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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.52% 5.53% 10.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.57% 92.86% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 14
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £38,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £72,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 12.17% 5.96% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 16
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £52,500 £72,500
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

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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 1 April 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 1 April 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) PHP
3 8 (38.10%) LAMP
3 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Python
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) JIRA
5 6 (28.57%) JBehave
5 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 6 (28.57%) Behat
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (14.29%) Product Management
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (9.52%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
1 6 (28.57%) JBehave
1 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 6 (28.57%) Behat
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) LAMP
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Product Management
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) Budget Control
8 2 (9.52%) OOP
8 2 (9.52%) DSDM
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 2 (9.52%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PHP
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Omniture
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago