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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.23% 6.29% 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.36% 69.35% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 32
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £69,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
55 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.16% 9.06% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 59 48
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (43.48%) XML
2 37 (40.22%) Degree
3 31 (33.70%) Selenium
4 29 (31.52%) Finance
5 28 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 27 (29.35%) Project Management
7 25 (27.17%) C#
8 24 (26.09%) Java
9 23 (25.00%) SQL
9 23 (25.00%) .NET
10 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
11 21 (22.83%) Test Automation
12 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
13 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
13 18 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (18.48%) MS Project
15 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
15 16 (17.39%) Intranet
15 16 (17.39%) .NET Framework
16 15 (16.30%) Change Management
17 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
17 14 (15.22%) Resource Management
17 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
18 13 (14.13%) Test Scripting
19 11 (11.96%) Scrum
19 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
19 11 (11.96%) SOAP
19 11 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.78%) MS Project Server
3 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Project
2 16 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.87%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
4 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (33.70%) Selenium
2 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.96%) FitNesse
4 10 (10.87%) WatiN
5 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (6.52%) JIRA
7 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.43%) JMeter
8 4 (4.35%) Maven
8 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.26%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (31.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
2 20 (21.74%) Tester
3 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) QA Tester
4 12 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) QA Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Junior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Junior
9 6 (6.52%) Graduate
9 6 (6.52%) Junior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) QA Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.48%) XML
2 23 (25.00%) .NET
3 16 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 11 (11.96%) SOAP
5 10 (10.87%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (5.43%) JSON
6 5 (5.43%) HTML
7 4 (4.35%) HTML5
7 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.17%) Web Services
9 1 (1.09%) XSD
9 1 (1.09%) WSDL
9 1 (1.09%) WCF
9 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Computer Science
1 18 (19.57%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.87%) Open Source
3 10 (10.87%) SWIFT
4 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.61%) PMI
6 3 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
1 3 (3.26%) CentOS
1 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Automated Testing
2 27 (29.35%) Project Management
3 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
4 21 (22.83%) Test Automation
5 15 (16.30%) Change Management
6 14 (15.22%) Resource Management
6 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
7 13 (14.13%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.96%) Scrum
8 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.96%) Test Planning
9 10 (10.87%) Load Testing
10 8 (8.70%) Web Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.35%) DevOps
13 3 (3.26%) Dependency Management
13 3 (3.26%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) C#
2 24 (26.09%) Java
3 23 (25.00%) SQL
4 9 (9.78%) VBA
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (40.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.17%) VCP4
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) BT
2 3 (3.26%) VMware
3 2 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) Planview
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