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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 15.07% 18.75% 34.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 78.57% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 25
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
14 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ealing 19.18% 31.25% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 25
Average salary £55,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.61% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £65,000
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 29 May 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 10 (52.63%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Vista
4 10 (52.63%) Refactoring
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Replication
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Publishing
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
9 2 (10.53%) Spotfire

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Ealing by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) Jetty
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
2 1 (5.26%) GIMP
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
3 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Tester
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Tester
2 10 (52.63%) QA Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Software Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Senior QA Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Software Tester
4 6 (31.58%) QA Leader
5 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Tester
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Servlets
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
1 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Windows Vista
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
4 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Refactoring
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
9 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.53%) Application Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CSSLP
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Perforce
2 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau
2 2 (10.53%) Rackspace