The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tunbridge Wells region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 1.78% 1.98% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £27,000 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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 Tunbridge Wells region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 7.69% 4.95% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

QA
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

QA Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

QA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
2 6 (75.00%) VB6
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB6
2 6 (75.00%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago