The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.11% 5.43% 10.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.87% 82.35% 93.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 14
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,050 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 10.04% 6.59% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 15
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £53,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

QA Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

QA
Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) LAMP
3 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Behat
5 6 (33.33%) JBehave
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (33.33%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) HTML
9 2 (11.11%) MS Project
9 2 (11.11%) CSS
9 2 (11.11%) CMS
9 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) DSDM
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JBehave
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Behat
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) LAMP
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Product Management
7 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) DSDM
8 1 (5.56%) CRM
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago