The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ealing region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 27.78% 12.12% 28.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.91% 66.67% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 26
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
London

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 Ealing region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Ealing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
33 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 30.56% 18.18% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 27
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Ealing

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Ealing

QA
Salary Trend in Ealing

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

QA Salary Trend in Ealing

QA
Salary Histogram in Ealing

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Ealing region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Ealing

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ealing 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 38 (88.37%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) TDD
3 29 (67.44%) BDD
4 26 (60.47%) Relational Database
5 25 (58.14%) Manual Testing
5 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (58.14%) ISEB
6 23 (53.49%) Windows XP
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (53.49%) C#
6 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 23 (53.49%) Pair Programming
6 23 (53.49%) Automated Testing
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Vista
6 23 (53.49%) Refactoring
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
6 23 (53.49%) SpecFlow
6 23 (53.49%) Windows 8
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (34.88%) Automation Testing
8 15 (34.88%) Selenium
8 15 (34.88%) Scrum
9 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
10 11 (25.58%) Kanban
10 11 (25.58%) Degree
11 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ealing 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.93%) Apache
1 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
1 9 (20.93%) Jetty
1 9 (20.93%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.63%) Fireworks
3 2 (4.65%) SPSS
4 1 (2.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) SpecFlow
2 17 (39.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (34.88%) Selenium
4 12 (27.91%) WebDriver
5 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
5 9 (20.93%) Subversion
5 9 (20.93%) Maven
5 9 (20.93%) Gradle
5 9 (20.93%) Artifactory
5 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.93%) Grunt
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) MSTest
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Tester
2 20 (46.51%) Senior Tester
3 12 (27.91%) Software Tester
4 9 (20.93%) QA Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Software Tester
4 9 (20.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior QA Tester
6 6 (13.95%) Developer
7 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (9.30%) QA Leader
9 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Architect
10 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
11 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
11 1 (2.33%) QA Manager
11 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Servlets
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) CSS
2 6 (13.95%) jQuery
3 5 (11.63%) HTML5
3 5 (11.63%) CSS3
3 5 (11.63%) Sass
3 5 (11.63%) LESS
3 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (11.63%) JSON
3 5 (11.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Replication
3 6 (13.95%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows XP
1 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
1 23 (53.49%) Windows Vista
1 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
1 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
1 23 (53.49%) Windows 8
1 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2012
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) TDD
3 29 (67.44%) BDD
4 25 (58.14%) Manual Testing
5 23 (53.49%) Pair Programming
5 23 (53.49%) Automated Testing
5 23 (53.49%) Refactoring
6 15 (34.88%) Scrum
6 15 (34.88%) Automation Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Kanban
8 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
9 9 (20.93%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (20.93%) DevOps
9 9 (20.93%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
11 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (4.65%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
1 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (20.93%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Perforce
2 9 (20.93%) Rackspace
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Informatica
4 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.65%) Tableau