Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 8.64% 6.50% 7.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.62% 57.14% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 32
Norfolk median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +37.04% -38.64%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £34,200
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 69 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 16.12% 11.38% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51 56 43
Norfolk median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% +37.04% -32.46%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £46,000
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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +22 33 £35,000 - 6
Wymondham - 1 £32,500 -
QA
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
8 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (24.32%) Skype for Business
8 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
8 9 (24.32%) Skype
8 9 (24.32%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) MVC
9 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) Web Development
9 7 (18.92%) Xamarin
9 7 (18.92%) Android SDK
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (18.92%) RESTful
9 7 (18.92%) Android
10 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.22%) BDD
10 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills

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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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) AutoCAD
1 2 (5.41%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Skype
1 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Gradle
3 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Back Office
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) QA Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) QA Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Software QA Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) QA Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Software QA Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Development Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) Android SDK
2 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (18.92%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
3 6 (16.22%) Swagger
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.51%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) SOAP
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.11%) MSMQ
5 3 (8.11%) WCF
5 3 (8.11%) WSDL
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Mindset
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (24.32%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) MVC
6 7 (18.92%) Web Development
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) Case Management
7 6 (16.22%) DevOps
7 6 (16.22%) Microservices
7 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Release Management
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) VB
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
4 5 (13.51%) VB6
5 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) MCP
2 3 (8.11%) MCSD
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMBOK
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Xamarin
3 6 (16.22%) Apple