The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.89% 7.35% 7.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.38% 52.63% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 11
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 9.33% 13.97% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,900 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
3 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 7 (26.92%) ISEB
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Kanban
7 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (15.38%) UML
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.54%) WF
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.69%) Lync
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Business Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.85%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.54%) WF
2 3 (11.54%) jQuery
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCOM
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Kalido
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Progress
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Unilever
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago