Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 49 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 7.36% 2.44% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.06% 17.50% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 28
Peterborough median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +58.33% -31.43%
10th Percentile £22,500 £38,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -

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 Peterborough with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 124 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 22.26% 13.94% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 90 57 65
Peterborough median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +32.80% -26.47%
10th Percentile £24,675 £19,775 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £60,250 £56,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +10.47% +1.78%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Peterborough over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
2 14 (34.15%) SDLC
3 11 (26.83%) Selenium
3 11 (26.83%) Finance
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) ISEB
6 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
7 7 (17.07%) TDD
7 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
8 6 (14.63%) Line Management
8 6 (14.63%) Subversion
8 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.20%) JIRA
9 5 (12.20%) JNI
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
9 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
9 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
3 5 (12.20%) CppUnit
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.76%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Analyst
1 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
1 6 (14.63%) Tester
2 5 (12.20%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Principal Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Principal Software Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Quality Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) JDBC
1 5 (12.20%) JNI
1 5 (12.20%) ODBC
1 5 (12.20%) POSIX
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) CSS3
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) React
2 1 (2.44%) SignalR
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) AIX
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Solaris
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) SDLC
2 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.07%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
3 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.63%) Incident Management
4 6 (14.63%) Line Management
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) C
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISEB
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Meraki