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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 55 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 216 199 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.36% 4.03% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.20% 39.56% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 198 163 226
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 £29,700 £28,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
500 503 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.10% 10.18% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 434 369 544
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,900 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +21 42 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Reigate +3 34 £50,000 +11.11%
Leatherhead -13 18 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Dorking -6 14 £52,500 +16.66%
Woking +2 13 £40,000 +23.07% 5
Walton-on-Thames - 7 £32,500 -
Redhill -18 6 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Weybridge - 5 £35,750 - 1
Cobham - 3 £31,500 -
Staines +15 2 £27,500 -46.34%
Camberley +1 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Epsom -2 2 £60,000 +3.89% 2
Chertsey -15 2 £37,500 -
Thames Ditton - 2 £38,250 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 203 (45.21%) Degree
2 184 (40.98%) Finance
3 170 (37.86%) SQL
4 149 (33.18%) C#
5 141 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (30.73%) Java
7 116 (25.84%) Microsoft
8 115 (25.61%) .NET
9 108 (24.05%) Mathematics
10 107 (23.83%) Selenium
11 102 (22.72%) Test Automation
12 97 (21.60%) OO
13 89 (19.82%) C++
14 88 (19.60%) SQL Server
15 85 (18.93%) JavaScript
16 84 (18.71%) Software Engineering
17 83 (18.49%) Software Testing
18 81 (18.04%) Computer Science
19 76 (16.93%) Test Strategy
20 75 (16.70%) XML
21 61 (13.59%) CSS
22 60 (13.36%) Web Services
23 58 (12.92%) User Acceptance Testing
24 55 (12.25%) HTML
25 50 (11.14%) PHP
25 50 (11.14%) Visual Studio
26 49 (10.91%) Project Management
27 48 (10.69%) ISEB
28 46 (10.24%) Oracle
28 46 (10.24%) WebDriver

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (4.45%) SAS
2 16 (3.56%) IIS
3 10 (2.23%) Node.js
4 8 (1.78%) Apache
4 8 (1.78%) ColdFusion
5 7 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.34%) CMS
7 5 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.67%) Confluence
8 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.45%) eRoom
10 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.22%) Drupal
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.45%) MS Office
3 6 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.34%) MS Project
4 5 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
6 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Magento
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.67%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.00%) Internet
2 8 (1.78%) SAN
2 8 (1.78%) Intranet
3 6 (1.34%) HTTP
4 3 (0.67%) VPN
5 2 (0.45%) Broadband
5 2 (0.45%) WAN
5 2 (0.45%) Extranet
5 2 (0.45%) VLAN
6 1 (0.22%) LDAP
6 1 (0.22%) DVB
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.60%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.13%) MySQL
3 16 (3.56%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.00%) Base SAS
4 9 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.78%) Big Data
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.45%) Ingres
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.45%) HBase
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (23.83%) Selenium
2 50 (11.14%) Visual Studio
3 46 (10.24%) WebDriver
4 43 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (7.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (7.13%) Jenkins
6 30 (6.68%) WinRunner
6 30 (6.68%) TestComplete
7 29 (6.46%) NUnit
7 29 (6.46%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (6.01%) JIRA
9 24 (5.35%) Subversion
10 17 (3.79%) Maven
11 15 (3.34%) JMeter
12 13 (2.90%) Ranorex
13 12 (2.67%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.67%) InstallShield
13 12 (2.67%) JUnit
13 12 (2.67%) FitNesse
14 11 (2.45%) Eclipse
General
1 184 (40.98%) Finance
2 14 (3.12%) Front Office
2 14 (3.12%) Back Office
3 9 (2.00%) Marketing
4 8 (1.78%) Retail
5 4 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.67%) French Language
6 3 (0.67%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Billing
7 2 (0.45%) Local Government
7 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 173 (38.53%) Analyst
2 123 (27.39%) Developer
3 90 (20.04%) QA Analyst
4 75 (16.70%) Test Analyst
5 70 (15.59%) Tester
6 50 (11.14%) QA Engineer
7 46 (10.24%) Automation Analyst
8 42 (9.35%) Software Developer
9 40 (8.91%) Consultant
10 38 (8.46%) Automation Engineer
11 37 (8.24%) QA Automation Engineer
11 37 (8.24%) Senior Developer
11 37 (8.24%) QA Tester
12 32 (7.13%) QA Test Analyst
13 31 (6.90%) Software Engineer
13 31 (6.90%) Test Engineer
14 30 (6.68%) Business Analyst
15 25 (5.57%) Automation Test Analyst
16 22 (4.90%) C# Developer
17 21 (4.68%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (25.61%) .NET
2 75 (16.70%) XML
3 61 (13.59%) CSS
4 60 (13.36%) Web Services
5 55 (12.25%) HTML
6 27 (6.01%) Spring
7 26 (5.79%) HTML5
7 26 (5.79%) CSS3
8 22 (4.90%) Hibernate
9 21 (4.68%) .NET Framework
9 21 (4.68%) jQuery
10 20 (4.45%) SOAP
11 18 (4.01%) LAMP
12 17 (3.79%) ASP.NET
13 14 (3.12%) XSD
14 12 (2.67%) J2EE
15 11 (2.45%) STL
16 10 (2.23%) WSDL
17 9 (2.00%) Spring MVC
17 9 (2.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 108 (24.05%) Mathematics
2 81 (18.04%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.56%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.90%) Open Source
6 10 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.78%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.11%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.11%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.11%) Statistics
10 4 (0.89%) Social Media
10 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.45%) Blog
11 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.45%) EFT
11 2 (0.45%) NHS
11 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.24%) Windows
2 29 (6.46%) Linux
3 18 (4.01%) UNIX
4 6 (1.34%) Android
5 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (22.72%) Test Automation
3 97 (21.60%) OO
4 84 (18.71%) Software Engineering
5 83 (18.49%) Software Testing
6 76 (16.93%) Test Strategy
7 58 (12.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 49 (10.91%) Project Management
9 45 (10.02%) User Stories
10 44 (9.80%) Test Scripting
11 38 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.46%) Automated Testing
12 36 (8.02%) Workflow
13 29 (6.46%) Performance Testing
14 28 (6.24%) Time Management
15 27 (6.01%) Risk Management
15 27 (6.01%) Regression Testing
16 25 (5.57%) Software Architecture
17 24 (5.35%) Analytics
17 24 (5.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 170 (37.86%) SQL
2 149 (33.18%) C#
3 138 (30.73%) Java
4 89 (19.82%) C++
5 85 (18.93%) JavaScript
6 50 (11.14%) PHP
7 40 (8.91%) Python
8 20 (4.45%) Delphi
9 18 (4.01%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.79%) Perl
11 16 (3.56%) Ruby
12 14 (3.12%) VB
13 13 (2.90%) C
14 10 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.34%) PHP5
16 4 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.45%) R
18 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.22%) VC++
18 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 203 (45.21%) Degree
2 48 (10.69%) ISEB
3 35 (7.80%) ISTQB
4 22 (4.90%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.45%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.45%) MBA
9 2 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.45%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) MCSA
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.90%) Solvency II
2 10 (2.23%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.45%) P3O
6 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) NFS
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (7.13%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.00%) Puppet
3 8 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.24%) Oracle
3 26 (5.79%) SunGard
4 14 (3.12%) HP
4 14 (3.12%) SAP
5 12 (2.67%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.67%) VMware
6 11 (2.45%) JBoss
7 8 (1.78%) Zend
8 7 (1.56%) TOWER Software
9 5 (1.11%) Google
9 5 (1.11%) Adobe
10 3 (0.67%) CA
10 3 (0.67%) Empirix
10 3 (0.67%) Retek
10 3 (0.67%) Altova
11 2 (0.45%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.45%) Planview
11 2 (0.45%) Juniper
11 2 (0.45%) BMC
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Shares
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £71000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £10,978.24 - £13,006.24 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £7,800 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East, Surrey, Crawley, Epsom, Sussex,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £45,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
South East, Surrey, Crawley, Epsom, Sussex,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey (KT22)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago
Weybridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago