The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.22% 2.96% 7.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 35.29% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Average salary £47,750 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +43.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
15 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 9.15% 8.37% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 15
Average salary £28,173 £46,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.41% +27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Transition Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago