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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 9 37
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 6.35% 13.04% 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 92.31% 47.37% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +116.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
13 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 6.88% 27.54% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 8
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +116.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Tunbridge Wells region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Tunbridge Wells

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Jasmine
4 7 (41.18%) Sass
4 7 (41.18%) LESS
4 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) SaaS
4 7 (41.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (17.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jasmine
1 7 (41.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Hudson
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Web Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Applications Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Web Applications Developer
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Architect
3 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) Backbone.js
3 7 (41.18%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Sass
3 7 (41.18%) LESS
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) SignalR
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
5 3 (17.65%) DOM
5 3 (17.65%) MSMQ
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Scrum
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Kanban
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
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