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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 197 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.19% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £32,500 £17,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.17% -67.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £16,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
4527 4506 5038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.23% 95.45% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3672 4333
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 +10 6 £32,000 +82.85% 1
Reigate - 3 £42,500 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (91.18%) Degree
3 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (88.24%) .NET
4 29 (85.29%) C#
5 28 (82.35%) Finance
6 27 (79.41%) Mathematics
6 27 (79.41%) C++
6 27 (79.41%) Java
6 27 (79.41%) Test Automation
7 24 (70.59%) SQL
7 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
8 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
9 16 (47.06%) Selenium
10 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
11 14 (41.18%) WinRunner
12 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
12 13 (38.24%) OO
13 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
13 11 (32.35%) Financial Modelling
14 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
14 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
14 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (29.41%) CSS3
14 10 (29.41%) HTML5
14 10 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (29.41%) User Stories
14 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
14 10 (29.41%) CSS

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 14 (41.18%) WinRunner
3 10 (29.41%) NUnit
3 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (29.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) HTML5
2 10 (29.41%) CSS3
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Mathematics
2 24 (70.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Test Automation
3 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 13 (38.24%) Software Testing
4 13 (38.24%) OO
5 11 (32.35%) Financial Modelling
6 10 (29.41%) User Stories
6 10 (29.41%) Workflow Management
6 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (29.41%) Code Coverage
6 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Workflow
6 10 (29.41%) Validation
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.94%) System Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 27 (79.41%) C++
2 27 (79.41%) Java
3 24 (70.59%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago