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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 5.58% 7.19% 3.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.57% 51.65% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 31
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
79 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 12.25% 13.91% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 61
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 26 (32.10%) Selenium
2 23 (28.40%) Java
3 20 (24.69%) Degree
4 19 (23.46%) HTML
5 18 (22.22%) Linux
5 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
6 16 (19.75%) XML
6 16 (19.75%) SQL
6 16 (19.75%) Finance
7 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
8 14 (17.28%) UNIX
8 14 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
9 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.05%) HTML5
9 13 (16.05%) Big Data
10 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (14.81%) Maven
10 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
11 11 (13.58%) Time Management
11 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.35%) Automated Testing
12 10 (12.35%) JUnit
12 10 (12.35%) SOA
13 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 9 (11.11%) Sahi
13 9 (11.11%) JProfiler

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) PaaS
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Skype
1 3 (3.70%) WebEx
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Selenium
2 12 (14.81%) Maven
2 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (12.35%) JUnit
4 9 (11.11%) Sahi
4 9 (11.11%) JProfiler
5 8 (9.88%) WebDriver
5 8 (9.88%) JIRA
6 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Behat
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.47%) JMeter
8 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.23%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Military
3 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Analyst
2 33 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 24 (29.63%) QA Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) QA Test Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Tester
5 8 (9.88%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) QA Leader
6 7 (8.64%) Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Software Tester
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (2.47%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) HTML
2 16 (19.75%) XML
3 13 (16.05%) HTML5
4 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.41%) SOAP
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.94%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (3.70%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.47%) REST
8 2 (2.47%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) RESTful
8 2 (2.47%) Web Services
8 2 (2.47%) Spring
8 2 (2.47%) CSS
9 1 (1.23%) Servlets
9 1 (1.23%) J2EE
9 1 (1.23%) Struts
9 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.23%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) UNIX
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) CentOS
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
3 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
4 14 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (13.58%) Test Strategy
5 11 (13.58%) Time Management
6 10 (12.35%) Automated Testing
6 10 (12.35%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Load Testing
8 8 (9.88%) BDD
8 8 (9.88%) Cyber Security
8 8 (9.88%) TDD
9 7 (8.64%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.64%) System Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.17%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.40%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) SQL
3 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.41%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) VBA
5 1 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) ISEB
5 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.47%) HNC
6 2 (2.47%) MBA
7 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) APMP
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Dell
5 1 (1.23%) Planview
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago