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

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / Tunbridge Wells
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 29 47
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18  
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 15.12% 2.91% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 92.86% 15.79% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -28.00%  
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 Tunbridge Wells with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 14 19 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tunbridge Wells 16.28% 18.45% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 10
Median salary £35,000 £58,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.65% +93.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tunbridge Wells

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 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 Tunbridge Wells

QA
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Salary trend for QA in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (94.44%) T-SQL
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Facebook
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
5 11 (61.11%) iPad
5 11 (61.11%) Apple
5 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
5 11 (61.11%) WinForms
5 11 (61.11%) VB6
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (61.11%) C#
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (61.11%) VB
6 9 (50.00%) SpecFlow
6 9 (50.00%) Selenium
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) NUnit
8 5 (27.78%) tSQLt

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL CLR
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
1 9 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (27.78%) NUnit
2 5 (27.78%) tSQLt
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 11 (61.11%) QA Tester
2 11 (61.11%) Software Tester
3 10 (55.56%) QA Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) Software QA Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) HTML5
4 11 (61.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) iPad
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) T-SQL
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) VB
3 11 (61.11%) VB6
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Apple
2 11 (61.11%) Facebook
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
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