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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 207 194 213
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 14 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.29% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 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 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
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
4536 4456 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.52% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3674 3630 4329
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -13 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Guildford +8 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Reigate -25 2 £42,500 -5.55%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (100.00%) QA
2 39 (84.78%) Selenium
3 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
5 32 (69.57%) SQL
6 29 (63.04%) Degree
7 28 (60.87%) .NET
7 28 (60.87%) C#
8 26 (56.52%) Java
9 23 (50.00%) Mathematics
9 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 23 (50.00%) WinRunner
10 21 (45.65%) Finance
10 21 (45.65%) WebDriver
11 19 (41.30%) Test Strategy
12 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
12 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
13 16 (34.78%) Workflow
14 15 (32.61%) Web Services
15 14 (30.43%) C++
15 14 (30.43%) TestComplete
15 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (28.26%) Analytics
16 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
17 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
17 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
18 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
18 11 (23.91%) HTML
18 11 (23.91%) SQL Server

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (84.78%) Selenium
2 23 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 21 (45.65%) WebDriver
4 14 (30.43%) TestComplete
5 12 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 10 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 10 (21.74%) NUnit
7 9 (19.57%) Ranorex
8 6 (13.04%) Maven
8 6 (13.04%) JMeter
8 6 (13.04%) JIRA
9 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
9 5 (10.87%) JUnit
10 1 (2.17%) Moq
10 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 10 (21.74%) HTML5
4 10 (21.74%) CSS3
4 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.04%) LAMP
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 1 (2.17%) XML
7 1 (2.17%) Qt
7 1 (2.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
3 14 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
5 5 (10.87%) Open Source
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 19 (41.30%) Test Strategy
4 16 (34.78%) Workflow
5 13 (28.26%) Analytics
6 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (23.91%) Performance Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Load Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 10 (21.74%) User Stories
8 10 (21.74%) OO
8 10 (21.74%) RAD
8 10 (21.74%) Code Coverage
8 10 (21.74%) Validation
8 10 (21.74%) Workflow Management
8 10 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 28 (60.87%) C#
3 26 (56.52%) Java
4 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 14 (30.43%) C++
6 6 (13.04%) PHP
7 4 (8.70%) Delphi
7 4 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss