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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 15.63% 5.13% 9.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 20.00% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
11 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Malling 34.38% 25.64% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 28
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in West Malling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the West Malling region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in West Malling

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCDA
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago