The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Surrey region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 179 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 7 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 25
Median salary £28,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
3038 3970 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 97.62% 97.52% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2616 3465 3912
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

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 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Woking +6 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Guildford +20 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Farnham - 1 £28,000 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Automotive
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

QA Tester 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat