The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 9.52% 8.33% 7.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £56,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 West Malling region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Malling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 19.05% 16.67% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

QA
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

QA
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 14 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#