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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 74 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.28% 1.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
703 847 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.46% 96.47% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 623 727 747
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) Selenium
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
5 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (50.00%) C#
6 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (30.00%) HTML
8 3 (30.00%) Java
9 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (20.00%) PHP
9 2 (20.00%) Retail
10 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
10 1 (10.00%) Marketing
10 1 (10.00%) JIRA
10 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 1 (10.00%) Maven
10 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 1 (10.00%) SAP

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
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