87% 63.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 11
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -43.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Norfolk with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Norfolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 23 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 14.49% 11.79% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 25
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £32,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Norfolk

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Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

Salary trend for QA in Norfolk

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Salary Histogram in Norfolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Norfolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Norfolk

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Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -1 28 £35,000 +55.55% 2
QA
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (36.36%) .NET
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
4 15 (34.09%) MVC
4 15 (34.09%) Android
4 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
4 15 (34.09%) Xamarin
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) Scrum
5 13 (29.55%) SDLC
6 12 (27.27%) BDD
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (25.00%) Web Development
7 11 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (20.45%) Release Management
9 8 (18.18%) SQLite
9 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
9 8 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
9 8 (18.18%) TDD
9 8 (18.18%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (18.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) JMeter
4 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (9.09%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) .NET Developer
4 14 (31.82%) Test Analyst
5 11 (25.00%) Tester
6 10 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (22.73%) C# Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Test Engineer
7 8 (18.18%) Systems Tester
7 8 (18.18%) Test Engineer
8 7 (15.91%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
8 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
9 4 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 4 (9.09%) QA Analyst
9 4 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 13 (29.55%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) Android SDK
3 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
3 7 (15.91%) iOS SDK
3 7 (15.91%) jQuery
3 7 (15.91%) Spring
4 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.55%) Ajax
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.55%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.55%) XHTML
7 1 (2.27%) Velocity
7 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Android
1 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (34.09%) MVC
3 13 (29.55%) Scrum
3 13 (29.55%) SDLC
4 12 (27.27%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) Web Development
6 9 (20.45%) Release Management
7 8 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
7 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Management
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (15.91%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) Xamarin
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