The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 21.74% 7.69% 30.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.92% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £41,875 £50,063 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.35% +28.36%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
13 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 28.26% 38.46% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 3
Average salary £42,000 £67,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,900 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,875 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Sidcup

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) TestComplete
5 7 (35.00%) BDD
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) VB
5 7 (35.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) VBScript
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) Advertising
9 3 (15.00%) DSDM
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
1 8 (40.00%) TestComplete
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) DSDM
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) Line Management
8 1 (5.00%) BPMN
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) VB
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Sidcup, Kent
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