Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent > Tunbridge Wells
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 41 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 1 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 5.44% 0.65% 6.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 11.11% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 22
Tunbridge Wells median annual salary £37,500 - £45,000
10th Percentile £30,625 - £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 - £62,625
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £49,688 £43,750
% change year-on-year -24.53% +13.57% +6.71%

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 Tunbridge Wells with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14 9 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tunbridge Wells 9.52% 5.84% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 41
Tunbridge Wells median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33% -30.77%
10th Percentile £29,000 £58,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £60,000 £53,750
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

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 21 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 Tunbridge Wells region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (37.50%) Facebook
6 3 (37.50%) SaaS
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) iPad
6 3 (37.50%) tSQLt
6 3 (37.50%) Selenium
6 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (37.50%) WinForms
6 3 (37.50%) NUnit
6 3 (37.50%) VB6
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) Apple
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) Windows

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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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (37.50%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Facebook
3 2 (25.00%) Sun