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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.84% 5.88% 8.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 69.23% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 15
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
20 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 12.27% 8.50% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 18
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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

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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

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Product Management
5 4 (28.57%) Online Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) Publishing
5 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) Web Analytics

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management
3 4 (28.57%) Online Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Web Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SEO
3 4 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Omniture
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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