The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 9.38% 2.04% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
QA
Somerset

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 Street region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 18.75% 4.08% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Street

QA
Salary Trend in Street

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

QA Salary Trend in Street

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) XBRL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XBRL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft