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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
South East / Surrey
Rank 150 193 194
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.34% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 20
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £34,750 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £36,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

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
2586 3778 4418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 96.53% 97.15% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 3296 3706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Farnham - 3 £37,500 -
Redhill - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate - 1 £47,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £37,500 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical

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 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat