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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 14 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 5.43% 10.37% 7.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 82.35% 93.33% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 14
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +30.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £37,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,750 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
17 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.59% 11.11% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 22
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 5 (22.73%) Business Process Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 4 (18.18%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) WF
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) Open Workbench
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) WF
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Kanban
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Business Process Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) CA
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