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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.97% 1.56% 2.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 25.00% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £77,500 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.03% -5.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 18 8 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 17.48% 6.25% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 19
Median salary £34,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £40,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £80,000 £62,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
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

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 25 June 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Machine Learning
3 8 (80.00%) Predictive Analysis
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (80.00%) Intel
3 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (80.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (80.00%) DevOps
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (80.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP

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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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Principal .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Principal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Machine Learning
2 8 (80.00%) Predictive Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Records Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Intel