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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.91% 3.05% 4.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 21.28% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 14
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +78.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £29,250 £28,475
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 39 47 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 14.72% 14.33% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 42 34
Median salary £52,500 £37,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.93% +3.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,750 £27,875
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Peterborough over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) Programme Governance
6 4 (20.00%) PMO
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Meraki
7 3 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) SignalR
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Programme Governance
6 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) Meraki
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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