The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith 12.12% 1.25% 6.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.59% 20.00% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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 Hammersmith region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hammersmith
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hammersmith 17.17% 6.25% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 14
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

QA
Salary Trend in Hammersmith

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

QA Salary Trend in Hammersmith

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hammersmith 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (50.00%) Internet
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Google
5 10 (45.45%) REST
5 10 (45.45%) Analytics
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 7 (31.82%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
7 6 (27.27%) Android
7 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
7 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
8 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
8 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
8 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
8 5 (22.73%) User Experience
8 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
8 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (22.73%) CSS3
8 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hammersmith 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) SpecFlow
3 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
1 10 (45.45%) Lead Developer
2 5 (22.73%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) Backbone.js
2 5 (22.73%) CSS3
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (22.73%) User Experience
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 10 (45.45%) Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 7 (31.82%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) iOS Development
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Google