The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 203 186 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 3.98% 3.68% 4.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.12% 35.63% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 181 151 207
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 £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,350 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
482 522 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 9.45% 10.32% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 412 384 537
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Reigate -4 42 £50,000 - 1
Guildford +13 35 £36,750 -10.36% 7
Woking +8 19 £42,500 +9.67% 2
Leatherhead -29 14 £57,500 +31.42% 3
Dorking -6 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 -
Chertsey -16 3 £37,500 -
Redhill -26 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Cobham - 3 £31,500 -
Epsom -5 2 £60,000 +3.89%
Weybridge - 2 £30,000 -
Staines +9 1 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 1 £31,500 +40.00%
Thames Ditton - 1 £29,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 210 (47.51%) Degree
2 191 (43.21%) Finance
3 165 (37.33%) SQL
4 149 (33.71%) C#
5 142 (32.13%) Java
6 137 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (27.83%) .NET
8 116 (26.24%) Mathematics
9 110 (24.89%) Microsoft
10 107 (24.21%) Test Automation
11 103 (23.30%) OO
12 97 (21.95%) C++
13 94 (21.27%) Selenium
14 93 (21.04%) Software Engineering
15 82 (18.55%) SQL Server
16 81 (18.33%) Test Strategy
17 79 (17.87%) Computer Science
17 79 (17.87%) Software Testing
18 75 (16.97%) JavaScript
19 67 (15.16%) XML
20 61 (13.80%) CSS
21 53 (11.99%) Web Services
22 51 (11.54%) HTML
23 49 (11.09%) User Acceptance Testing
23 49 (11.09%) Oracle
24 46 (10.41%) Visual Studio
24 46 (10.41%) Project Management
25 44 (9.95%) PHP
26 42 (9.50%) User Stories
27 41 (9.28%) ISEB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (5.43%) IIS
2 18 (4.07%) SAS
3 9 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.81%) Node.js
5 7 (1.58%) Apache
5 7 (1.58%) ColdFusion
6 5 (1.13%) CMS
6 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.68%) Confluence
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) eRoom
8 2 (0.45%) FileNet
9 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.58%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.58%) MS Office
3 6 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
5 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (1.81%) Magento
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.49%) Internet
2 9 (2.04%) Intranet
3 8 (1.81%) SAN
4 6 (1.36%) HTTP
5 3 (0.68%) VPN
5 3 (0.68%) Extranet
6 2 (0.45%) VLAN
6 2 (0.45%) Broadband
6 2 (0.45%) WAN
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) VoIP
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) DVB
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.14%) MySQL
3 16 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.81%) Base SAS
7 7 (1.58%) Big Data
8 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.45%) Ingres
10 2 (0.45%) HBase
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.23%) MS Access
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 94 (21.27%) Selenium
2 46 (10.41%) Visual Studio
3 39 (8.82%) WebDriver
4 36 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (7.47%) TestComplete
5 33 (7.47%) WinRunner
6 29 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (6.11%) Jenkins
8 24 (5.43%) NUnit
8 24 (5.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (5.20%) JIRA
9 23 (5.20%) Subversion
10 19 (4.30%) Maven
11 16 (3.62%) Ranorex
12 14 (3.17%) JMeter
13 13 (2.94%) JUnit
13 13 (2.94%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.49%) InstallShield
15 10 (2.26%) LoadRunner
15 10 (2.26%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 191 (43.21%) Finance
2 17 (3.85%) Front Office
2 17 (3.85%) Back Office
3 9 (2.04%) Marketing
4 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.90%) Retail
6 3 (0.68%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Local Government
7 2 (0.45%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) French Language
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 180 (40.72%) Analyst
2 127 (28.73%) Developer
3 97 (21.95%) QA Analyst
4 78 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 77 (17.42%) Tester
6 55 (12.44%) QA Engineer
7 50 (11.31%) Automation Analyst
8 42 (9.50%) QA Tester
8 42 (9.50%) Consultant
9 40 (9.05%) Software Developer
10 39 (8.82%) Senior Developer
10 39 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
11 38 (8.60%) QA Automation Engineer
12 34 (7.69%) Test Engineer
12 34 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
13 30 (6.79%) Business Analyst
14 29 (6.56%) Automation Test Analyst
15 27 (6.11%) Software Engineer
16 26 (5.88%) C# Developer
17 23 (5.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (27.83%) .NET
2 67 (15.16%) XML
3 61 (13.80%) CSS
4 53 (11.99%) Web Services
5 51 (11.54%) HTML
6 31 (7.01%) Spring
7 25 (5.66%) .NET Framework
8 24 (5.43%) Hibernate
8 24 (5.43%) CSS3
9 23 (5.20%) HTML5
10 22 (4.98%) ASP.NET
11 20 (4.52%) jQuery
12 14 (3.17%) STL
12 14 (3.17%) LAMP
13 13 (2.94%) SOAP
13 13 (2.94%) J2EE
14 9 (2.04%) ODBC
14 9 (2.04%) XSD
14 9 (2.04%) Spring MVC
15 7 (1.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 116 (26.24%) Mathematics
2 79 (17.87%) Computer Science
3 31 (7.01%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.17%) Open Source
6 10 (2.26%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.36%) Statistics
10 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.68%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.45%) Social Media
13 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.45%) EFT
13 2 (0.45%) NHS
13 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.45%) Clustering
14 1 (0.23%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.37%) Windows
2 28 (6.33%) Linux
3 16 (3.62%) UNIX
4 3 (0.68%) Solaris
4 3 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.21%) Test Automation
3 103 (23.30%) OO
4 93 (21.04%) Software Engineering
5 81 (18.33%) Test Strategy
6 79 (17.87%) Software Testing
7 49 (11.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (10.41%) Project Management
9 42 (9.50%) User Stories
10 38 (8.60%) Test Scripting
11 36 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (7.01%) Performance Testing
12 31 (7.01%) Workflow
13 30 (6.79%) Automated Testing
14 28 (6.33%) Scrum
15 27 (6.11%) Time Management
15 27 (6.11%) Analytics
16 26 (5.88%) Waterfall
16 26 (5.88%) Risk Management
17 25 (5.66%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 165 (37.33%) SQL
2 149 (33.71%) C#
3 142 (32.13%) Java
4 97 (21.95%) C++
5 75 (16.97%) JavaScript
6 44 (9.95%) PHP
7 34 (7.69%) Python
8 25 (5.66%) Delphi
9 18 (4.07%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.39%) Perl
11 14 (3.17%) VB
12 13 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 12 (2.71%) Ruby
13 12 (2.71%) C
14 6 (1.36%) PHP5
15 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.45%) R
17 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.23%) VBA
17 1 (0.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 210 (47.51%) Degree
2 41 (9.28%) ISEB
3 32 (7.24%) ISTQB
4 25 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) MBA
9 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) MCITP
10 1 (0.23%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.94%) Solvency II
2 9 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.45%) P3O
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) NFS
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.04%) Puppet
3 8 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.09%) Oracle
3 31 (7.01%) SunGard
4 14 (3.17%) VMware
5 12 (2.71%) SAP
6 11 (2.49%) JBoss
6 11 (2.49%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.26%) HP
8 8 (1.81%) Zend
9 6 (1.36%) Google
9 6 (1.36%) Adobe
10 5 (1.13%) IBM
10 5 (1.13%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.68%) Sony
11 3 (0.68%) Planview
11 3 (0.68%) Altova
11 3 (0.68%) Empirix
11 3 (0.68%) Retek
12 2 (0.45%) Juniper
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £71000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus. Pension. Health Care and a ca
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + car + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 19 days ago