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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.13% 5.31% 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 64.71% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
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
6 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.39% 8.21% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £36,250 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) LAMP
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
5 8 (47.06%) JBehave
5 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
5 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Behat
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.76%) JIRA
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.76%) Selenium
10 2 (11.76%) Kanban
10 2 (11.76%) Product Management
10 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
10 2 (11.76%) User Experience
10 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
10 2 (11.76%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JBehave
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 6 (35.29%) Behat
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Automated Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 2 (11.76%) Product Management
8 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) DSDM
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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