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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
Rank 16 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 19 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 16.52% 0.44% 2.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.38% 16.67% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 4
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
32 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 27.83% 2.64% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 20
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,359 £41,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The demand trend of job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Scrum
4 19 (50.00%) .NET
4 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 13 (34.21%) Selenium
7 13 (34.21%) SoapUI
7 13 (34.21%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 12 (31.58%) Automation Testing
8 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (26.32%) Finance
10 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) Python
11 8 (21.05%) Web Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
11 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
11 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
12 7 (18.42%) HTML5
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (18.42%) CSS3
12 7 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (18.42%) Agile Testing
12 7 (18.42%) AngularJS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
1 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Selenium
1 13 (34.21%) SoapUI
2 12 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.16%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Test Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) QA Engineer
4 13 (34.21%) QA Analyst
5 10 (26.32%) QA Test Analyst
6 9 (23.68%) QA Test Engineer
6 9 (23.68%) Test Engineer
7 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
7 7 (18.42%) Developer
7 7 (18.42%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (18.42%) Lead Developer
7 7 (18.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (15.79%) QA Tester
8 6 (15.79%) Tester
9 5 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
10 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
10 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) CSS3
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
3 7 (18.42%) WCF
3 7 (18.42%) WF
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.53%) Arduino
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (5.26%) PMI
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Test Scripting
4 12 (31.58%) Automation Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Web Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (18.42%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Build Automation
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.05%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) C++
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Splunk
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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