The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 10.00% 7.14% 21.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,214 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.30% -66.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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 Westminster region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 10.00% 10.71% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £25,214 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.30% -47.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) ETRM
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) ETRM
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow