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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Croydon
Rank 35 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.52% 7.22% 2.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 28.79% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 5
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
22 66 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 11.40% 25.10% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 57 23
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £39,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Croydon region with a requirement for QA.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Retek
2 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) JDA
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Post-Production
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (11.11%) hybris
6 1 (11.11%) RedPrairie

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Applications Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Post-Production
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Retek
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) JDA
3 1 (11.11%) RedPrairie