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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 8.77% 5.00% 23.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Median salary £45,000 £85,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 8.77% 5.00% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Median salary £45,000 £85,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +240.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Westminster

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 30 May 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%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Hedge funds
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%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
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
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming

QA
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%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Service Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
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