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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.94% 1.43% 7.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.86% 8.11% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 14
Average salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.15% +16.56%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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 Uxbridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 16.47% 17.62% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 22
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £83,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

QA
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

QA Salary Trend in Uxbridge

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 11 (61.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (50.00%) Life Science
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) FMCG
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Selenium
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
6 2 (11.11%) CCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Logistics
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Publishing
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) LINQ
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.11%) FWSM
1 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) WATIR
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (61.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) WCF
1 2 (11.11%) LINQ
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
1 2 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Life Science
2 4 (22.22%) FMCG
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCSE
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
1 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) Cognos
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus
Uxbridge, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits+on call bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Novation Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago