Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 2.75% 6.34% 7.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.00% 57.45% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 27
Norfolk median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +23.08% -4.41%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £44,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Norfolk with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Norfolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 25 47 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 7.65% 11.03% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 55
Norfolk median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £45,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Norfolk

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Norfolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Norfolk over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -9 5 £34,500 -13.75% 6
QA
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Norfolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) MSTest
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SFIA
6 2 (22.22%) SonarQube

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Gerrit
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) MSTest
2 2 (22.22%) SonarQube
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SFIA
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Civica
2 1 (11.11%) Orchard
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau