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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 72 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.62% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
638 634 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 98.76% 96.65% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 572 554 691
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Operations Research
4 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Big Data
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) TDD

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP