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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 7.02% 0.99% 9.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.87% 16.67% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 22
Average salary £50,000 £53,750 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -15.68%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
62 12 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 20.74% 5.94% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 58 10 39
Average salary £33,250 £43,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £23,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £58,250
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 21 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Reigate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (95.31%) Mathematics
2 58 (90.63%) C#
3 55 (85.94%) Degree
4 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (76.56%) OO
5 49 (76.56%) Computer Science
6 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
7 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
8 36 (56.25%) Visual Studio
8 36 (56.25%) NUnit
8 36 (56.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 36 (56.25%) User Stories
9 35 (54.69%) Finance
10 32 (50.00%) C++
11 31 (48.44%) .NET
12 29 (45.31%) SQL
13 25 (39.06%) Java
13 25 (39.06%) Test Automation
14 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 16 (25.00%) HTML
14 16 (25.00%) CSS
14 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 16 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
14 16 (25.00%) Test Strategy
14 16 (25.00%) HTML5
14 16 (25.00%) CSS3
15 15 (23.44%) Selenium
15 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (4.69%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 36 (56.25%) Visual Studio
1 36 (56.25%) NUnit
1 36 (56.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (23.44%) Selenium
3 15 (23.44%) WinRunner
4 6 (9.38%) Ranorex
4 6 (9.38%) TestComplete
4 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 28 (43.75%) Software Developer
3 26 (40.63%) Analyst
4 25 (39.06%) Tester
5 22 (34.38%) QA Analyst
6 17 (26.56%) Test Analyst
7 16 (25.00%) QA Tester
8 15 (23.44%) Automation Analyst
8 15 (23.44%) QA Automation Engineer
8 15 (23.44%) Automation Engineer
8 15 (23.44%) QA Engineer
9 7 (10.94%) Automated Test Analyst
9 7 (10.94%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
10 6 (9.38%) Test Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) .NET Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Consultant
10 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
11 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) .NET
2 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
2 16 (25.00%) HTML5
2 16 (25.00%) CSS3
3 12 (18.75%) Web Services
4 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (95.31%) Mathematics
2 49 (76.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (76.56%) OO
3 36 (56.25%) User Stories
4 25 (39.06%) Test Automation
5 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
5 16 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
7 13 (20.31%) Software Architecture
8 12 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Workflow
9 9 (14.06%) Validation
9 9 (14.06%) Workflow Management
9 9 (14.06%) RAD
9 9 (14.06%) Code Coverage
9 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.38%) Parallel Computing
11 6 (9.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) C#
2 32 (50.00%) C++
3 29 (45.31%) SQL
4 25 (39.06%) Java
5 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (85.94%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.69%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.69%) HP
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