Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 1.35% 9.68% 11.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 50.00% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 13
West Malling median annual salary - £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22% -18.18%
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 West Malling with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 12.16% 19.35% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 22
West Malling median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £67,750
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in West Malling

QA
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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Malling region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

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Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper