Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 31 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.86% 2.41% 1.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.71% 26.09% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Middlesex median annual salary £80,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.59% +2.73% +37.50%
10th Percentile £67,500 £37,500 £40,875
90th Percentile £82,250 £63,300 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Middlesex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 34 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 19.43% 9.24% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 40
Middlesex median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% - +27.91%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £88,250 £66,350 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Middlesex

QA
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 17 November 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 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (80.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) MSF
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Development
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCP

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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 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Designer
1 4 (80.00%) Digital Designer
1 4 (80.00%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MSF
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft