The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 33.33% 6.25% 20.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 50.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,500 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £44,963
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.82%
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 Sidcup region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 33.33% 12.50% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Median salary £52,500 £33,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £26,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,875 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

The demand trend of job ads across the Sidcup region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Sidcup

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Sidcup region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Advertising
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Moq
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) TestComplete

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Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft