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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.60% 9.68% 1.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 69.23% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
Average salary £22,750 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.47% +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
9 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 5.84% 13.98% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 1
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +2.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 January 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NCrunch
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells
Searchability
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Tunbridge Wells
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago