The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staines 3.77% - 2.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.51% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
QA
Surrey

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 Staines region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staines
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staines 18.40% 16.06% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 9
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +34.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

QA
Salary Trend in Staines

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

QA Salary Trend in Staines

QA
Salary Histogram in Staines

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Staines region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Staines

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staines 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 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) BCP
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) DTV
6 1 (11.11%) DVB
6 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staines 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DVB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Junior
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
1 2 (22.22%) Junior Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
2 1 (11.11%) IPTV
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) MHEG
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001