Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 18 57
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39 -6
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 63 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 6.65% 12.16% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.07% 64.29% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 10
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £36,750 £43,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -5.41% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £37,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,625 £53,750
South London median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 71 98 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 14.76% 18.92% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 96 33
Kingston Upon Thames median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,550 £33,584 £26,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £60,600
South London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Kingston Upon Thames

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Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surbiton -6 6 £43,750 +2.94% 1
New Malden - 1 £30,000 -
QA
South London

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 16 (50.00%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) HTML5
7 7 (21.88%) Sass
7 7 (21.88%) User Experience
8 6 (18.75%) Grunt
8 6 (18.75%) Mobile First
8 6 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 6 (18.75%) CMS
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) Cross-Platform Development
9 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
9 5 (15.63%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
9 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
9 5 (15.63%) Computer Architecture

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (18.75%) Grunt
4 6 (18.75%) JIRA
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) gulp
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (15.63%) Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Web Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Manual Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Junior
8 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Junior JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 7 (21.88%) Sass
4 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) LESS
5 2 (6.25%) React
6 1 (3.13%) CSS3
6 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) FMCG
3 3 (9.38%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 16 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 6 (18.75%) Mobile First
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Computer Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) Cross-Platform Development
6 5 (15.63%) Front End Development
6 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe