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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 4.17% 8.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 4.17% 8.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB