The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent / West Malling
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 7.69% 8.64% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 53.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Median salary £28,000 £55,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.32% -  
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 West Malling with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Malling
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 14 13 0
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Malling 17.95% 16.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
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 West Malling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Malling 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 West Malling

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Salary Trend in West Malling

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

Salary trend for QA in West Malling

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Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in West Malling over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in West Malling

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Malling

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Malling region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in West Malling 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) QA Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) QA Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Software Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Line Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft