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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 5.56% 4.47% 4.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.63% 54.55% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 27
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
51 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.11% 8.19% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 40
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 47 (50.00%) Degree
2 41 (43.62%) XML
3 37 (39.36%) Finance
4 34 (36.17%) Selenium
5 26 (27.66%) Automated Testing
6 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (25.53%) Project Management
6 24 (25.53%) C#
6 24 (25.53%) .NET
7 22 (23.40%) Java
7 22 (23.40%) SQL
7 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
7 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
7 22 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
9 18 (19.15%) SOAP
10 17 (18.09%) MS Project
10 17 (18.09%) Intranet
11 16 (17.02%) Manual Testing
11 16 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (15.96%) Change Management
13 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
13 14 (14.89%) Resource Management
14 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
14 13 (13.83%) Test Planning
15 12 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (12.77%) SWIFT
15 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
15 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
15 12 (12.77%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.57%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) MS Project
2 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.64%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (9.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) Intranet
2 7 (7.45%) SAN
2 7 (7.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.45%) MySQL
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (36.17%) Selenium
2 16 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.70%) Maven
4 10 (10.64%) FitNesse
5 8 (8.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (7.45%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.38%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.32%) YourKit
9 4 (4.26%) WatiN
9 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.19%) TestDirector
10 3 (3.19%) JIRA
11 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.13%) JMeter
11 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Electronics
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) Software Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) Tester
3 17 (18.09%) Test Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) QA Tester
5 11 (11.70%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) QA Analyst
5 11 (11.70%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.57%) QA Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Junior
9 7 (7.45%) Architect
9 7 (7.45%) Technical Architect
10 6 (6.38%) Graduate
10 6 (6.38%) Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior Test Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.62%) XML
2 24 (25.53%) .NET
3 18 (19.15%) SOAP
4 12 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.45%) Spring MVC
5 7 (7.45%) jQuery
5 7 (7.45%) Spring
5 7 (7.45%) Hibernate
5 7 (7.45%) Struts
5 7 (7.45%) HTML
5 7 (7.45%) CSS
6 6 (6.38%) WSDL
6 6 (6.38%) Web Services
6 6 (6.38%) XSD
7 4 (4.26%) Lucene
7 4 (4.26%) Spring Integration
8 2 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
1 22 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.77%) SWIFT
3 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.51%) Open Source
6 7 (7.45%) PMI
7 3 (3.19%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) CentOS
2 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Automated Testing
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) Project Management
3 22 (23.40%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.02%) Manual Testing
5 15 (15.96%) Change Management
6 14 (14.89%) Resource Management
7 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.83%) Test Planning
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (8.51%) Web Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Load Testing
11 7 (7.45%) MVC
12 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.38%) Test Management
13 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) C#
2 22 (23.40%) Java
2 22 (23.40%) SQL
3 9 (9.57%) VBA
4 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) ISEB
3 7 (7.45%) PMI Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.19%) PhD
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) HP
3 3 (3.19%) BT
3 3 (3.19%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Planview
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