The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 192 189 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 12 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.66% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.69% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 13
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.32% +4.28%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4259 4920 5027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.36% 95.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3554 4052 4069
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +3 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Selenium
4 9 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) TDD
9 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (22.22%) PHP
9 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) RSpec
10 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
10 3 (16.67%) Verint

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) RSpec
4 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) ODBC
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (5.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Scrum
1 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
1 3 (16.67%) Verint
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP