The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Croydon
Rank 25 24 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.71% 7.94% 2.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 32.79% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 4
Median salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £44,750 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 28 61 21
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 16.00% 24.21% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 21
Median salary £30,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.30% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Croydon

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Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Croydon.

Salary trend for QA in Croydon

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Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Croydon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) DNA
4 3 (30.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Head of Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Test
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) DNA
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Post-Production
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Sophos
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago