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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 189 187 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 14 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.36% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -32.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
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
3768 4315 4132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.16% 98.25% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 3609 3276
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram 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 5 February 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
(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
Woking +1 1 £35,000 +34.61%
Guildford -1 1 £45,000 +40.62% 1
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (67.86%) ISEB
3 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
6 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
7 10 (35.71%) Selenium
7 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
10 7 (25.00%) JIRA
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
11 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
11 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
12 5 (17.86%) Banking
12 5 (17.86%) Retail
13 4 (14.29%) TDD
13 4 (14.29%) BASE24
13 4 (14.29%) Tuxedo
13 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) Tuxedo
2 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) BASE24
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
1 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) RESTful
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Contactless
1 4 (14.29%) EMV
1 4 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Test Management
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) ISEB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 9 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) CyberSource
2 4 (14.29%) DataCash
2 4 (14.29%) Elavon
2 4 (14.29%) Ingenico
2 4 (14.29%) Sage
2 4 (14.29%) TSYS
2 4 (14.29%) VeriFone
2 4 (14.29%) VocaLink
2 4 (14.29%) WorldPay
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) CODA
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago