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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.53% 5.95% 4.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% 42.86% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 11
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
25 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 13.16% 13.89% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 25
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) MIS Manager
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago