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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 8.43% 5.32% 1.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.85% 71.43% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 15.66% 7.45% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian