The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 5.88% 2.91% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.74% 21.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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 Hounslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 27.06% 13.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 0
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

QA
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

QA Salary Trend in Hounslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Hounslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Hounslow region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Hounslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) CMMI
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Zend
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) Symfony
1 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) Struts
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) CMMI
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) GigaSpaces