The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sevenoaks region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 3.70% - 26.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £22,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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 Sevenoaks region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sevenoaks
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 14.81% 15.63% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sevenoaks region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

QA
Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

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

QA Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

QA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Facebook
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter