The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 200 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 17 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.37% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 10
Average salary £32,000 £17,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.23% -67.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £16,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
QA Tester
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
4417 4429 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.09% 95.00% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3640 3666 4351
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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 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 21 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
Guildford +1 10 £32,000 +82.85%
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £30,500 -
Esher - 1 £30,000 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (81.82%) Degree
3 24 (72.73%) Finance
4 22 (66.67%) C#
5 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (60.61%) .NET
5 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
6 18 (54.55%) C++
7 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
8 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
8 16 (48.48%) Java
8 16 (48.48%) SQL
9 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
10 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 11 (33.33%) Selenium
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
11 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
12 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (27.27%) HTML5
12 9 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
12 9 (27.27%) User Stories
12 9 (27.27%) CSS3
12 9 (27.27%) NUnit
12 9 (27.27%) Workflow Management
12 9 (27.27%) Validation
12 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
12 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (27.27%) NUnit
2 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 9 (27.27%) WinRunner
3 3 (9.09%) InstallShield
4 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 9 (27.27%) CSS3
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 8 (24.24%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
3 8 (24.24%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (60.61%) Test Automation
2 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Strategy
5 9 (27.27%) Financial Modelling
5 9 (27.27%) User Stories
5 9 (27.27%) Workflow Management
5 9 (27.27%) Validation
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Workflow
5 9 (27.27%) Code Coverage
6 7 (21.21%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Perl
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
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