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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.03% 6.01% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.41% 33.33% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
17 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.30% 18.03% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 28
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Android
2 10 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 8
3 9 (64.29%) Polycom
3 9 (64.29%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Mac OS X
3 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
3 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) Dropbox
1 1 (7.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Junior IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Producer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Blackberry
1 9 (64.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
3 1 (7.14%) Video Editing
3 1 (7.14%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Android
2 10 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 8
3 9 (64.29%) Mac OS X
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Polycom
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Google