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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 2.60% 9.96% 2.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 52.83% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 5
Average salary £80,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
16 53 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 5.95% 18.86% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 26
Average salary £36,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £24,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Reigate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) Finance
2 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 17 (56.67%) TOWER Software
3 14 (46.67%) Financial Modelling
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (46.67%) Mathematics
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) OO
5 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (30.00%) HTML5
7 9 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (30.00%) CSS3
7 9 (30.00%) NUnit
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) User Stories
8 8 (26.67%) Software Architecture
8 8 (26.67%) C++
8 8 (26.67%) Workflow
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (30.00%) NUnit
4 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 23 (76.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 5 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML5
1 9 (30.00%) CSS3
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Mathematics
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (46.67%) Financial Modelling
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (43.33%) OO
3 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 8 (26.67%) Software Architecture
5 8 (26.67%) Workflow
6 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Management
7 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) HND
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) TOWER Software
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) HP