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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 44 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 1.09% 2.34% 11.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 35.71% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.17% 6.54% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 21
Median salary £58,000 £34,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.58% -44.48%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MSI
5 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing

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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:

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) MSI
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) AppSense
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware