The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 1.72% 12.50% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £68,500 £50,000 £25,214
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.00% +98.30%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Westminster region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 3.45% 12.50% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £54,250 £50,000 £25,214
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% +98.30%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,274 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +4.38%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

The demand trend of job ads across the Westminster region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

QA
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

QA Salary Trend in Westminster

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Westminster region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Westminster 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Development
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft