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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Westminster
Rank 18 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Westminster 4.76% 10.71% 3.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.16% -29.41%  
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 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 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Westminster 12.70% 10.71% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 6
Median salary £42,283 £60,000 £84,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.52% -28.99%  
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 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

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

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) PMO
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) PMP
4 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) B2B
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

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Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Force.com
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Coach
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Agile Coach
1 2 (40.00%) PMO Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) B2B
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com