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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 69 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.70% 0.37% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
687 512 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 95.68% 93.77% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 615 453 647
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA