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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 13.41% 2.81% 4.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 85.71% 50.00% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 8
Median salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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
28 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.64% 5.62% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 18
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £30,275
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (78.26%) .NET
3 34 (73.91%) Scrum
4 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
5 32 (69.57%) SQL
6 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
8 20 (43.48%) CSS
8 20 (43.48%) HTML
8 20 (43.48%) MVC
8 20 (43.48%) WCF
8 20 (43.48%) WF
8 20 (43.48%) Unit Testing
8 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
8 20 (43.48%) TeamCity
8 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (43.48%) HTML5
8 20 (43.48%) CSS3
8 20 (43.48%) Agile Testing
8 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
8 20 (43.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (43.48%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (34.78%) C#
9 16 (34.78%) Selenium
10 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (32.61%) Finance
11 13 (28.26%) Automation Testing
11 13 (28.26%) SoapUI

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Octopus Deploy
1 20 (43.48%) TeamCity
2 16 (34.78%) Selenium
3 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (28.26%) SoapUI
5 8 (17.39%) JIRA
6 5 (10.87%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) MSTest
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
1 17 (36.96%) Lead Developer
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Lead .NET Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) QA Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) QA Test Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) QA Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Head of Technology
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 20 (43.48%) AngularJS
3 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (43.48%) CSS
3 20 (43.48%) CSS3
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 20 (43.48%) HTML5
3 20 (43.48%) WCF
3 20 (43.48%) WF
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (13.04%) PMI
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Scrum
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) Agile Testing
3 20 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
3 20 (43.48%) MVC
3 20 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Automation Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
5 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.39%) Web Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) Budget Control
7 6 (13.04%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 6 (13.04%) People Management
7 6 (13.04%) Process Management
7 6 (13.04%) Resource Allocation
8 5 (10.87%) Build Automation
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
8 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
3 16 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
1 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (13.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 20 (43.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sage
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Sybase
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: Test Engineer / QA Test Analyst Kingston to £60k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago