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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.25% 4.40% 3.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.24% 50.75% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 24
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £16,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
83 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 13.70% 8.68% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 48
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 18 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 39 (50.65%) Selenium
2 34 (44.16%) Degree
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.26%) Finance
5 29 (37.66%) SQL
6 27 (35.06%) XML
7 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
8 22 (28.57%) .NET
8 22 (28.57%) C#
9 21 (27.27%) Web Services
10 18 (23.38%) SOAP
11 16 (20.78%) ISEB
11 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
12 14 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
12 14 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (18.18%) Java
13 13 (16.88%) WebDriver
13 13 (16.88%) TestComplete
13 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
14 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.58%) HTML
14 12 (15.58%) CSS
14 12 (15.58%) XSD
14 12 (15.58%) WSDL
14 12 (15.58%) HP
14 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
15 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 11 (14.29%) FitNesse

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.19%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SAN
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 5 (6.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Selenium
2 14 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (16.88%) WebDriver
3 13 (16.88%) TestComplete
4 11 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 11 (14.29%) Maven
4 11 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.69%) WinRunner
5 9 (11.69%) Ranorex
6 7 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.79%) JUnit
8 5 (6.49%) YourKit
9 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.60%) EasyMock
10 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.60%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (2.60%) QALoad
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Analyst
2 28 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 25 (32.47%) QA Analyst
4 19 (24.68%) Test Engineer
5 16 (20.78%) Tester
5 16 (20.78%) QA Engineer
6 14 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) QA Automation Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (12.99%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (11.69%) Test Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) .NET Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Tester
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (9.09%) Architect
10 7 (9.09%) Technical Architect
11 6 (7.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) XML
2 22 (28.57%) .NET
3 21 (27.27%) Web Services
4 18 (23.38%) SOAP
5 12 (15.58%) HTML
5 12 (15.58%) CSS
5 12 (15.58%) XSD
5 12 (15.58%) WSDL
6 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.39%) Spring
8 7 (9.09%) Spring MVC
8 7 (9.09%) jQuery
8 7 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 7 (9.09%) Struts
9 4 (5.19%) Spring Integration
9 4 (5.19%) J2EE
9 4 (5.19%) Lucene
10 3 (3.90%) Middleware
11 1 (1.30%) JDBC
11 1 (1.30%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
3 9 (11.69%) Client/Server
4 7 (9.09%) Open Source
5 5 (6.49%) SWIFT
6 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) User Experience
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
3 14 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 13 (16.88%) Test Planning
5 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 11 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (14.29%) Test Management
7 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
8 9 (11.69%) RAD
8 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.69%) Analytics
9 8 (10.39%) Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) MVC
10 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.79%) Load Testing
12 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.49%) OOD
12 5 (6.49%) UML
12 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) SQL
2 22 (28.57%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) Java
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) ISEB
3 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) PhD
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) P3O
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) HP
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) Planview
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