The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.16% 4.97% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.91% 57.58% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 8
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £22,500 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Middlesex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.72% 8.64% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 30
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) RHCE
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) NFS
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) Ajax
4 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (16.67%) SPSS
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 2 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (16.67%) OBIEE Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
1 3 (25.00%) Ajax
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
1 3 (25.00%) WPF
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Content Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) R
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Nintex
3 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Perforce
4 1 (8.33%) HP
Hampton, Middlesex
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 6 days ago