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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 21.43% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £87,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
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
4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 28.57% - 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £86,250 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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 5 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Retail
2 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Retail Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Architect
1 3 (100.00%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP