The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 9.09% 2.23% 2.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 11.43% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.93% -38.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 15 35 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 15.15% 19.55% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 17
Median salary £51,500 £50,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% -12.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Middlesex

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Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Middlesex.

Salary trend for QA in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for QA.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) KnockoutJS
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (86.67%) Predictive Analysis
3 13 (86.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (86.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (86.67%) DevOps
3 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 13 (86.67%) Puppet
3 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (86.67%) TeamCity
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (80.00%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (86.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) .NET Developer
1 14 (93.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 14 (93.33%) C# Developer
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Principal .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Principal Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) AngularJS
2 14 (93.33%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 13 (86.67%) Machine Learning
2 13 (86.67%) Predictive Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) SOLID
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Intel