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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 211 204 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.48% 4.30% 4.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.60% 42.95% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 188 172 209
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
484 475 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.27% 10.02% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 414 366 476
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 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
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 17 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 17 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 +20 50 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Reigate -4 25 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Leatherhead -3 19 £57,500 +57.53% 2
Woking +9 11 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Dorking -12 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Staines +18 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Redhill -20 7 £52,500 - 2
Walton-on-Thames +7 5 £32,500 -9.72%
Weybridge - 5 £35,750 - 1
Thames Ditton - 3 £47,500 - 1
Camberley 0 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Egham -3 2 - -
Epsom -8 2 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Cobham - 2 £31,500 -
Chertsey -8 1 £30,000 - 2
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 196 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (42.83%) Degree
3 173 (38.79%) Finance
4 161 (36.10%) SQL
5 140 (31.39%) C#
6 126 (28.25%) Java
7 120 (26.91%) Selenium
8 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
9 101 (22.65%) .NET
9 101 (22.65%) Test Automation
10 97 (21.75%) JavaScript
11 96 (21.52%) Mathematics
12 87 (19.51%) OO
13 86 (19.28%) SQL Server
14 85 (19.06%) Software Testing
15 83 (18.61%) Computer Science
16 79 (17.71%) XML
17 75 (16.82%) Software Engineering
17 75 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 74 (16.59%) C++
19 71 (15.92%) Test Strategy
20 65 (14.57%) Web Services
21 64 (14.35%) CSS
22 59 (13.23%) HTML
22 59 (13.23%) PHP
23 54 (12.11%) Test Scripting
24 52 (11.66%) Visual Studio
25 51 (11.43%) WebDriver
26 50 (11.21%) Project Management
26 50 (11.21%) Continuous Integration

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 16 (3.59%) SAS
2 14 (3.14%) IIS
3 12 (2.69%) Node.js
4 6 (1.35%) ColdFusion
5 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.90%) Apache
6 4 (0.90%) CMS
7 3 (0.67%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.45%) eRoom
8 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.02%) MS Project
2 9 (2.02%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.45%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) InDesign
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.59%) Internet
2 10 (2.24%) SAN
3 7 (1.57%) HTTP
4 6 (1.35%) Intranet
5 3 (0.67%) VPN
6 2 (0.45%) Broadband
6 2 (0.45%) WAN
6 2 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) DVB
7 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.42%) MySQL
3 21 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.02%) Base SAS
6 9 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.79%) Big Data
7 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.67%) Ingres
11 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.45%) HBase
12 1 (0.22%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 120 (26.91%) Selenium
2 52 (11.66%) Visual Studio
3 51 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 45 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 43 (9.64%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 33 (7.40%) NUnit
7 32 (7.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 28 (6.28%) JIRA
9 27 (6.05%) TestComplete
10 25 (5.61%) WinRunner
11 19 (4.26%) Subversion
12 17 (3.81%) JMeter
13 16 (3.59%) Maven
13 16 (3.59%) SpecFlow
14 14 (3.14%) Cucumber
14 14 (3.14%) FitNesse
15 12 (2.69%) InstallShield
15 12 (2.69%) JUnit
16 11 (2.47%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 173 (38.79%) Finance
2 11 (2.47%) Retail
3 9 (2.02%) Front Office
3 9 (2.02%) Back Office
3 9 (2.02%) Marketing
4 7 (1.57%) Publishing
5 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.67%) Banking
6 3 (0.67%) French Language
6 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 167 (37.44%) Analyst
2 112 (25.11%) Developer
3 83 (18.61%) QA Analyst
4 68 (15.25%) Test Analyst
5 60 (13.45%) Tester
6 48 (10.76%) QA Engineer
7 45 (10.09%) Software Developer
8 42 (9.42%) Consultant
9 39 (8.74%) Automation Analyst
10 36 (8.07%) Automation Engineer
11 35 (7.85%) QA Automation Engineer
11 35 (7.85%) QA Tester
12 34 (7.62%) Business Analyst
13 32 (7.17%) Software Engineer
13 32 (7.17%) Senior Developer
14 29 (6.50%) QA Test Analyst
15 28 (6.28%) Test Engineer
16 24 (5.38%) QA Manager
17 23 (5.16%) Implementation Consultant
18 20 (4.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (22.65%) .NET
2 79 (17.71%) XML
3 65 (14.57%) Web Services
4 64 (14.35%) CSS
5 59 (13.23%) HTML
6 29 (6.50%) HTML5
7 28 (6.28%) CSS3
8 25 (5.61%) SOAP
9 24 (5.38%) jQuery
10 21 (4.71%) LAMP
10 21 (4.71%) Spring
11 20 (4.48%) Hibernate
12 18 (4.04%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.59%) XSD
14 12 (2.69%) WSDL
15 10 (2.24%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.24%) J2EE
16 9 (2.02%) ODBC
16 9 (2.02%) AngularJS
17 8 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 96 (21.52%) Mathematics
2 83 (18.61%) Computer Science
3 45 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.81%) Open Source
7 13 (2.91%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.47%) User Experience
9 9 (2.02%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.79%) SWIFT
11 7 (1.57%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.12%) Social Media
12 5 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.12%) Statistics
13 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.45%) Blog
13 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.45%) EFT
13 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.62%) Windows
2 33 (7.40%) Linux
3 19 (4.26%) UNIX
4 7 (1.57%) Android
5 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (22.65%) Test Automation
3 87 (19.51%) OO
4 85 (19.06%) Software Testing
5 75 (16.82%) Software Engineering
5 75 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 71 (15.92%) Test Strategy
7 54 (12.11%) Test Scripting
8 50 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (11.21%) Project Management
9 46 (10.31%) User Stories
10 45 (10.09%) Automated Testing
11 43 (9.64%) Workflow
12 28 (6.28%) Software Architecture
13 27 (6.05%) Performance Testing
14 26 (5.83%) Load Testing
14 26 (5.83%) Risk Management
15 25 (5.61%) E-Commerce
15 25 (5.61%) Time Management
16 24 (5.38%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (36.10%) SQL
2 140 (31.39%) C#
3 126 (28.25%) Java
4 97 (21.75%) JavaScript
5 74 (16.59%) C++
6 59 (13.23%) PHP
7 45 (10.09%) Python
8 18 (4.04%) Perl
8 18 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.81%) Ruby
10 14 (3.14%) VB
11 11 (2.47%) Delphi
12 10 (2.24%) C
13 6 (1.35%) PHP5
14 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.67%) XQuery
17 2 (0.45%) R
18 1 (0.22%) VB6
18 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 191 (42.83%) Degree
2 48 (10.76%) ISEB
3 32 (7.17%) ISTQB
4 18 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.67%) PhD
8 2 (0.45%) MCSA
8 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.45%) PMP
8 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.47%) Solvency II
2 8 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (7.85%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.47%) Puppet
3 10 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.74%) Oracle
3 20 (4.48%) SunGard
4 18 (4.04%) HP
5 14 (3.14%) SAP
6 12 (2.69%) Business Objects
7 11 (2.47%) VMware
8 10 (2.24%) Zend
9 7 (1.57%) TOWER Software
9 7 (1.57%) JBoss
10 4 (0.90%) CA
11 3 (0.67%) Empirix
11 3 (0.67%) Retek
11 3 (0.67%) Adobe
11 3 (0.67%) Altova
12 2 (0.45%) Riverbed
12 2 (0.45%) Google
12 2 (0.45%) Planview
12 2 (0.45%) Juniper
12 2 (0.45%) BMC
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey, Crawley, Epsom, Sussex, M23/M25 Corridor,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified Generous Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Creative Personnel
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 7 days ago
South East, South London, Surrey, Reigate,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £30,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 11 days ago