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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 200 199 217
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
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
4784 4680 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.47% 95.55% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3938 3742 4528
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Reigate -18 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Guildford +12 4 £45,000 -
Leatherhead -22 3 £50,000 +42.85%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (100.00%) QA
2 43 (86.00%) Selenium
3 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (76.00%) Degree
4 38 (76.00%) Test Automation
5 35 (70.00%) SQL
6 33 (66.00%) .NET
6 33 (66.00%) C#
7 30 (60.00%) Mathematics
7 30 (60.00%) WinRunner
7 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
8 26 (52.00%) Java
9 25 (50.00%) Finance
10 23 (46.00%) Test Strategy
11 22 (44.00%) WebDriver
12 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (40.00%) Analytics
13 18 (36.00%) TestComplete
14 17 (34.00%) C++
14 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
15 16 (32.00%) Web Services
16 14 (28.00%) OO
16 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
16 14 (28.00%) RAD
16 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
17 13 (26.00%) Ranorex
17 13 (26.00%) Performance Testing
17 13 (26.00%) Workflow
17 13 (26.00%) Client/Server
18 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (86.00%) Selenium
2 30 (60.00%) WinRunner
3 22 (44.00%) WebDriver
4 18 (36.00%) TestComplete
5 13 (26.00%) Ranorex
6 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 10 (20.00%) NUnit
7 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (14.00%) JUnit
9 6 (12.00%) Maven
10 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 3 (6.00%) JMeter
11 3 (6.00%) JIRA
12 2 (4.00%) EasyMock
12 2 (4.00%) jMock
12 2 (4.00%) QALoad
12 2 (4.00%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (66.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) Web Services
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (22.00%) CSS
4 11 (22.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.00%) CSS3
5 10 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
7 3 (6.00%) LAMP
8 1 (2.00%) XML
8 1 (2.00%) WPF
8 1 (2.00%) LINQ
8 1 (2.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (26.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (76.00%) Test Automation
3 23 (46.00%) Test Strategy
4 20 (40.00%) Analytics
5 14 (28.00%) OO
5 14 (28.00%) RAD
6 13 (26.00%) Performance Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Workflow
7 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.00%) Regression Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Financial Modelling
9 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (20.00%) User Stories
9 10 (20.00%) Code Coverage
9 10 (20.00%) Validation
9 10 (20.00%) Workflow Management
9 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Load Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 33 (66.00%) C#
3 26 (52.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) C++
5 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Delphi
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
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