The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Paddington 14.71% - 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.82% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
QA
London

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 Paddington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Paddington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Paddington 25.00% 14.55% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £29,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Paddington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

QA
Salary Trend in Paddington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Paddington region.

QA Salary Trend in Paddington

QA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Paddington 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) NFC
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Statistics
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) EMV
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Paddington 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) NFC
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
1 4 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) EMV
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA