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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.34% 1.28% 6.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 7.14% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
26 42 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 15.20% 17.95% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 27
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £83,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 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 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (60.00%) Life Science
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) FMCG
6 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) WATIR
3 1 (6.67%) jMock
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 11 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Cognos BI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) LINQ
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (13.33%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) Ehcache
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Life Science
2 2 (13.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle