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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 43 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.48% 6.17% 4.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% 45.56% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 33
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,400 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £56,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Surrey

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
77 90 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 16.42% 13.55% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 59
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 27 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.70%) Management Information System
2 23 (37.70%) Finance
3 18 (29.51%) MS Office
4 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) Business Continuity
5 16 (26.23%) Information Security
5 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (26.23%) ISO 9001
5 16 (26.23%) Back Office
5 16 (26.23%) Quality Management
5 16 (26.23%) ISO 14001
5 16 (26.23%) Information Security Management
5 16 (26.23%) Security Management
5 16 (26.23%) Business Continuity Management
5 16 (26.23%) Energy Management
5 16 (26.23%) ISO22301
5 16 (26.23%) Internal Audit
6 13 (21.31%) Java
7 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (18.03%) Change Control
8 11 (18.03%) SAP
8 11 (18.03%) Project Management
8 11 (18.03%) Selenium
9 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
9 9 (14.75%) Electronics
10 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.11%) Cybercrime

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 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Skype
1 2 (3.28%) WebEx
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Big Data
1 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (11.48%) DataStage
1 7 (11.48%) IBM InfoSphere
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle Exadata
1 7 (11.48%) QualityStage
2 2 (3.28%) GIS
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Selenium
2 7 (11.48%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.56%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) JUnit
4 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 2 (3.28%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Back Office
3 9 (14.75%) Electronics
3 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Graduate
2 16 (26.23%) Business Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) Graduate Business Consultant
2 16 (26.23%) Graduate Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Production Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 5 (8.20%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Java EE
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) CSS3
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) HTML5
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) RESTful
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Velocity
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.11%) Cybercrime
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Business Continuity
2 16 (26.23%) Business Continuity Management
2 16 (26.23%) Energy Management
2 16 (26.23%) Information Security
2 16 (26.23%) Information Security Management
2 16 (26.23%) Internal Audit
2 16 (26.23%) Quality Management
2 16 (26.23%) Security Management
3 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (18.03%) Change Control
4 11 (18.03%) Project Management
5 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (11.48%) Information Management
6 7 (11.48%) IT Governance
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) PRINCE
6 7 (11.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) Java
2 6 (9.84%) C#
3 5 (8.20%) Ruby
4 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) ISO 14001
1 16 (26.23%) ISO 9001
1 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (26.23%) ISO22301
2 7 (11.48%) COBIT
3 2 (3.28%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) KVM
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) SAP
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Rally
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
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