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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 7.07% - 4.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 46.67% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
15 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 15.15% - 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £25,250 - £41,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,825 - £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,700 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (20.00%) UML
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Back Office
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
1 1 (6.67%) SMTP
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CGI
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) SGML
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) VRML
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper