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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 201 198 219
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.32% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 8
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 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
4407 4433 5072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.12% 95.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3631 3664 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 £38,000
% 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 20 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 20 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 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Guildford -2 3 £32,500 -13.33%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 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 37 (100.00%) QA
2 34 (91.89%) Selenium
3 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
4 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (72.97%) SQL
6 25 (67.57%) Java
7 21 (56.76%) WebDriver
8 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
8 20 (54.05%) C#
9 19 (51.35%) .NET
9 19 (51.35%) Workflow
10 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
10 17 (45.95%) Finance
10 17 (45.95%) Degree
11 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
11 16 (43.24%) WinRunner
12 15 (40.54%) Web Services
12 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
12 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
13 13 (35.14%) Load Testing
14 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
14 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
14 11 (29.73%) CSS
14 11 (29.73%) HTML
14 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
14 11 (29.73%) TestComplete
15 10 (27.03%) Financial Modelling
15 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
15 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (13.51%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.51%) JBoss
1 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (91.89%) Selenium
2 21 (56.76%) WebDriver
3 16 (43.24%) WinRunner
4 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
5 11 (29.73%) TestComplete
5 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (27.03%) NUnit
6 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
6 10 (27.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (24.32%) JIRA
7 9 (24.32%) JMeter
8 6 (16.22%) Maven
8 6 (16.22%) Ranorex
9 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
9 5 (13.51%) JUnit
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) HTML5
4 10 (27.03%) CSS3
5 9 (24.32%) LAMP
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.51%) J2EE
8 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
2 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Test Automation
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Workflow
4 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
5 13 (35.14%) Load Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.03%) Validation
7 10 (27.03%) Workflow Management
7 10 (27.03%) Code Coverage
7 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (27.03%) User Stories
8 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
8 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
10 6 (16.22%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 20 (54.05%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) C++
5 9 (24.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
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