The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 14.29% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
QA
South East

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 Home Counties region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 35.71% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of job ads across the Home Counties region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

QA
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Home Counties region.

QA Salary Trend in the Home Counties

QA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Home Counties region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
1 4 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 4 (100.00%) Product Management
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

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Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Java Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Product Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree