The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 73 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.57% 1.55% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.63% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
QA Engineer
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
676 861 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.62% 95.56% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 601 729 730
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Guildford

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) DTV
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP