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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 61 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing QA 186 155 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.20% 3.63% 4.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.61% 36.73% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 134 221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
447 422 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.09% 9.87% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 385 363 526
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +2 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Reigate -4 22 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Leatherhead +20 21 £45,000 -10.00%
Woking +19 11 £53,500 +18.88% 1
Chertsey +11 9 £30,000 -
Walton-on-Thames +6 8 £30,500 +1.66% 1
Staines +23 4 £48,000 +47.69% 3
Redhill -19 2 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £67,500 -
Weybridge +13 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Egham -5 1 £57,500 -11.53%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 191 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (33.89%) Degree
3 133 (31.97%) Selenium
4 121 (29.09%) SQL
5 114 (27.40%) Finance
6 110 (26.44%) Java
7 103 (24.76%) Test Automation
8 99 (23.80%) C#
9 91 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 88 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 86 (20.67%) JavaScript
12 78 (18.75%) Automated Testing
13 76 (18.27%) Software Engineering
14 75 (18.03%) XML
15 71 (17.07%) Software Testing
15 71 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (16.59%) WebDriver
17 66 (15.87%) Test Strategy
18 64 (15.38%) Jenkins
19 62 (14.90%) Web Services
19 62 (14.90%) PHP
20 61 (14.66%) Test Scripting
21 60 (14.42%) Project Management
21 60 (14.42%) SQL Server
22 56 (13.46%) MS Excel
23 54 (12.98%) Computer Science
24 53 (12.74%) Python
25 51 (12.26%) MySQL
25 51 (12.26%) JMeter
25 51 (12.26%) Enterprise Software

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 25 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.64%) IIS
3 10 (2.40%) MS Project Server
4 7 (1.68%) ColdFusion
4 7 (1.68%) Apache
4 7 (1.68%) Node.js
5 6 (1.44%) CMS
6 5 (1.20%) Drupal
7 4 (0.96%) SAS
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.48%) TWiki
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.24%) Lync
Applications
1 56 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.25%) MS Project
3 11 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.92%) MS Office
6 2 (0.48%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (1.44%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.05%) Intranet
2 14 (3.37%) Internet
3 10 (2.40%) Wireless
4 9 (2.16%) SAN
5 8 (1.92%) HTTP
6 6 (1.44%) LTE
7 4 (0.96%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.48%) Firewall
8 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.48%) DNS
8 2 (0.48%) VoIP
8 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.26%) MySQL
3 12 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.64%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.20%) Big Data
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.72%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.24%) Ingres
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 133 (31.97%) Selenium
2 69 (16.59%) WebDriver
3 64 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 51 (12.26%) JMeter
5 43 (10.34%) JIRA
6 39 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 30 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (6.49%) NUnit
9 26 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
10 20 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (4.57%) FitNesse
12 16 (3.85%) Git (software)
13 15 (3.61%) InstallShield
14 13 (3.13%) WatiN
14 13 (3.13%) SpecFlow
15 12 (2.88%) Maven
16 11 (2.64%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.92%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.92%) Subversion
17 8 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 114 (27.40%) Finance
2 15 (3.61%) Retail
3 12 (2.88%) Publishing
4 9 (2.16%) Advertising
4 9 (2.16%) Legal
5 8 (1.92%) Marketing
6 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.20%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.20%) Automotive
8 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (27.64%) Analyst
2 62 (14.90%) Tester
2 62 (14.90%) Developer
3 46 (11.06%) Test Analyst
4 45 (10.82%) Software Engineer
5 38 (9.13%) QA Tester
6 37 (8.89%) Test Engineer
7 35 (8.41%) QA Analyst
8 30 (7.21%) Software Developer
9 27 (6.49%) QA Engineer
10 26 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
11 23 (5.53%) Software Test Engineer
12 21 (5.05%) Project Manager
13 20 (4.81%) Junior
14 18 (4.33%) QA Automation Engineer
15 17 (4.09%) Architect
16 16 (3.85%) Consultant
16 16 (3.85%) Software Tester
17 15 (3.61%) QA Manager
17 15 (3.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.03%) XML
2 62 (14.90%) Web Services
3 49 (11.78%) LAMP
4 45 (10.82%) .NET
5 38 (9.13%) HTML
6 28 (6.73%) CSS
7 21 (5.05%) SOAP
8 18 (4.33%) jQuery
9 16 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 14 (3.37%) HTML5
11 13 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (2.64%) CSS3
13 9 (2.16%) Spring
13 9 (2.16%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.68%) XSD
14 7 (1.68%) Struts
14 7 (1.68%) XSLT
14 7 (1.68%) Spring MVC
15 6 (1.44%) WSDL
15 6 (1.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 51 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 26 (6.25%) Open Source
6 18 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.13%) SWIFT
8 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.92%) PMI
10 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.20%) User Experience
11 4 (0.96%) Social Media
11 4 (0.96%) Statistics
12 3 (0.72%) NHS
12 3 (0.72%) Clustering
12 3 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.24%) CMDB
13 1 (0.24%) Blog
13 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.54%) Windows
2 37 (8.89%) Linux
3 23 (5.53%) UNIX
4 13 (3.13%) Solaris
5 8 (1.92%) Android
6 6 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.72%) CentOS
9 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (24.76%) Test Automation
3 88 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 78 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 76 (18.27%) Software Engineering
6 71 (17.07%) Software Testing
6 71 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (15.87%) Test Strategy
8 61 (14.66%) Test Scripting
9 60 (14.42%) Project Management
10 49 (11.78%) Workflow
11 41 (9.86%) Load Testing
12 37 (8.89%) OO
13 35 (8.41%) Scrum
14 34 (8.17%) Manual Testing
15 31 (7.45%) User Stories
15 31 (7.45%) ITIL
16 30 (7.21%) Automation Testing
17 29 (6.97%) PRINCE2
17 29 (6.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.09%) SQL
2 110 (26.44%) Java
3 99 (23.80%) C#
4 86 (20.67%) JavaScript
5 62 (14.90%) PHP
6 53 (12.74%) Python
7 37 (8.89%) Ruby
8 30 (7.21%) C++
9 26 (6.25%) Perl
10 9 (2.16%) VBA
11 6 (1.44%) VBScript
11 6 (1.44%) C
12 5 (1.20%) XQuery
12 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.72%) CFML
13 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 141 (33.89%) Degree
2 46 (11.06%) ISEB
3 38 (9.13%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.37%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.92%) SAP Certification
8 7 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.44%) PMP
10 5 (1.20%) HND
11 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.72%) PhD
11 3 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.48%) SCSA
12 2 (0.48%) SAS Certification
12 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.48%) RHCE
12 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.68%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.48%) P3O
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.20%) vSphere
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.20%) Varnish
3 4 (0.96%) XenApp
3 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.24%) UAG
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.40%) Puppet
3 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.20%) SCCM
4 4 (0.96%) WSUS
5 3 (0.72%) cPanel
6 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.24%) SCOM
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Graphite
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.24%) collectd
7 1 (0.24%) StatsD
7 1 (0.24%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 91 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.53%) HP
3 22 (5.29%) Oracle
4 17 (4.09%) TOWER Software
5 16 (3.85%) SAP
6 13 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.64%) VMware
8 5 (1.20%) Zend
9 4 (0.96%) AppSense
9 4 (0.96%) Citrix
9 4 (0.96%) Cisco
10 3 (0.72%) IBM
10 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.72%) BT
11 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.48%) QAD
11 2 (0.48%) Siebel
11 2 (0.48%) CA
11 2 (0.48%) Charles River
12 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
Staines, Middlesex
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £45-55k + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + (depending on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits, Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Corporate benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Good company benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago