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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 5.47% 5.40% 5.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.70% 65.38% 58.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
101 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 18.43% 8.25% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 87 43 54
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 £31,898 £33,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Guildford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 31 (46.97%) Selenium
2 26 (39.39%) SOA
3 25 (37.88%) JUnit
3 25 (37.88%) JProfiler
4 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
5 18 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 17 (25.76%) Finance
7 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (22.73%) SQL
8 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
10 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 10 (15.15%) .NET
11 10 (15.15%) Java
11 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
12 9 (13.64%) C#
12 9 (13.64%) ISEB
12 9 (13.64%) Project Management
12 9 (13.64%) Windows
12 9 (13.64%) Scrum
13 8 (12.12%) Web Services
13 8 (12.12%) Time Management
13 8 (12.12%) TDD
13 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Software Architecture
14 7 (10.61%) MVVM
14 7 (10.61%) Parallel Computing
14 7 (10.61%) SOLID

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Selenium
2 25 (37.88%) JProfiler
2 25 (37.88%) JUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Sahi
4 3 (4.55%) Maven
4 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Analyst
2 30 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 25 (37.88%) QA Analyst
3 25 (37.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 19 (28.79%) Lead Test Analyst
4 19 (28.79%) Test Leader
5 17 (25.76%) Automation Analyst
5 17 (25.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 16 (24.24%) QA Test Analyst
7 11 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
7 11 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
8 8 (12.12%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Developer
8 8 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) QA Leader
8 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Software Tester
8 8 (12.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) Web Services
3 7 (10.61%) WCF
3 7 (10.61%) WPF
3 7 (10.61%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) Java EE
5 2 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.52%) JSON
6 1 (1.52%) RESTful
6 1 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Cybercrime
3 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) SOA
2 18 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Test Scripting
5 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 9 (13.64%) Scrum
7 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 8 (12.12%) Software Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 8 (12.12%) Time Management
8 7 (10.61%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) MVVM
8 7 (10.61%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) Parallel Computing
8 7 (10.61%) SOLID
8 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
2 15 (22.73%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) ISEB
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Rally
3 1 (1.52%) VMware
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