The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 0.83% 1.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £68,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.17% 9.52% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £70,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

QA
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

QA Salary Trend in Basildon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) APACS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Ingenico
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NCR
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Client Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NCR
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
2 1 (33.33%) Ingenico