The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Sidcup region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 34.09% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 0
Average salary £41,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 45.45% 12.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 0
Average salary £41,875 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Advertising
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) TestComplete
5 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Moq
8 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) TestComplete
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Moq
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
General
1 6 (35.29%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Team Leader
2 6 (35.29%) QA Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Leader
4 4 (23.53%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) UML
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware