The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 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 Sidcup region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 22.45% 10.71% 60.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 84.62% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,063 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.86% +28.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 26.53% 25.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Average salary £51,875 £51,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.71% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £48,563 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
London

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sidcup region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

QA
Salary Trend in Sidcup

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Sidcup region.

QA Salary Trend in Sidcup

QA
Salary Histogram in Sidcup

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Sidcup region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Sidcup

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 8 (33.33%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 8 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) TestComplete
6 7 (29.17%) Advertising
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Java
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) VB
7 6 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) VMware
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) VBScript
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
1 8 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 7 (29.17%) Advertising
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) QA Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Quality Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) QA Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) DSDM
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) User Stories
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) VBScript
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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