Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 57 32
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 4.69% 2.09% 3.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 83.33% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,250 £31,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,750 £57,500
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +9.76%

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 Maidstone with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 10.94% 2.51% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 18
Maidstone median annual salary £31,250 £33,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.72% -27.57% +42.31%
10th Percentile £30,000 £20,400 £28,000
90th Percentile £46,125 £49,000 £58,250
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.26%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Maidstone

QA
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for QA in Maidstone

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Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Maidstone over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) PMI
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) TypeScript
1 4 (66.67%) webpack
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) SOLID
2 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) webpack
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) PMI
2 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper