The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Uxbridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.19% 4.59% 16.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.28% 37.50% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 34
Average salary £47,500 £47,350 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +18.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £47,350 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,440 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
29 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 12.83% 12.24% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 44
Average salary £45,000 £51,175 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +27.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,250 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
London

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 17 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Uxbridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) ETL
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Informatica
3 8 (47.06%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
4 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Ehcache
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Spring
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (29.41%) jBPM
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) JMS
5 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
5 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) jMock
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) Spring MVC
1 6 (35.29%) Ehcache
2 5 (29.41%) jBPM
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) JMS
2 5 (29.41%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
1 8 (47.06%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) System Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Informatica
2 8 (47.06%) MicroStrategy