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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / M4 Corridor
Rank - 8 4
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 11.76% 7.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 33.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £90,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +56.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 35.29% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Median salary - £25,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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