The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / Dartford
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 2.50% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Dartford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 6 9 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 15.00% 19.57% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dartford citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Dartford

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Salary Trend in Dartford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Dartford.

Salary trend for QA in Dartford

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dartford region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT

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Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB