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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 5.24% 2.48% 6.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.63% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
19 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 9.95% 4.35% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 20
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 9 (42.86%) C#
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Publishing
6 4 (19.05%) Bugzilla
6 4 (19.05%) Web Design
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Web Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) Omniture
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) Lync
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Publishing
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) WF
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Web Design
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Web Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 4 (19.05%) Online Marketing
5 4 (19.05%) SEO
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Network Management
6 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Omniture
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) Kalido
3 1 (4.76%) Progress
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau