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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 199 214 202
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.18% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £16,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +157.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
4172 4711 4595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 94.84% 95.21% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 3866 3677
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
Epsom - 3 - -
Woking - 2 £36,000 -
Camberley - 1 £55,000 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £25,000 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) WatiN
7 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) Cucumber

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) WatiN
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) iDTV
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) VC++
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) CODA
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago