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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.88% 2.38% 7.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 18.18% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 11
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
15 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.58% 13.10% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 15
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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

QA
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits & pensions
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37500.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago