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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / Tunbridge Wells
Rank 24 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 3.08% 0.98% 3.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 12.50% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +73.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
12 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 18.46% 7.80% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 12
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

The demand trend of job ads across the Tunbridge Wells region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Facebook
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Google Play
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Facebook
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Google