The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 4.57% 2.53% 1.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.30% 29.73% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 12
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £24,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
94 74 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 11.94% 8.51% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 25
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,075 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Surrey

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 25 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (45.33%) Degree
2 33 (44.00%) Selenium
3 31 (41.33%) Finance
3 31 (41.33%) SQL
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.67%) Web Services
6 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
7 21 (28.00%) WebDriver
7 21 (28.00%) TestComplete
7 21 (28.00%) .NET
7 21 (28.00%) C#
8 19 (25.33%) OO
9 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
9 17 (22.67%) Analytics
9 17 (22.67%) Ranorex
9 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
9 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (22.67%) WinRunner
9 17 (22.67%) Client/Server
9 17 (22.67%) RAD
9 17 (22.67%) Mathematics
10 15 (20.00%) Java
11 14 (18.67%) Maven
12 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (16.00%) CSS
13 11 (14.67%) XML
13 11 (14.67%) HTML
13 11 (14.67%) ISEB
13 11 (14.67%) Spring

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.67%) MS Project
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Intranet
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 6 (8.00%) SAN
3 3 (4.00%) Extranet
4 1 (1.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Selenium
2 21 (28.00%) TestComplete
2 21 (28.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (22.67%) WinRunner
3 17 (22.67%) Ranorex
4 14 (18.67%) Maven
5 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 9 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (9.33%) JUnit
8 6 (8.00%) YourKit
9 5 (6.67%) SpecFlow
9 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.67%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.67%) FitNesse
10 4 (5.33%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
11 3 (4.00%) Axure RP
11 3 (4.00%) jMock
11 3 (4.00%) EasyMock
11 3 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Marketing
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Analyst
2 28 (37.33%) Test Analyst
3 23 (30.67%) QA Analyst
4 22 (29.33%) Test Engineer
4 22 (29.33%) QA Engineer
5 18 (24.00%) Tester
5 18 (24.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 18 (24.00%) Automation Engineer
6 17 (22.67%) Automation Tester
6 17 (22.67%) Automation Analyst
6 17 (22.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (22.67%) Consultant
6 17 (22.67%) .NET Consultant
6 17 (22.67%) Test Consultant
7 10 (13.33%) Architect
8 8 (10.67%) Technical Architect
9 6 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) Java Architect
10 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) Web Services
2 21 (28.00%) .NET
3 17 (22.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (16.00%) CSS
5 11 (14.67%) XML
5 11 (14.67%) HTML
5 11 (14.67%) Spring
6 8 (10.67%) SOAP
6 8 (10.67%) J2EE
7 6 (8.00%) XSD
7 6 (8.00%) Struts
7 6 (8.00%) WSDL
7 6 (8.00%) Spring MVC
7 6 (8.00%) jQuery
7 6 (8.00%) Spring Integration
7 6 (8.00%) Lucene
8 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.00%) Middleware
10 1 (1.33%) Ajax
10 1 (1.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Client/Server
1 17 (22.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.67%) Open Source
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) Test Automation
3 19 (25.33%) OO
4 17 (22.67%) RAD
4 17 (22.67%) Test Strategy
4 17 (22.67%) Analytics
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.00%) MVC
9 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.67%) Use Case
10 5 (6.67%) Test Management
10 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.67%) UML
10 5 (6.67%) OOD
11 4 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 21 (28.00%) C#
3 15 (20.00%) Java
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (45.33%) Degree
2 11 (14.67%) ISEB
2 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.67%) P3O
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (5.33%) JBoss
5 3 (4.00%) Adobe
5 3 (4.00%) Sony
5 3 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) Planview
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
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