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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 8.45% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
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
13 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 18.31% 10.14% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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 2 September 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Games
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) FindBugs
2 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Toad
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Checkstyle
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle