The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chertsey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 9.43% 11.11% 10.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 37.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Surrey

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 Chertsey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chertsey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 9.43% 29.63% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 12
Average salary £37,500 £29,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% -55.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Chertsey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Chertsey

QA
Salary Trend in Chertsey

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

QA Salary Trend in Chertsey

QA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chertsey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chertsey 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 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) WebDriver
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JMeter
2 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) VC++
3 1 (11.11%) iDTV
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) C++

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chertsey 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JMeter
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) WebDriver
1 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
2 8 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Tester
2 8 (88.89%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (77.78%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) iDTV
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
1 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VC++
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree