The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Westminster region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 34.88% 53.85% 11.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Average salary £25,000 £52,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.92% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 34.88% 53.85% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Average salary £25,000 £52,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.92% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
London

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
Salary Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Westminster

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (55.00%) Unity DI Container
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) MCP
2 11 (55.00%) MCAD
2 11 (55.00%) MCSD
2 11 (55.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) VB
3 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (40.00%) SAS
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (40.00%) Data Quality

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (55.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
2 8 (40.00%) SAS Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (40.00%) Programmer
2 8 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) SAS Analyst Programmer
2 8 (40.00%) Quality Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Data Programmer
2 8 (40.00%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (55.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 11 (55.00%) Unity DI Container
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Semantic Web
1 8 (40.00%) Statistics
1 8 (40.00%) Taxonomies
1 8 (40.00%) Ontologies
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) TDD
1 11 (55.00%) OO
1 11 (55.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) VB
3 8 (40.00%) R
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) MCP
2 11 (55.00%) MCAD
2 11 (55.00%) MCSD
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft