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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 1.59% 1.27% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
10 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 15.87% 6.33% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 4
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) VB6
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) JSUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.69%) Grunt
1 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.69%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
3 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) QA Manager
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
5 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (15.38%) Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (7.69%) LESS
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.69%) MVVM
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix