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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 67 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.65% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
591 759 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.10% 96.08% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 517 668 663
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) QA
1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) TestComplete
2 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) WebDriver
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (64.71%) SQL
5 11 (64.71%) Degree
6 10 (58.82%) Ranorex
6 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
6 10 (58.82%) Analytics
6 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
6 10 (58.82%) Finance
6 10 (58.82%) OO
6 10 (58.82%) RAD
6 10 (58.82%) Client/Server
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 10 (58.82%) WinRunner
6 10 (58.82%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
7 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
7 4 (23.53%) JBoss
7 4 (23.53%) Maven

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) TestComplete
2 14 (82.35%) WebDriver
3 10 (58.82%) Ranorex
3 10 (58.82%) WinRunner
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
1 10 (58.82%) Client/Server
2 4 (23.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
3 10 (58.82%) Analytics
3 10 (58.82%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) RAD
4 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified Generous Salary
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