The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 8.08% 2.46% 11.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.26% 31.58% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 39
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -36.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Reigate region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
61 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 18.26% 7.79% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 18 47
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

QA
Salary Trend in Reigate

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Reigate region.

QA Salary Trend in Reigate

QA
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Reigate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 42 (80.77%) Degree
2 41 (78.85%) Mathematics
3 39 (75.00%) C#
4 37 (71.15%) OO
4 37 (71.15%) Computer Science
5 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
6 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (59.62%) User Stories
7 31 (59.62%) Visual Studio
7 31 (59.62%) NUnit
7 31 (59.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 21 (40.38%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) C++
11 14 (26.92%) TOWER Software
12 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
13 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
13 10 (19.23%) Java
13 10 (19.23%) .NET
14 9 (17.31%) Software Architecture
14 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
15 8 (15.38%) SQL
16 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
16 7 (13.46%) CSS
16 7 (13.46%) HTML
16 7 (13.46%) HTML5
16 7 (13.46%) CSS3
16 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
16 7 (13.46%) Financial Modelling

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reigate 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 31 (59.62%) Visual Studio
1 31 (59.62%) NUnit
1 31 (59.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) WinRunner
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Software Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Operations Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Applications Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.77%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) HTML5
2 7 (13.46%) CSS3
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (78.85%) Mathematics
2 37 (71.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) OO
2 35 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (59.62%) User Stories
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Software Architecture
7 7 (13.46%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Test Management
9 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Service Management
10 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) C++
3 10 (19.23%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (80.77%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Solvency II
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) TOWER Software
3 5 (9.62%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook