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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / Maidstone
Rank 30 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.08% 5.48% 6.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
9 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 7.63% 8.22% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £37,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Maidstone

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Contact Management
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) webpack
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Couchbase
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Mocha
1 1 (14.29%) webpack
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Contact Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) CQRS
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification