The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 10.00% - 2.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £51,250 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 - £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 30.00% 8.06% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) Games
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Test Management
6 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Big Data
7 4 (22.22%) Use Case
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 4 (22.22%) NeoLoad
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) MS Office

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Harrow 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.11%) Informix
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) NeoLoad
3 2 (11.11%) Checkstyle
3 2 (11.11%) FindBugs
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Toad
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.56%) RPG Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) LINQ
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) RPG
4 1 (5.56%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) IIBA
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) HDFS
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Omniture
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Rally