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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 3.13% 5.00% 24.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 33.33% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Sidcup region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 21.88% 15.00% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
Median salary £42,750 £25,000 £51,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+71.00% -51.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £59,400 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) TestComplete
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

QA
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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Software Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB