The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 208 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.24% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 35
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
4134 4510 5157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.55% 97.05% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 3744 4224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -5 1 £45,000 +12.50%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (84.62%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) Automation Testing
4 19 (73.08%) Selenium
5 17 (65.38%) Manual Testing
6 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (61.54%) SoapUI
6 16 (61.54%) JIRA
6 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 16 (61.54%) SQL
6 16 (61.54%) Web Testing
7 13 (50.00%) C#
8 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
12 4 (15.38%) Project Management
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (15.38%) SDLC
12 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
13 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
13 3 (11.54%) BDD
14 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
14 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
14 2 (7.69%) Ruby
14 2 (7.69%) TDD
14 2 (7.69%) NUnit

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) JIRA
2 16 (61.54%) SoapUI
2 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) NUnit
3 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Automation Testing
2 17 (65.38%) Manual Testing
3 16 (61.54%) Web Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
10 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) SDET
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP