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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.31% 0.67% 6.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 5.56% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Average salary £105,000 £38,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+172.72% -16.75%
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
14 18 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.15% 12.08% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) FMCG
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) FWSM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) FWSM
1 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WATIR
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus