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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 49 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.96% 3.41% 3.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.22% 31.96% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 28 16
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,350 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
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
74 97 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 10.51% 10.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 64 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
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 26 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 33 (36.67%) XML
2 32 (35.56%) Selenium
3 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (33.33%) Java
4 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 23 (25.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (25.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (24.44%) SQL
8 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 18 (20.00%) C#
9 18 (20.00%) Project Management
9 18 (20.00%) Degree
10 17 (18.89%) HTML
11 16 (17.78%) .NET
11 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
12 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
13 14 (15.56%) Scrum
13 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
14 13 (14.44%) Linux
14 13 (14.44%) Automation Testing
15 12 (13.33%) WatiN
15 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
15 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
15 12 (13.33%) FitNesse
16 10 (11.11%) Finance
16 10 (11.11%) UNIX
16 10 (11.11%) HTML5

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Project
3 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (35.56%) Selenium
2 23 (25.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 12 (13.33%) FitNesse
4 12 (13.33%) WatiN
5 6 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.67%) JIRA
5 6 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (6.67%) JMeter
6 5 (5.56%) JUnit
6 5 (5.56%) JProfiler
6 5 (5.56%) Sahi
7 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.22%) Maven
8 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.11%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Military
3 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 27 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Tester
4 14 (15.56%) Developer
5 12 (13.33%) QA Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) QA Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Software Tester
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Software Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.67%) Lead Tester
10 5 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.44%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) XML
2 17 (18.89%) HTML
3 16 (17.78%) .NET
4 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
5 10 (11.11%) HTML5
5 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.78%) JSON
7 4 (4.44%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) Spring
9 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (2.22%) CSS
9 2 (2.22%) jQuery
9 2 (2.22%) REST
10 1 (1.11%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.11%) OSGi
10 1 (1.11%) Servlets
10 1 (1.11%) J2EE
10 1 (1.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) PMI
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
2 10 (11.11%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 23 (25.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (20.00%) Project Management
6 16 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (15.56%) Scrum
9 13 (14.44%) Automation Testing
10 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
11 9 (10.00%) TDD
11 9 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.89%) BDD
12 8 (8.89%) Test Planning
12 8 (8.89%) Cyber Security
12 8 (8.89%) Integration Testing
13 7 (7.78%) System Testing
13 7 (7.78%) Time Management
13 7 (7.78%) Open Source
14 6 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) SQL
3 18 (20.00%) C#
4 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.78%) PHP
5 3 (3.33%) VBA
5 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) Ruby
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MBA
5 2 (2.22%) HNC
5 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle
2 2 (2.22%) Dell
2 2 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (1.11%) SAP
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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