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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 32 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.55% 0.53% 5.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 2.78% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32 1 15
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
64 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 25.10% 18.95% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 31
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Croydon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (67.92%) Retail
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) Oracle
3 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
4 19 (35.85%) Unix
4 19 (35.85%) Retek
4 19 (35.85%) BusinessObjects
4 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (35.85%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
5 15 (28.30%) Business Analysis
5 15 (28.30%) Business Transformation
6 13 (24.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (24.53%) ITIL
7 7 (13.21%) Finance
7 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.21%) C#
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) .NET
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 5 (9.43%) Web Services
9 5 (9.43%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) WCF
9 5 (9.43%) WPF
9 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) Parallel Computing

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) BusinessObjects
1 19 (35.85%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
General
1 36 (67.92%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Analyst
2 21 (39.62%) Business Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) Retail Business Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Applications Support
5 12 (22.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle Applications Support
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 12 (22.64%) Support Analyst
6 11 (20.75%) Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Applications Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) WCF
2 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) WPF
2 5 (9.43%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Fintech
1 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Unit Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Business Analysis
2 15 (28.30%) Business Transformation
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 13 (24.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) MVVM
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Parallel Computing
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) SOLID
5 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.77%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 19 (35.85%) Retek
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) EMC
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
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