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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 22.92% 8.82% 50.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 78.57% 21.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £42,000 £50,063 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.10% +28.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
14 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 29.17% 41.18% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 3
Average salary £50,438 £67,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.27% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £39,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Sidcup

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) ISEB
5 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
5 9 (34.62%) Selenium
5 9 (34.62%) TestComplete
6 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Advertising
7 7 (26.92%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) VB
7 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (15.38%) VBScript
10 4 (15.38%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
1 9 (34.62%) TestComplete
2 2 (7.69%) Moq
2 2 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) QA Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Quality Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
5 4 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Developer
6 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (34.62%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) UML
7 2 (7.69%) DSDM
7 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) VB
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) VBScript
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) NFS
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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