The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing QA 215 194 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.36% 4.01% 5.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.43% 40.00% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 197 161 220
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
QA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
495 485 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.04% 10.03% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 431 360 516
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Surrey region.

QA Salary Trend in Surrey

QA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Surrey

QA
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 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 +18 47 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Reigate +2 28 £50,000 +11.11%
Leatherhead -13 20 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Dorking -9 12 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Woking -1 10 £29,250 -10.00% 2
Redhill -17 7 £52,500 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 -
Weybridge - 5 £35,750 -
Staines +13 3 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Thames Ditton - 3 £47,500 - 1
Camberley +4 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Epsom -3 2 £60,000 +3.89% 2
Cobham - 2 £31,500 -
Chertsey -12 1 £30,000 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 195 (44.52%) Degree
2 179 (40.87%) Finance
3 163 (37.21%) SQL
4 143 (32.65%) C#
5 140 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (29.68%) Java
7 114 (26.03%) Microsoft
8 111 (25.34%) Selenium
9 107 (24.43%) .NET
10 103 (23.52%) Mathematics
11 101 (23.06%) Test Automation
12 90 (20.55%) JavaScript
13 89 (20.32%) OO
14 84 (19.18%) Software Testing
15 83 (18.95%) SQL Server
16 82 (18.72%) C++
17 81 (18.49%) Computer Science
18 77 (17.58%) Software Engineering
19 75 (17.12%) Test Strategy
19 75 (17.12%) XML
20 66 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
21 62 (14.16%) Web Services
22 61 (13.93%) CSS
23 56 (12.79%) HTML
24 55 (12.56%) PHP
25 51 (11.64%) Visual Studio
26 50 (11.42%) Project Management
27 49 (11.19%) ISEB
27 49 (11.19%) WebDriver
28 47 (10.73%) Test Scripting

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.11%) SAS
2 14 (3.20%) IIS
3 10 (2.28%) Node.js
4 6 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.37%) ColdFusion
5 5 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.14%) Apache
5 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.91%) CMS
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.68%) Confluence
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.46%) eRoom
9 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.05%) MS Office
3 7 (1.60%) MS Project
4 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.46%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.23%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Magento
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.51%) Internet
2 9 (2.05%) SAN
3 7 (1.60%) Intranet
3 7 (1.60%) HTTP
4 3 (0.68%) VPN
5 2 (0.46%) Broadband
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
5 2 (0.46%) VLAN
6 1 (0.23%) LDAP
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) DVB
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.90%) MySQL
3 16 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.28%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.05%) Base SAS
5 9 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.83%) Big Data
6 8 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.46%) Ingres
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.46%) HBase
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 111 (25.34%) Selenium
2 51 (11.64%) Visual Studio
3 49 (11.19%) WebDriver
4 45 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (8.22%) Jenkins
6 32 (7.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 31 (7.08%) NUnit
7 31 (7.08%) Rhino Mocks
8 29 (6.62%) WinRunner
8 29 (6.62%) TestComplete
9 26 (5.94%) JIRA
10 19 (4.34%) Subversion
11 16 (3.65%) Maven
12 15 (3.42%) JMeter
13 13 (2.97%) FitNesse
13 13 (2.97%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.74%) Ranorex
14 12 (2.74%) SpecFlow
14 12 (2.74%) InstallShield
14 12 (2.74%) JUnit
General
1 179 (40.87%) Finance
2 11 (2.51%) Front Office
2 11 (2.51%) Back Office
2 11 (2.51%) Marketing
3 9 (2.05%) Retail
4 5 (1.14%) Publishing
5 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.68%) French Language
6 3 (0.68%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
7 2 (0.46%) Billing
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 171 (39.04%) Analyst
2 115 (26.26%) Developer
3 89 (20.32%) QA Analyst
4 72 (16.44%) Test Analyst
5 65 (14.84%) Tester
6 49 (11.19%) QA Engineer
7 43 (9.82%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.82%) Automation Analyst
8 41 (9.36%) Consultant
9 38 (8.68%) Automation Engineer
10 37 (8.45%) QA Automation Engineer
11 36 (8.22%) QA Tester
12 35 (7.99%) Senior Developer
13 32 (7.31%) Business Analyst
14 31 (7.08%) Software Engineer
14 31 (7.08%) QA Test Analyst
15 30 (6.85%) Test Engineer
16 22 (5.02%) QA Manager
16 22 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
17 20 (4.57%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (24.43%) .NET
2 75 (17.12%) XML
3 62 (14.16%) Web Services
4 61 (13.93%) CSS
5 56 (12.79%) HTML
6 27 (6.16%) HTML5
7 26 (5.94%) CSS3
8 23 (5.25%) SOAP
9 22 (5.02%) Spring
9 22 (5.02%) jQuery
10 21 (4.79%) Hibernate
11 19 (4.34%) .NET Framework
12 18 (4.11%) LAMP
13 15 (3.42%) XSD
14 13 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.51%) WSDL
16 10 (2.28%) J2EE
17 9 (2.05%) ODBC
18 8 (1.83%) STL
18 8 (1.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 103 (23.52%) Mathematics
2 81 (18.49%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.74%) Open Source
5 12 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.60%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.14%) Social Media
8 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.14%) Statistics
9 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.46%) Blog
9 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.46%) EFT
9 2 (0.46%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.23%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.99%) Windows
2 30 (6.85%) Linux
3 18 (4.11%) UNIX
4 7 (1.60%) Android
5 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (23.06%) Test Automation
3 89 (20.32%) OO
4 84 (19.18%) Software Testing
5 77 (17.58%) Software Engineering
6 75 (17.12%) Test Strategy
7 66 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 50 (11.42%) Project Management
9 47 (10.73%) Test Scripting
10 46 (10.50%) User Stories
11 41 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (8.90%) Automated Testing
12 39 (8.90%) Workflow
13 28 (6.39%) Performance Testing
14 27 (6.16%) Time Management
14 27 (6.16%) Risk Management
15 25 (5.71%) Software Architecture
16 24 (5.48%) Validation
16 24 (5.48%) Scrum
17 23 (5.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (37.21%) SQL
2 143 (32.65%) C#
3 130 (29.68%) Java
4 90 (20.55%) JavaScript
5 82 (18.72%) C++
6 55 (12.56%) PHP
7 41 (9.36%) Python
8 18 (4.11%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.88%) Perl
10 16 (3.65%) Delphi
10 16 (3.65%) Ruby
11 14 (3.20%) VB
12 11 (2.51%) C
13 7 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.37%) PHP5
15 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.46%) R
17 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.23%) XQuery
17 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 195 (44.52%) Degree
2 49 (11.19%) ISEB
3 34 (7.76%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.34%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.68%) PhD
7 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) MCSA
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.97%) Solvency II
2 10 (2.28%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.46%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) NFS
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.05%) Puppet
3 8 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 114 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.13%) Oracle
3 23 (5.25%) SunGard
4 16 (3.65%) HP
5 12 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.74%) SAP
5 12 (2.74%) VMware
6 8 (1.83%) Zend
6 8 (1.83%) JBoss
7 7 (1.60%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.91%) Adobe
8 4 (0.91%) CA
9 3 (0.68%) Empirix
9 3 (0.68%) Retek
9 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.68%) Google
9 3 (0.68%) Altova
10 2 (0.46%) Riverbed
10 2 (0.46%) Planview
10 2 (0.46%) CheckPoint
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Creative Personnel
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey (KT22)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 12 days ago