The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Westminster 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Westminster
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 14 5
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 2.35% 6.90% 9.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
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 Westminster with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Westminster
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 5 1
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 10.59% 8.62% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £90,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Westminster

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Westminster 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 Westminster

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Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Salary trend for QA in Westminster

For the 6 months to 27 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 Westminster region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Force.com
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Coach
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Agile Coach
1 2 (40.00%) PMO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com