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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 6.67% 1.27% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 22.22% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £60,000 £51,550
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £60,000 £63,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Epsom region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Epsom
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 22.22% 5.73% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Average salary £27,500 £26,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -45.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £65,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Epsom

QA
Salary Trend in Epsom

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

QA Salary Trend in Epsom

QA
Salary Histogram in Epsom

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Epsom region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Epsom

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Epsom 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) OO

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Epsom 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Aquila
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM