The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.18% 1.41% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 50.00% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £45,500 £35,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.16% -13.41%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.76% 2.82% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 7
Median salary £40,000 £47,750 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +122.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £29,300 £57,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

The demand trend of job ads across the Maidstone region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

QA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Maidstone region.

QA Salary Trend in Maidstone

QA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) NuGet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware