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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 226 204 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.86% 4.33% 4.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.38% 47.00% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 195 175 161
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 £30,000 £26,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
521 434 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 11.21% 9.22% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 454 364 374
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,350 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +19 59 £32,500 -8.45% 4
Reigate -4 22 £50,000 +17.64%
Leatherhead 0 19 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Woking +11 11 £39,000 -25.71% 2
Redhill -22 11 £30,000 -40.00%
Staines - 8 £55,000 -
Egham +5 6 - -
Weybridge - 5 £37,500 -
Walton-on-Thames -2 4 £30,500 -15.27% 1
Dorking - 4 £42,500 - 1
Thames Ditton - 3 £47,500 -
Camberley +7 2 £27,500 -
Esher - 2 £30,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £72,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 167 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (36.74%) Degree
3 138 (32.09%) SQL
4 135 (31.40%) Finance
5 119 (27.67%) C#
5 119 (27.67%) Java
6 117 (27.21%) Selenium
7 109 (25.35%) Microsoft
8 97 (22.56%) JavaScript
9 89 (20.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 88 (20.47%) Test Automation
11 84 (19.53%) XML
12 80 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 75 (17.44%) Web Services
14 74 (17.21%) .NET
14 74 (17.21%) Software Testing
15 71 (16.51%) Computer Science
16 70 (16.28%) Mathematics
17 69 (16.05%) Software Engineering
18 68 (15.81%) OO
19 64 (14.88%) PHP
20 60 (13.95%) Test Strategy
21 58 (13.49%) WebDriver
22 57 (13.26%) MS Excel
23 56 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (12.79%) Automated Testing
25 54 (12.56%) C++
25 54 (12.56%) Visual Studio
25 54 (12.56%) Jenkins
26 53 (12.33%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.26%) IIS
3 12 (2.79%) SAS
3 12 (2.79%) Node.js
4 8 (1.86%) JBoss
5 6 (1.40%) ColdFusion
5 6 (1.40%) MS Project Server
6 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.16%) Apache
7 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) CMS
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.47%) eRoom
8 2 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) TWiki
Applications
1 57 (13.26%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.88%) MS Project
3 9 (2.09%) MS Office
3 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.47%) Edge Animate
7 2 (0.47%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.23%) InDesign
8 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.40%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.70%) Magento
2 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.02%) Internet
2 12 (2.79%) Intranet
3 10 (2.33%) SAN
4 7 (1.63%) HTTP
5 5 (1.16%) Wireless
6 3 (0.70%) VPN
7 2 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.47%) VLAN
8 1 (0.23%) LTE
8 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.00%) MySQL
3 14 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.02%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.56%) Big Data
6 10 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.09%) Base SAS
8 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.70%) Ingres
13 2 (0.47%) HBase
13 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (27.21%) Selenium
2 58 (13.49%) WebDriver
3 54 (12.56%) Visual Studio
3 54 (12.56%) Jenkins
4 40 (9.30%) JIRA
5 39 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (8.60%) NUnit
7 36 (8.37%) Rhino Mocks
8 24 (5.58%) QuickTest Pro
9 23 (5.35%) JMeter
10 18 (4.19%) SpecFlow
11 17 (3.95%) Maven
12 14 (3.26%) Git (software)
13 13 (3.02%) TestComplete
14 12 (2.79%) FitNesse
14 12 (2.79%) InstallShield
14 12 (2.79%) WinRunner
14 12 (2.79%) Cucumber
15 11 (2.56%) JUnit
16 9 (2.09%) Subversion
General
1 135 (31.40%) Finance
2 15 (3.49%) Retail
3 11 (2.56%) Publishing
4 8 (1.86%) Marketing
5 6 (1.40%) Legal
6 5 (1.16%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.70%) French Language
8 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 144 (33.49%) Analyst
2 95 (22.09%) Developer
3 62 (14.42%) Test Analyst
4 51 (11.86%) QA Analyst
5 44 (10.23%) Tester
6 42 (9.77%) Software Developer
7 37 (8.60%) QA Engineer
8 35 (8.14%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.21%) QA Tester
10 30 (6.98%) Business Analyst
11 28 (6.51%) Consultant
11 28 (6.51%) Test Engineer
11 28 (6.51%) Automation Engineer
12 27 (6.28%) QA Automation Engineer
13 25 (5.81%) Senior Developer
14 24 (5.58%) QA Manager
15 22 (5.12%) Junior
16 21 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
17 20 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
18 18 (4.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (19.53%) XML
2 75 (17.44%) Web Services
3 74 (17.21%) .NET
4 53 (12.33%) HTML
5 52 (12.09%) CSS
6 34 (7.91%) LAMP
7 29 (6.74%) SOAP
8 28 (6.51%) HTML5
9 25 (5.81%) CSS3
10 20 (4.65%) jQuery
11 18 (4.19%) Spring
12 17 (3.95%) Hibernate
13 16 (3.72%) XSD
14 14 (3.26%) .NET Framework
15 12 (2.79%) WSDL
16 11 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (2.09%) XSLT
17 9 (2.09%) J2EE
17 9 (2.09%) Application Packaging
17 9 (2.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.51%) Computer Science
2 70 (16.28%) Mathematics
3 34 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.58%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.65%) Open Source
7 11 (2.56%) User Experience
7 11 (2.56%) SWIFT
8 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.16%) Social Media
10 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.93%) PMI
10 4 (0.93%) Statistics
11 3 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.47%) NHS
12 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.84%) Windows
2 34 (7.91%) Linux
3 20 (4.65%) UNIX
4 7 (1.63%) Android
5 5 (1.16%) Solaris
5 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.70%) CentOS
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (20.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 88 (20.47%) Test Automation
4 74 (17.21%) Software Testing
5 69 (16.05%) Software Engineering
6 68 (15.81%) OO
7 60 (13.95%) Test Strategy
8 56 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (12.79%) Automated Testing
10 51 (11.86%) Project Management
10 51 (11.86%) Test Scripting
11 49 (11.40%) User Stories
12 43 (10.00%) Workflow
13 37 (8.60%) Load Testing
14 30 (6.98%) Manual Testing
15 28 (6.51%) Software Architecture
16 24 (5.58%) Unit Testing
17 23 (5.35%) Test Management
18 22 (5.12%) E-Commerce
19 21 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 138 (32.09%) SQL
2 119 (27.67%) C#
2 119 (27.67%) Java
3 97 (22.56%) JavaScript
4 64 (14.88%) PHP
5 54 (12.56%) C++
6 49 (11.40%) Python
7 23 (5.35%) Ruby
8 21 (4.88%) Perl
9 18 (4.19%) VB.NET
10 13 (3.02%) VB
11 11 (2.56%) C
12 5 (1.16%) VBA
12 5 (1.16%) XQuery
13 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.47%) R
15 1 (0.23%) PHP5
15 1 (0.23%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 158 (36.74%) Degree
2 49 (11.40%) ISEB
3 34 (7.91%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.49%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.40%) PMP
8 6 (1.40%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.16%) HND
10 3 (0.70%) PhD
11 2 (0.47%) MCSA
11 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.47%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.47%) MCITP
12 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) Solvency II
2 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) P3O
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.93%) XenApp
2 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
2 4 (0.93%) vSphere
2 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Varnish
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (7.91%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.09%) Puppet
3 6 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.93%) WSUS
4 4 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 109 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.91%) Oracle
3 27 (6.28%) HP
4 19 (4.42%) SAP
5 12 (2.79%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.56%) TOWER Software
7 10 (2.33%) VMware
8 6 (1.40%) Cisco
9 5 (1.16%) Zend
10 4 (0.93%) AppSense
10 4 (0.93%) Citrix
10 4 (0.93%) CA
11 3 (0.70%) Retek
11 3 (0.70%) Adobe
11 3 (0.70%) BT
12 2 (0.47%) EMC
12 2 (0.47%) Juniper
12 2 (0.47%) BMC
12 2 (0.47%) QAD
12 2 (0.47%) Riverbed
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + gain certifications!
Posted: 10 days ago
Godalming
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 24 days ago