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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 3.26% 2.96% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 14.13% 11.85% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
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 £40,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Publishing
5 2 (18.18%) Games
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) System Testing
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian