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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 9.79% 2.74% 6.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.85% 18.18% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
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 Reigate region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
54 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 18.88% 15.07% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 39
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 29 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Reigate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (94.59%) Mathematics
2 69 (93.24%) Degree
3 67 (90.54%) C#
4 53 (71.62%) OO
5 52 (70.27%) Computer Science
6 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (67.57%) Microsoft
8 49 (66.22%) Finance
9 47 (63.51%) .NET
10 44 (59.46%) SQL
11 43 (58.11%) Test Automation
12 41 (55.41%) C++
13 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
14 34 (45.95%) Java
15 33 (44.59%) Test Strategy
16 31 (41.89%) User Stories
16 31 (41.89%) Rhino Mocks
16 31 (41.89%) Visual Studio
16 31 (41.89%) NUnit
17 26 (35.14%) WinRunner
17 26 (35.14%) Selenium
18 18 (24.32%) Financial Modelling
19 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (22.97%) HTML5
19 17 (22.97%) Software Testing
19 17 (22.97%) Unit Testing
19 17 (22.97%) CSS3
19 17 (22.97%) HTML
19 17 (22.97%) RAD
19 17 (22.97%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.05%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (41.89%) Visual Studio
1 31 (41.89%) NUnit
1 31 (41.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (35.14%) WinRunner
2 26 (35.14%) Selenium
3 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (16.22%) WebDriver
4 12 (16.22%) TestComplete
4 12 (16.22%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 49 (66.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Tester
2 42 (56.76%) Developer
3 40 (54.05%) Analyst
4 39 (52.70%) QA Analyst
5 28 (37.84%) QA Tester
6 27 (36.49%) QA Engineer
7 26 (35.14%) Test Analyst
7 26 (35.14%) Automation Analyst
7 26 (35.14%) QA Automation Engineer
7 26 (35.14%) Automation Engineer
8 22 (29.73%) Software Developer
9 13 (17.57%) Test Engineer
9 13 (17.57%) Consultant
9 13 (17.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 13 (17.57%) Automated Test Analyst
10 12 (16.22%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (16.22%) Automation Tester
10 12 (16.22%) .NET Consultant
10 12 (16.22%) Test Consultant
11 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (63.51%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) CSS
2 17 (22.97%) HTML
2 17 (22.97%) HTML5
2 17 (22.97%) CSS3
3 15 (20.27%) Web Services
4 12 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (94.59%) Mathematics
2 52 (70.27%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (71.62%) OO
2 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.11%) Test Automation
4 33 (44.59%) Test Strategy
5 31 (41.89%) User Stories
6 18 (24.32%) Financial Modelling
7 17 (22.97%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.97%) Unit Testing
7 17 (22.97%) RAD
8 16 (21.62%) Analytics
9 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Software Architecture
11 10 (13.51%) Workflow Management
11 10 (13.51%) Workflow
11 10 (13.51%) Validation
11 10 (13.51%) Code Coverage
11 10 (13.51%) Regression Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (90.54%) C#
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 41 (55.41%) C++
4 34 (45.95%) Java
5 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) Delphi
8 3 (4.05%) VB
8 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (93.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.05%) SAP