The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 2 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 10.00% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £100,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 M4 Corridor region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 30.00% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £100,000 £49,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.02% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

QA
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the M4 Corridor region.

QA Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

QA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Billing
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Retail
1 4 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Fiori

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Billing
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Architect
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SAP Fiori
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP