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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
Rank 15 33 32
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 10.00% 2.92% 6.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.17% 23.81% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 12
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
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 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 24 21 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 18.46% 12.28% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 25
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,100 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £45,000 £59,075
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 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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) C#
4 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 13 (44.83%) Selenium
4 13 (44.83%) Web Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
4 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
8 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Python
9 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
10 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) C++
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.79%) System Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Arduino
12 4 (13.79%) Video Content Analysis
12 4 (13.79%) DevOps

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Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
1 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
1 13 (44.83%) SoapUI
2 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) QA Analyst
3 15 (51.72%) QA Test Analyst
3 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
4 14 (48.28%) QA Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (31.03%) Test Engineer
6 8 (27.59%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (20.69%) QA Tester
7 6 (20.69%) Tester
8 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
8 4 (13.79%) Development Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (13.79%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (10.34%) Quality Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Arduino
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
1 4 (13.79%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
1 13 (44.83%) Web Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 7 (24.14%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Content Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Video Content Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Python
4 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
5 7 (24.14%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
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