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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 9.62% - 35.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.32% - 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 14
Median salary £41,375 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 - £40,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,425 - £54,725
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
19 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 36.54% - 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 15
Median salary £40,500 - £41,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 - £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,050 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 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