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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 237 233 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 4.46% 4.40% 3.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.41% 39.16% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 183 186 206
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
546 595 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 10.28% 11.24% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 454 444 523
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +4 40 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Reigate -4 28 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Chertsey -2 22 £29,000 -47.27% 2
Woking +3 21 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Epsom -12 12 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Redhill +1 9 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Leatherhead -21 8 - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £32,000 -
Thames Ditton +9 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Farnham - 3 £30,000 -
Caterham +2 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Egham -23 2 - - 1
Haslemere - 2 £31,250 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £34,250 -
Weybridge -9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Godalming - 1 £35,000 - 1
Esher - 1 £35,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 187 (47.10%) Finance
2 177 (44.58%) Degree
3 142 (35.77%) SQL
4 127 (31.99%) C#
5 117 (29.47%) Java
6 109 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (27.20%) .NET
8 98 (24.69%) Mathematics
9 91 (22.92%) Software Engineering
10 87 (21.91%) OO
11 78 (19.65%) Test Strategy
12 77 (19.40%) C++
13 75 (18.89%) Microsoft
14 72 (18.14%) Test Automation
15 60 (15.11%) Selenium
16 53 (13.35%) Oracle
17 51 (12.85%) SQL Server
17 51 (12.85%) Software Testing
18 48 (12.09%) Analytics
19 45 (11.34%) Scrum
19 45 (11.34%) XML
20 41 (10.33%) Delphi
20 41 (10.33%) Computer Science
21 39 (9.82%) TestComplete
22 38 (9.57%) Project Management
23 37 (9.32%) ISEB
24 36 (9.07%) CSS
24 36 (9.07%) Windows
24 36 (9.07%) Spring
25 35 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (5.29%) IIS
2 15 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.78%) SAS
3 9 (2.27%) CMS
4 7 (1.76%) Apache
4 7 (1.76%) ColdFusion
5 5 (1.26%) FileNet
6 4 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.50%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.02%) MS Office
3 7 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.76%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.76%) MS Project
6 2 (0.50%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.26%) Magento
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.77%) SaaS
3 3 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.02%) Internet
2 8 (2.02%) SAN
2 8 (2.02%) Intranet
3 7 (1.76%) LDAP
4 6 (1.51%) HTTP
4 6 (1.51%) Extranet
5 5 (1.26%) VoIP
5 5 (1.26%) WAN
6 4 (1.01%) VPN
6 4 (1.01%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.01%) Firewall
7 3 (0.76%) LAN
8 2 (0.50%) NAS
8 2 (0.50%) Broadband
8 2 (0.50%) Wireless
9 1 (0.25%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.25%) LTE
9 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.80%) MySQL
3 17 (4.28%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.77%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.76%) Base SAS
8 5 (1.26%) Big Data
8 5 (1.26%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.50%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (15.11%) Selenium
2 39 (9.82%) TestComplete
3 31 (7.81%) WebDriver
3 31 (7.81%) Ranorex
4 28 (7.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (5.79%) WinRunner
6 22 (5.54%) Visual Studio
7 21 (5.29%) JIRA
8 18 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (3.53%) Subversion
10 10 (2.52%) Maven
10 10 (2.52%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.27%) ClearCase
12 8 (2.02%) EasyMock
12 8 (2.02%) QALoad
12 8 (2.02%) jMock
12 8 (2.02%) SilkPerformer
12 8 (2.02%) TestPartner
12 8 (2.02%) LoadRunner
12 8 (2.02%) JUnit
General
1 187 (47.10%) Finance
2 19 (4.79%) Front Office
2 19 (4.79%) Back Office
3 17 (4.28%) Banking
4 15 (3.78%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.02%) Marketing
6 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.26%) Local Government
8 4 (1.01%) Retail
9 3 (0.76%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (41.06%) Analyst
2 100 (25.19%) Developer
3 88 (22.17%) Test Analyst
4 75 (18.89%) QA Analyst
5 66 (16.62%) Tester
6 48 (12.09%) Test Engineer
7 46 (11.59%) QA Engineer
8 37 (9.32%) Consultant
9 34 (8.56%) Senior Developer
10 31 (7.81%) QA Tester
11 30 (7.56%) Automation Analyst
12 27 (6.80%) C# Developer
13 26 (6.55%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (6.55%) Java Developer
14 25 (6.30%) Software Developer
14 25 (6.30%) QA Automation Engineer
14 25 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
14 25 (6.30%) QA Test Analyst
15 24 (6.05%) Project Manager
16 23 (5.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (27.20%) .NET
2 45 (11.34%) XML
3 36 (9.07%) CSS
3 36 (9.07%) Spring
4 30 (7.56%) .NET Framework
4 30 (7.56%) Web Services
5 28 (7.05%) HTML
6 25 (6.30%) Hibernate
7 22 (5.54%) jQuery
7 22 (5.54%) ASP.NET
8 16 (4.03%) STL
9 11 (2.77%) Ajax
10 10 (2.52%) J2EE
10 10 (2.52%) LAMP
11 9 (2.27%) Spring MVC
12 8 (2.02%) WPF
13 7 (1.76%) SOAP
14 6 (1.51%) Spring Integration
14 6 (1.51%) Lucene
14 6 (1.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (24.69%) Mathematics
2 41 (10.33%) Computer Science
3 30 (7.56%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.80%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.77%) Open Source
6 9 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.76%) Statistics
9 5 (1.26%) Clustering
9 5 (1.26%) NHS
9 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.01%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.01%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.50%) Replication
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.25%) iDTV
13 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.07%) Windows
2 18 (4.53%) Linux
3 8 (2.02%) UNIX
4 5 (1.26%) Android
5 4 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 87 (21.91%) OO
4 78 (19.65%) Test Strategy
5 72 (18.14%) Test Automation
6 51 (12.85%) Software Testing
7 48 (12.09%) Analytics
8 45 (11.34%) Scrum
9 38 (9.57%) Project Management
10 35 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (8.56%) Test Scripting
12 28 (7.05%) PRINCE2
12 28 (7.05%) User Stories
13 27 (6.80%) Waterfall
14 23 (5.79%) ITIL
14 23 (5.79%) RAD
14 23 (5.79%) Automated Testing
14 23 (5.79%) Manual Testing
15 21 (5.29%) Information Security
15 21 (5.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 142 (35.77%) SQL
2 127 (31.99%) C#
3 117 (29.47%) Java
4 77 (19.40%) C++
5 41 (10.33%) Delphi
6 35 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.05%) PHP
8 19 (4.79%) Python
9 15 (3.78%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.77%) Perl
11 7 (1.76%) Ruby
12 6 (1.51%) PHP5
12 6 (1.51%) C
13 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.50%) ABAP
14 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.50%) VBA
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) VC++
15 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 177 (44.58%) Degree
2 37 (9.32%) ISEB
3 19 (4.79%) ISTQB
4 17 (4.28%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.76%) CCIE
9 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.50%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.50%) MBA
11 1 (0.25%) HNC
11 1 (0.25%) HND
11 1 (0.25%) PMP
11 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CCNP
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.27%) Solvency II
2 8 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) P3O
3 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.25%) NFS
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.35%) Oracle
3 30 (7.56%) SunGard
4 12 (3.02%) SAP
5 9 (2.27%) VMware
5 9 (2.27%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.76%) Adobe
6 7 (1.76%) IBM
7 5 (1.26%) Zend
8 4 (1.01%) Google
8 4 (1.01%) JBoss
9 3 (0.76%) Sony
9 3 (0.76%) SolidWorks
9 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.76%) Planview
10 2 (0.50%) CA
10 2 (0.50%) Sybase
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco
11 1 (0.25%) Juniper
11 1 (0.25%) HP
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,500 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bi-annual bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Appoint Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Argyll Scott
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW
Salary: Up to £50K + benefits incl. profit share
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Nuffield Health
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + gym & private healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago