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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.82% 5.99% 4.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 64.71% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 10
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +37.14%
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
20 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.06% 9.26% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 38
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Aerospace
3 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) ERP
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) DSDM
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Military
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
5 3 (17.65%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) DVB
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Aerospace
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (23.53%) Military
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Automotive
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Quality Manager
2 5 (29.41%) QA Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) XSLT
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
2 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 4 (23.53%) DSDM
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Business Development
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) MCP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Nintex
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Epicor
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) F5
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