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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 11.54% 14.29% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £25,214 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 15.38% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £35,107 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Westminster

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
2 3 (37.50%) Ontologies
2 3 (37.50%) Semantic Web
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) SPSS
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) MCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SAS Analyst Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) SAS Programmer
1 3 (37.50%) SAS Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Taxonomies
1 3 (37.50%) Ontologies
1 3 (37.50%) Semantic Web
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) R
2 3 (37.50%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCAD
2 2 (25.00%) MCSD
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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