The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.39% 4.35% 3.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 81.82% 42.11% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 23
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -
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
66 95 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 9.03% 10.34% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 57
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,087
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 38 (42.22%) XML
2 29 (32.22%) Selenium
3 28 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 24 (26.67%) Degree
5 24 (26.67%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) SQL
6 23 (25.56%) C#
7 22 (24.44%) Project Management
8 21 (23.33%) .NET
8 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 19 (21.11%) .NET Framework
11 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
12 16 (17.78%) HTML
12 16 (17.78%) Finance
12 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
13 13 (14.44%) Scrum
14 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
14 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
14 12 (13.33%) FitNesse
14 12 (13.33%) WatiN
14 12 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
15 11 (12.22%) Intranet

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.67%) MS Project Server
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.22%) MS Project
3 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Big Data
2 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Selenium
2 28 (31.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 12 (13.33%) WatiN
4 12 (13.33%) FitNesse
5 6 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (6.67%) JMeter
6 5 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.22%) Maven
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Tester
4 14 (15.56%) Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) QA Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) QA Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.78%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.78%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Lead Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
11 5 (5.56%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) XML
2 21 (23.33%) .NET
3 19 (21.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (17.78%) HTML
5 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 10 (11.11%) HTML5
6 6 (6.67%) JSON
7 4 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 1 (1.11%) Struts
8 1 (1.11%) Web Services
8 1 (1.11%) CSS
8 1 (1.11%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.11%) Lucene
8 1 (1.11%) Spring
8 1 (1.11%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.11%) WCF
8 1 (1.11%) WPF
8 1 (1.11%) jQuery
8 1 (1.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 12 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Open Source
4 5 (5.56%) PMI
4 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.44%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 22 (24.44%) Project Management
4 21 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 13 (14.44%) Scrum
8 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
8 12 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 10 (11.11%) Resource Management
9 10 (11.11%) Change Management
10 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.89%) Web Testing
10 8 (8.89%) TDD
10 8 (8.89%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.78%) Cyber Security
11 7 (7.78%) BDD
11 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) Java
1 24 (26.67%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) C#
3 7 (7.78%) PHP
4 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Dell
2 2 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago