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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 5.97% - 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £30,000 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
19 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 28.36% - 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LatentZero
1 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft