The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 28 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.69% 5.78% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.74% 31.48% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 31
Median salary £40,750 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,772 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
53 108 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 17.73% 18.37% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 96 56
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,300 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

QA
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Guildford region.

QA Salary Trend in Guildford

QA
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for QA.

1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Maven
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Games
7 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (13.33%) PHP
8 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 4 (13.33%) XML
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) OOP
8 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Ant
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) NeoLoad
7 1 (3.33%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) TestNG
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Junior
3 6 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Developer in Test
4 4 (13.33%) QA Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Manager
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) CSS3
3 3 (10.00%) HTML5
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) RequireJS
4 2 (6.67%) Sass
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) lodash
5 1 (3.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.00%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) PHP 5
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Ariba
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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