Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sidcup with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Bexley > Sidcup
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 5 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sidcup 16.00% 50.00% 1.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 100.00% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Sidcup median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +35.29% +2.72%
10th Percentile £41,125 £43,050 £40,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £82,500 £45,000
Bexley median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +35.29% +2.72%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sidcup with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Sidcup
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sidcup 24.00% 50.00% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 13
Sidcup median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +53.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £44,375 £43,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £82,500 £51,000
Bexley median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +53.33% -10.71%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sidcup

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sidcup.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Sidcup

QA
Salary Trend in Sidcup

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

Salary trend for QA in Sidcup

QA
Salary Histogram in Sidcup

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Sidcup over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sidcup region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

QA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#