The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 3.85% - 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of job ads across the Thames Valley region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

QA
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

QA Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

QA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle