The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.36% 5.22% 5.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 43.33% 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 30
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.25% 12.05% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 50 45
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £37,250 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
South East

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 16 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Middlesex

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (70.97%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) JSP
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
3 12 (38.71%) Information Security
3 12 (38.71%) Spring
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (38.71%) User Stories
3 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
4 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Sun
5 10 (32.26%) UML
5 10 (32.26%) RSS
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
5 10 (32.26%) Content Management
5 10 (32.26%) Document Management
5 10 (32.26%) Google
5 10 (32.26%) Wiki
5 10 (32.26%) Blog
5 10 (32.26%) Social Network
5 10 (32.26%) Use Case
5 10 (32.26%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) Time Management
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) Perl

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Heroku
1 4 (12.90%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
1 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Software Developer
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
1 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
1 12 (38.71%) Java Software Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Java Software Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Junior Business Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Junior Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Junior
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
1 12 (38.71%) JSP
1 12 (38.71%) Hibernate
1 12 (38.71%) Spring
2 10 (32.26%) RSS
3 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) MCollective
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
1 10 (32.26%) Wiki
1 10 (32.26%) Blog
1 10 (32.26%) Social Network
2 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
1 4 (12.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
2 12 (38.71%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Multithreading
2 12 (38.71%) User Stories
3 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Time Management
4 10 (32.26%) Use Case
4 10 (32.26%) Content Management
4 10 (32.26%) Document Management
4 10 (32.26%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.23%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) DSDM
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) Korn
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
1 4 (12.90%) Cobbler
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Sun
1 10 (32.26%) Google
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) Neolane
4 1 (3.23%) Unica
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe