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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 200 188 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 10 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 0.30% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,150 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,500 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
4255 4089 4966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.26% 94.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3567 3259 4233
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -10 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Leatherhead - 3 £50,000 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (84.62%) Selenium
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) JMeter
5 13 (50.00%) LAMP
5 13 (50.00%) Java
5 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (50.00%) PHP
5 13 (50.00%) Web Services
5 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (46.15%) JIRA
6 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (46.15%) Load Testing
6 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 12 (46.15%) MySQL
6 12 (46.15%) Workflow
7 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
8 9 (34.62%) C#
8 9 (34.62%) .NET
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (30.77%) Degree
10 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (26.92%) XML
10 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) JMeter
2 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (46.15%) JIRA
3 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) LAMP
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) XML
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Load Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Workflow
4 11 (42.31%) Software Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
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