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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 2.00% 3.33% 10.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
18 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 18.00% 10.00% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 8
Average salary £37,000 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.10% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £57,750 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
Salary Histogram in Chertsey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Chertsey region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Chertsey

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chertsey

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) Finance
3 15 (71.43%) Mathematics
4 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 14 (66.67%) Asset Management
4 14 (66.67%) Front Office
4 14 (66.67%) Back Office
4 14 (66.67%) SunGard
5 13 (61.90%) ISEB
6 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
7 9 (42.86%) SilkTest
7 9 (42.86%) Workflow
7 9 (42.86%) Subversion
7 9 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (42.86%) Test Management
7 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (42.86%) TestComplete
7 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (42.86%) ClearCase
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 9 (42.86%) VMware
7 9 (42.86%) ODBC
7 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe

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Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 9 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 9 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (42.86%) Subversion
1 9 (42.86%) SilkTest
1 9 (42.86%) TestComplete
1 9 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) Front Office
2 14 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) QA Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Senior QA Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
8 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) ODBC
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) STL
2 6 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) iDTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Workflow
2 9 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
2 9 (42.86%) Test Management
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) UML
4 6 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Delphi
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) VC++
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Degree
2 13 (61.90%) ISEB
3 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) SunGard
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft