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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 17.65% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £42,500 £28,088
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +51.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) Broadband
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Apple