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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 73 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.58% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
668 866 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.81% 96.33% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 583 715 602
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) QA
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) TestComplete
2 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) WebDriver
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 14 (77.78%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) Degree
4 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
4 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) OO
4 13 (72.22%) RAD
4 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) WinRunner
4 13 (72.22%) Web Services
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
4 13 (72.22%) Analytics
4 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
4 13 (72.22%) Ranorex
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) JUnit

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) TestComplete
2 17 (94.44%) WebDriver
3 13 (72.22%) WinRunner
3 13 (72.22%) Ranorex
4 4 (22.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Client/Server
1 13 (72.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Test Strategy
2 13 (72.22%) Analytics
2 13 (72.22%) OO
2 13 (72.22%) RAD
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss