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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 17 17
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey - 3.92% 13.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
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
6 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chertsey 17.65% 7.84% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Average salary £25,500 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.20% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chertsey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SilkTest
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) ODBC
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Chertsey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) SilkTest
1 2 (66.67%) TestComplete
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SunGard