The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 40 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.26% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
QA Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 222 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.74% 97.80% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 199 188 187
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Croydon region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Croydon

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) RAD
3 10 (71.43%) Client/Server
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) WinRunner
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) TestComplete
3 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 10 (71.43%) Analytics
3 10 (71.43%) Ranorex
3 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Insight
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) WinRunner
1 10 (71.43%) TestComplete
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
1 10 (71.43%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
1 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) RAD
2 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 10 (71.43%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Insight
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft