Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Norfolk > Norwich
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 45 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norwich 8.84% 4.18% 8.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.17% 42.55% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 27
Norwich median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +20.37% -28.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £47,000 £39,500
Norfolk median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +25.00% -28.00%

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 Norwich with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Norwich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 48 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Norwich 16.33% 9.81% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 35
Norwich median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% +20.37% -31.60%
10th Percentile £29,400 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £46,750 £44,750
Norfolk median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +4.29% +22.81% -24.00%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Norwich

QA
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

Salary trend for QA in Norwich

QA
Salary Histogram in Norwich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Norwich over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Norwich

For the 6 months to 17 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 Norwich region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
3 8 (30.77%) Android SDK
3 8 (30.77%) SDLC
3 8 (30.77%) Android
3 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 8 (30.77%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 7 (26.92%) Swagger
4 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
4 7 (26.92%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (26.92%) Microservices
4 7 (26.92%) Gradle
4 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Skype
1 5 (19.23%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Gradle
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
1 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) QA Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Android Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Software QA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
1 8 (30.77%) Android SDK
2 7 (26.92%) RESTful
2 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
2 7 (26.92%) Swagger
3 5 (19.23%) iOS SDK
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) RxJava
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) WSDL
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Android
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) SDLC
3 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Microservices
4 7 (26.92%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Case Management
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) MVVM
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) VB
3 3 (11.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
2 3 (11.54%) MCSD
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 5 (19.23%) Xamarin