The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Tunbridge Wells region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 12.24% 4.65% 12.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 46.15% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 11
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £30,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 22.45% 10.08% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 13
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £29,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Kent

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
Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) JSUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) QA Manager
3 5 (41.67%) Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (25.00%) Lead Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) SignalR
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix