The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.45% 0.54% 2.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.73% 5.56% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% +43.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 18.32% 9.78% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 25
Median salary £52,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.91% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,700 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £73,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

QA
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

QA Salary Trend in Croydon

QA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for QA.

1 33 (94.29%) Retail
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle
3 16 (45.71%) PL/SQL
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) Unix
3 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (45.71%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (45.71%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (45.71%) Retek
4 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 14 (40.00%) Business Transformation
5 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (5.71%) hybris
6 2 (5.71%) RedPrairie
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.71%) ISEB
6 2 (5.71%) JDA
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Business Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) BusinessObjects
1 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 33 (94.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Business Analyst
3 16 (45.71%) Retail Business Analyst
4 14 (40.00%) Applications Developer
4 14 (40.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Business Transformation
1 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) PL/SQL
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) Retek
3 2 (5.71%) hybris
3 2 (5.71%) JDA
3 2 (5.71%) RedPrairie