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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 7
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - - 14.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 22.22% 7.14% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Median salary £48,750 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.21% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £57,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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

QA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Fiori

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Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Fiori
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP