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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 36 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.23% 7.14% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.78% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
18 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.04% 10.71% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 7
Average salary £34,000 £44,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.59% -19.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £49,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Croydon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
3 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 14 (63.64%) TestComplete
3 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 13 (59.09%) Analytics
4 13 (59.09%) Ranorex
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
4 13 (59.09%) .NET
4 13 (59.09%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) RAD
4 13 (59.09%) Client/Server
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) WinRunner
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Wiki
6 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 2 (9.09%) Marketing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
1 14 (63.64%) TestComplete
1 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 13 (59.09%) Ranorex
2 13 (59.09%) WinRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Test Engineer
1 16 (72.73%) QA Engineer
2 15 (68.18%) Tester
2 15 (68.18%) Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) QA Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) Automation Tester
4 13 (59.09%) Automation Analyst
4 13 (59.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 13 (59.09%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (59.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (59.09%) .NET Consultant
4 13 (59.09%) Test Consultant
4 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
4 13 (59.09%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 13 (59.09%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Wiki
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 13 (59.09%) Analytics
4 13 (59.09%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) RAD
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
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