The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 38 46 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.14% 1.27% 1.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.65% 10.81% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.58% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £30,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £46,000
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 Peterborough with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 34 37 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 12.10% 11.71% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +16.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

QA
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Salary trend for QA in Peterborough

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer in Test
3 4 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB