The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.37% 6.43% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.89% 76.19% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £47,500 £33,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.93% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.65% 8.43% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 11
Average salary £46,750 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.57% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

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 23 July 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Degree
2 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 19 (79.17%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) C#
3 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 18 (75.00%) TestComplete
3 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 18 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (70.83%) Analytics
4 17 (70.83%) Ranorex
4 17 (70.83%) .NET Framework
4 17 (70.83%) .NET
4 17 (70.83%) Web Services
4 17 (70.83%) OO
4 17 (70.83%) RAD
4 17 (70.83%) Client/Server
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (70.83%) WinRunner
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 18 (75.00%) TestComplete
3 17 (70.83%) WinRunner
3 17 (70.83%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.17%) jMock
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) TestPartner
4 1 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (4.17%) QALoad
4 1 (4.17%) EasyMock
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Test Engineer
1 20 (83.33%) QA Engineer
2 19 (79.17%) Tester
2 19 (79.17%) Analyst
3 18 (75.00%) QA Analyst
3 18 (75.00%) Automation Tester
4 17 (70.83%) Automation Analyst
4 17 (70.83%) QA Automation Engineer
4 17 (70.83%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (70.83%) .NET Consultant
4 17 (70.83%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (70.83%) Test Consultant
4 17 (70.83%) Test Analyst
4 17 (70.83%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Web Services
1 17 (70.83%) .NET Framework
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (70.83%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 17 (70.83%) Analytics
4 17 (70.83%) OO
4 17 (70.83%) RAD
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) QMS
7 1 (4.17%) CMMI
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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