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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 5 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 16.67% 15.15% 5.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
8 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 16.67% 15.15% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ealing

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Replication
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) OLTP
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Database Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau