The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Dartford region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 8.64% 2.38% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 19.75% 26.19% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Kent

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

QA
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

QA Salary Trend in Dartford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
1 7 (77.78%) FastStats
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) Veeam
2 5 (55.56%) Neolane
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) ExactTarget
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) FastStats
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Wireless
1 5 (55.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) MOLAP
2 2 (22.22%) ROLAP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Propensity Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) CHAID
4 2 (22.22%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB
1 2 (22.22%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (55.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Backup Exec
1 5 (55.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
1 5 (55.56%) Veeam
1 5 (55.56%) Neolane
1 5 (55.56%) ExactTarget
2 2 (22.22%) SmartFocus