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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 8.64% 1.48% 6.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.18% 16.67% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
17 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Epsom 20.99% 8.89% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Average salary £67,500 £26,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+154.71% -48.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Epsom

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Epsom

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Epsom by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) FileNet
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 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%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Aquila
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) IBM