The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Reigate region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 16.87% 7.12% 4.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 36.36% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 22.49% 19.57% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 42
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Surrey

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 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Reigate

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (94.44%) Mathematics
2 67 (93.06%) Degree
3 66 (91.67%) C#
4 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (73.61%) Finance
6 51 (70.83%) .NET
6 51 (70.83%) OO
7 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 48 (66.67%) Test Automation
8 47 (65.28%) SQL
9 45 (62.50%) Computer Science
10 41 (56.94%) C++
11 38 (52.78%) Test Strategy
12 35 (48.61%) Java
13 30 (41.67%) WinRunner
13 30 (41.67%) Selenium
14 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
15 25 (34.72%) NUnit
15 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
15 25 (34.72%) Rhino Mocks
15 25 (34.72%) User Stories
16 21 (29.17%) RAD
17 20 (27.78%) Analytics
17 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (26.39%) Web Services
19 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
19 17 (23.61%) Financial Modelling
19 17 (23.61%) Software Testing
20 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
20 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) WinRunner
1 30 (41.67%) Selenium
2 25 (34.72%) NUnit
2 25 (34.72%) Visual Studio
2 25 (34.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (22.22%) TestComplete
3 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (22.22%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (73.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) Tester
2 45 (62.50%) Analyst
3 44 (61.11%) QA Analyst
4 37 (51.39%) Developer
5 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
5 31 (43.06%) QA Engineer
6 30 (41.67%) Automation Analyst
6 30 (41.67%) QA Automation Engineer
6 30 (41.67%) Automation Engineer
7 28 (38.89%) QA Tester
8 17 (23.61%) Test Engineer
8 17 (23.61%) Consultant
9 16 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (22.22%) .NET Consultant
9 16 (22.22%) Automation Tester
9 16 (22.22%) Test Consultant
9 16 (22.22%) Software Developer
10 14 (19.44%) QA Test Analyst
11 13 (18.06%) Automated Test Analyst
12 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (70.83%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) Web Services
3 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 16 (22.22%) CSS3
3 16 (22.22%) HTML5
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) CSS
4 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (94.44%) Mathematics
2 45 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 17 (23.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (70.83%) OO
3 48 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 38 (52.78%) Test Strategy
5 25 (34.72%) User Stories
6 21 (29.17%) RAD
7 20 (27.78%) Analytics
8 17 (23.61%) Financial Modelling
8 17 (23.61%) Software Testing
9 16 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
12 10 (13.89%) Workflow Management
12 10 (13.89%) Regression Testing
12 10 (13.89%) Validation
12 10 (13.89%) Workflow
12 10 (13.89%) Code Coverage
13 9 (12.50%) Software Architecture
14 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
15 3 (4.17%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 66 (91.67%) C#
2 47 (65.28%) SQL
3 41 (56.94%) C++
4 35 (48.61%) Java
5 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.94%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Delphi
7 3 (4.17%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (93.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) TOWER Software
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
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