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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
South East / Surrey
Rank 157 187 204
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 12
Median salary £50,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £35,000 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £66,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -

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
2563 3704 4299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.86% 97.19% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 3212 3611
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 £46,250 -
Staines - 1 £52,500 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (50.00%) Scrum
3 11 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) Ruby
6 8 (36.36%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
8 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
8 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) TDD
9 5 (22.73%) PHP
9 5 (22.73%) ISEB
9 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) Appium
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
10 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
10 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
10 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (18.18%) Back Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) Appium
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.09%) Calabash
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (4.55%) Ant
7 1 (4.55%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) jQuery
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) WCF
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) TDD
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Ruby
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft