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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.25% 4.11% 7.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.00% 48.28% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 21
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
25 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.04% 8.50% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 31
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Middlesex

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Spotfire
4 2 (18.18%) Zend
4 2 (18.18%) QlikView
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Tableau
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) R
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) SPSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
2 1 (9.09%) Open Workbench
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
1 1 (9.09%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) Spotfire
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (18.18%) OBIEE Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Informatica
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
1 2 (18.18%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Planview
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) CA