The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Harrow region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 3.15% - 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 - £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 9.45% 17.05% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 4
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £64,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

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
Salary Histogram in Harrow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Harrow region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Harrow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Build Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Usability
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft