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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 52 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.30% 3.20% 2.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.36% 40.91% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 18 16
Average salary £33,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.07% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
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
69 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 9.69% 7.82% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £16,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 25 November 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 45 (46.39%) Degree
2 41 (42.27%) XML
3 37 (38.14%) Finance
3 37 (38.14%) Selenium
4 28 (28.87%) SQL
5 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
7 24 (24.74%) .NET
7 24 (24.74%) C#
8 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
9 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
9 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
9 21 (21.65%) SOAP
9 21 (21.65%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (17.53%) Project Management
10 17 (17.53%) Java
10 17 (17.53%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (16.49%) Manual Testing
11 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (16.49%) Test Planning
12 15 (15.46%) Intranet
12 15 (15.46%) ISEB
13 13 (13.40%) Maven
13 13 (13.40%) MS Project
13 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
14 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
14 12 (12.37%) CSS
14 12 (12.37%) Web Services
14 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.37%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Project
1 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.25%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Intranet
2 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 7 (7.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
1 11 (11.34%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.22%) MySQL
3 4 (4.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Selenium
2 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (13.40%) Maven
4 12 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
5 11 (11.34%) SpecFlow
5 11 (11.34%) FitNesse
6 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.15%) YourKit
9 3 (3.09%) JIRA
9 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
9 3 (3.09%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.06%) JUnit
10 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.03%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.03%) WinRunner
11 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (38.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Software Engineer
3 19 (19.59%) Test Engineer
4 18 (18.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (17.53%) QA Analyst
6 16 (16.49%) Test Analyst
7 14 (14.43%) QA Test Analyst
7 14 (14.43%) Tester
8 12 (12.37%) QA Tester
9 10 (10.31%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (9.28%) QA Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) Junior
10 9 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (7.22%) Technical Architect
11 7 (7.22%) Graduate
11 7 (7.22%) Architect
12 6 (6.19%) Junior Software Engineer
12 6 (6.19%) Junior Test Engineer
13 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) XML
2 24 (24.74%) .NET
3 21 (21.65%) SOAP
4 12 (12.37%) HTML
4 12 (12.37%) CSS
4 12 (12.37%) Web Services
5 11 (11.34%) XSD
5 11 (11.34%) WSDL
6 10 (10.31%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.22%) Spring
8 7 (7.22%) Spring MVC
8 7 (7.22%) jQuery
8 7 (7.22%) Struts
8 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.12%) Lucene
9 4 (4.12%) Spring Integration
10 3 (3.09%) Middleware
11 2 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Computer Science
1 21 (21.65%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) SWIFT
4 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.22%) Open Source
6 5 (5.15%) PMI
7 3 (3.09%) User Experience
7 3 (3.09%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) CentOS
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
3 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
4 17 (17.53%) Project Management
5 16 (16.49%) Manual Testing
5 16 (16.49%) Test Planning
6 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.34%) Test Management
7 11 (11.34%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Change Management
9 9 (9.28%) Resource Management
9 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.22%) Load Testing
10 7 (7.22%) MVC
10 7 (7.22%) SOA
11 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.15%) Web Testing
12 5 (5.15%) UML
12 5 (5.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) SQL
2 24 (24.74%) C#
3 17 (17.53%) Java
4 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) VBA
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (46.39%) Degree
2 15 (15.46%) ISEB
3 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.09%) PhD
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) HP
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) BT
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Planview
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ANSON MCCADE
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