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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 6
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 16.67% 10.81% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,250 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within 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