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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 196 192 220
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 16 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 7
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
4420 4475 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.07% 95.05% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3702 4281
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Leatherhead -7 10 £50,000 +42.85%
Guildford -5 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) QA
2 33 (91.67%) Selenium
3 29 (80.56%) Test Automation
4 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (72.22%) SQL
6 25 (69.44%) Java
7 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
8 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
9 19 (52.78%) Workflow
10 18 (50.00%) C#
11 17 (47.22%) .NET
12 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
13 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
13 15 (41.67%) Web Services
13 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
13 15 (41.67%) Finance
13 15 (41.67%) Degree
14 14 (38.89%) Mathematics
14 14 (38.89%) WinRunner
14 14 (38.89%) Load Testing
15 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
16 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
16 10 (27.78%) TestComplete
16 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (27.78%) JMeter
16 10 (27.78%) LAMP
16 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
16 10 (27.78%) Computer Science

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.89%) JBoss
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) MySQL
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (91.67%) Selenium
2 21 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 14 (38.89%) WinRunner
5 10 (27.78%) JMeter
5 10 (27.78%) TestComplete
5 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (27.78%) JIRA
6 9 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (25.00%) NUnit
7 6 (16.67%) Maven
8 5 (13.89%) JUnit
8 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
8 5 (13.89%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
3 10 (27.78%) LAMP
3 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) HTML5
4 9 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (13.89%) J2EE
5 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Mathematics
2 10 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Test Automation
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Workflow
4 15 (41.67%) Test Strategy
5 14 (38.89%) Load Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
8 9 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (25.00%) User Stories
8 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Validation
8 9 (25.00%) Workflow Management
8 9 (25.00%) Code Coverage
8 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.89%) OO
9 5 (13.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 25 (69.44%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) PHP
6 9 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
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