The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Malling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Malling region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 5.88% 5.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 66.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £43,000 £46,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 5.88% 8.33% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £43,000 £43,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +10.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Malling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Malling

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Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Malling region.

QA Salary Trend in West Malling

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Malling 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
2 2 (66.67%) QA Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java