Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hounslow with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 10.46% 6.85% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.97% 52.08% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 24
Hounslow median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £42,000 £30,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £77,500
West London median annual salary £52,500 £54,375 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hounslow with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hounslow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 63 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 19.38% 13.15% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 52
Hounslow median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £36,350 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £67,500
West London median annual salary £50,964 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.93% - -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hounslow.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Hounslow

QA
Salary Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Hounslow.

Salary trend for QA in Hounslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Hounslow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Hounslow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Hounslow

QA
Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford +6 19 £45,000 -25.00%
Chiswick +2 9 £57,500 +15.00%
QA
West London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) Scrum
4 19 (55.88%) REST
5 18 (52.94%) BDD
5 18 (52.94%) Kanban
6 14 (41.18%) MVC
6 14 (41.18%) User Experience
7 13 (38.24%) Microservices
7 13 (38.24%) Relational Database
7 13 (38.24%) Spring Boot
7 13 (38.24%) Games
7 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
7 13 (38.24%) TDD
7 13 (38.24%) J2EE
7 13 (38.24%) JMS
7 13 (38.24%) JPA
7 13 (38.24%) Spring MVC
7 13 (38.24%) Online Games
7 13 (38.24%) Spring
7 13 (38.24%) Java EE
7 13 (38.24%) High Availability
7 13 (38.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 13 (38.24%) Low Latency
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
10 8 (23.53%) SaaS
10 8 (23.53%) Selenium
10 8 (23.53%) Python
10 8 (23.53%) Unix

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (11.76%) HBase
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) OLTP
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) Hamcrest
2 4 (11.76%) JMeter
2 4 (11.76%) jMock
2 4 (11.76%) JUnit
2 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (38.24%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) J2EE Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Java Developer
2 13 (38.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) QA Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) QA Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Senior QA Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) REST
2 13 (38.24%) Hibernate
2 13 (38.24%) J2EE
2 13 (38.24%) Java EE
2 13 (38.24%) JMS
2 13 (38.24%) JPA
2 13 (38.24%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) Spring Boot
2 13 (38.24%) Spring MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
4 4 (11.76%) RESTful
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) XSD
5 3 (8.82%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
6 2 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) User Experience
2 13 (38.24%) Online Games
3 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Scrum
3 18 (52.94%) BDD
3 18 (52.94%) Kanban
4 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 13 (38.24%) High Availability
5 13 (38.24%) Low Latency
5 13 (38.24%) Microservices
5 13 (38.24%) TDD
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Product Management
8 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) ES6
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) Zend