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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 3.65% 2.82% 1.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.92% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Median salary £43,000 £26,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.38% -16.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £27,000 £32,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
26 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 13.54% 8.45% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 3
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Expense Management
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) MSI

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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Grunt
4 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (9.09%) MSI
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (9.09%) DOM
4 1 (9.09%) Handlebars
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Expense Management
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) API Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) SOLID
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AppDNA
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) AppSense
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware