Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +35
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 3.08% 2.48% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 60.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Dartford median annual salary £42,500 £67,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.04% - -
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £48,438 £43,750
% change year-on-year -22.58% +10.71% +6.71%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Dartford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 11.54% 4.13% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 17
Dartford median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £35,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £70,500 £51,750
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dartford.

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 17 November 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Angular Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Facebook