The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.17% 7.31% 5.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.87% 62.96% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 25
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.85% 11.61% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 45
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South East

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

QA
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

QA Salary Trend in Middlesex

QA
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Middlesex

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (47.62%) ISO 9001
1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
4 5 (23.81%) Electronics
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Military
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Resource Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
1 2 (9.52%) eRoom
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 10 (47.62%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 5 (23.81%) Electronics
4 4 (19.05%) Military
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Finance
6 1 (4.76%) Automotive
6 1 (4.76%) Games
6 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Quality Manager
2 5 (23.81%) QA Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Operations Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Solaris
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ERP
2 4 (19.05%) User Stories
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Epicor
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Neolane
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Unica