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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 0.94% 7.69% 3.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 64.29% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 4.69% 11.97% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 9
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) VB
4 6 (60.00%) WinForms
4 6 (60.00%) VB6
4 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
6 2 (20.00%) SignalR
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) VB6
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago