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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 2.44% 1.40% 6.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.81% 7.14% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 12
Average salary £36,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.15% +18.75%
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
27 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 16.46% 19.53% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 19
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £29,000 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £83,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 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 (64.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Life Science
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) FMCG
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Publishing
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) LINQ
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) FWSM
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) WATIR
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (64.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos BI Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
1 2 (11.76%) LINQ
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
1 2 (11.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Life Science
2 4 (23.53%) FMCG
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.88%) F5