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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 5.88% 22.73% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 55.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £25,214 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 8.82% 40.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £25,214 £59,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (53.85%) Semantic Web
2 7 (53.85%) Taxonomies
2 7 (53.85%) Ontologies
2 7 (53.85%) R
2 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 7 (53.85%) Data Mining
2 7 (53.85%) SAS
2 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) SPSS
2 7 (53.85%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) MCP
3 4 (30.77%) MCAD
3 4 (30.77%) MCSD

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Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (53.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (53.85%) Data Mining
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) Data Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) SAS Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) SAS Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) SAS Analyst Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) Quality Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Data Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) Data Quality Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Statistics
1 7 (53.85%) Taxonomies
1 7 (53.85%) Ontologies
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
1 7 (53.85%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
1 7 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) R
3 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) MCAD
2 4 (30.77%) MCSD
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft