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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 10.81% 27.27% 27.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 96.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
6 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 16.22% 28.28% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Sybase
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) OLTP
3 4 (40.00%) Chemistry
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) OLTP
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Solaris
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Data Management
1 4 (40.00%) Content Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) HP