The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.08% 2.40% 4.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 42.11% 60.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 13
Median salary £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £42,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
11 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.46% 5.71% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 19
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £60,000 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of job ads across the Middlesex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Middlesex

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) OO

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) MIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Customer Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) QMS
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Revenue Recognition
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) IRCA
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) EFQM