The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 Analyst
Rank 65 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.57% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.75% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 8
Average salary £30,000 £16,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
QA Analyst
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
601 665 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 94.50% 93.79% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 558 594 749
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Guildford

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (76.19%) Selenium
4 16 (76.19%) Web Services
5 14 (66.67%) SOAP
6 13 (61.90%) XML
7 12 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (52.38%) Test Management
8 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
8 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
8 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
8 11 (52.38%) FitNesse
8 11 (52.38%) WSDL
8 11 (52.38%) XSD
8 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (52.38%) HP
8 11 (52.38%) ISEB
8 11 (52.38%) Test Planning
9 8 (38.10%) Degree
10 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
11 5 (23.81%) TestComplete
11 5 (23.81%) Analytics
11 5 (23.81%) Ranorex
11 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (52.38%) FitNesse
3 11 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 11 (52.38%) SpecFlow
4 5 (23.81%) Ranorex
4 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
4 5 (23.81%) TestComplete
4 5 (23.81%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (95.24%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) Web Services
2 14 (66.67%) SOAP
3 13 (61.90%) XML
4 11 (52.38%) XSD
4 11 (52.38%) WSDL
5 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Test Management
2 11 (52.38%) Test Planning
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) RAD
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) BCP
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) HP