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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.14% 4.37% 6.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 34.38% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
8 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.28% 12.70% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £31,625 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

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
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 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) JBehave
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) DSDM
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JBehave
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Behat
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) DSDM
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Product Management
7 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago