Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 6.33% 4.35% 7.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.64% 40.98% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 30
Norfolk median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -31.65%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £64,500 £47,000 £40,475
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%

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 56 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 14.18% 10.61% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 48
Norfolk median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.81% -24.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £46,750 £46,625
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

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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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +20 25 £35,000 +7.69% 3
QA
East of England

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

1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (32.00%) SDLC
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) RESTful
5 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Spring
5 7 (28.00%) OO
5 7 (28.00%) Swagger
5 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Microservices
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 7 (28.00%) Gradle
5 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (28.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (24.00%) Case Management
6 6 (24.00%) Skype

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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 6 (24.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Skype
1 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Gradle
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) RESTful
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) Spring Boot
2 7 (28.00%) Swagger
3 5 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 4 (16.00%) iOS SDK
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.00%) MSMQ
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) WSDL
6 1 (4.00%) Dagger
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) Retrofit
6 1 (4.00%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) SDLC
2 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (28.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Microservices
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Case Management
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) MCP
2 3 (12.00%) MCSD
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 4 (16.00%) Xamarin