The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 206 211 217
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 15 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.29% 0.020% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.021% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 13
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4885 4846 5408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.77% 95.81% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4034 3904 4656
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Surrey region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Surrey

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 - 15 £42,500 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) QA
2 41 (97.62%) Degree
3 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (95.24%) C++
3 40 (95.24%) .NET
4 39 (92.86%) Java
4 39 (92.86%) C#
4 39 (92.86%) Mathematics
4 39 (92.86%) Test Automation
5 34 (80.95%) Computer Science
6 33 (78.57%) SQL
6 33 (78.57%) Finance
7 29 (69.05%) Test Strategy
8 23 (54.76%) Software Testing
9 22 (52.38%) OO
10 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
11 17 (40.48%) WinRunner
11 17 (40.48%) Selenium
12 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (26.19%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (26.19%) CSS
12 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
12 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
13 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
13 10 (23.81%) HTML
13 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
13 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Workflow
13 10 (23.81%) Validation
13 10 (23.81%) Workflow Management

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) WinRunner
1 17 (40.48%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (23.81%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (23.81%) NUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) HTML5
3 10 (23.81%) CSS3
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (92.86%) Mathematics
2 34 (80.95%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) iDTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 29 (69.05%) Test Strategy
4 23 (54.76%) Software Testing
5 22 (52.38%) OO
6 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 11 (26.19%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (23.81%) User Stories
7 10 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Workflow Management
7 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
7 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Workflow
7 10 (23.81%) Validation
8 7 (16.67%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.38%) RAD
10 1 (2.38%) Web Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) C++
2 39 (92.86%) Java
2 39 (92.86%) C#
3 33 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) Delphi
6 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago