The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 5.88% 3.23% 5.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 25.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 Harrow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 23.53% 12.90% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £42,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £56,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

The demand trend of job ads across the Harrow region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

QA
Salary Trend in Harrow

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

QA Salary Trend in Harrow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Harrow region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Redmine
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Lead Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) Tag Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) New Relic
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau
1 1 (12.50%) Tealium