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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.64% 5.99% 3.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.78% 63.16% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 7
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £22,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
23 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.59% 9.48% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 32
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £22,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £80,000 £65,000
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 23 January 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 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) MCP
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
5 3 (20.00%) SilkPerformer

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (13.33%) SPSS
4 1 (6.67%) MS Project
4 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) DVB
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (13.33%) Spotfire
2 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) OBIEE Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) XSLT
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 3 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) IPTV
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Business Development
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) R
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) RHCSA
3 2 (13.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Nintex
3 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Perforce
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) F5
Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago