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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / Dartford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 2.17% 1.72% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 23.91% 18.97% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
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

QA
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) C#

QA
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CQRS
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB