The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 6.03% 10.53% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.84% 81.48% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 0
Median salary £52,500 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.58% -  
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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 19 27 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 16.38% 12.92% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 5
Median salary £37,500 £40,457 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.30% -4.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £51,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

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Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Salary trend for QA in Kingston Upon Thames

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Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Kingston Upon Thames over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.00%) System Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Time Management
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.00%) Splunk
10 2 (10.00%) XenApp
10 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Software Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Database Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Web Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 12 days ago