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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 4.06% 7.18% 12.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 77.78% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 16
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £39,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
28 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 14.21% 9.23% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 18
Average salary £37,500 £56,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) LAMP
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) JBehave
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Product Management
4 5 (27.78%) Behat
4 5 (27.78%) Analytics
4 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (27.78%) User Experience
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) JBehave
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) Behat
3 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) WCF
5 1 (5.56%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) User Experience
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Product Management
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Web Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Web Design
4 4 (22.22%) SEO
4 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 4 (22.22%) Online Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Omniture
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago