The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 17.24% 3.03% 12.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
QA
Surrey

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 Walton-on-Thames region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 17.24% 3.03% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £30,500 £36,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.27% -26.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Walton-on-Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

QA
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Walton-on-Thames region.

QA Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Time Management
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) AdminStudio
3 9 (75.00%) MSI
3 9 (75.00%) InstallAnywhere
4 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) C
6 5 (41.67%) Subversion
6 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) ISEB
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (16.67%) Ruby
9 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (16.67%) Solaris
9 2 (16.67%) UNIX
10 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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.

Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) InstallShield
2 9 (75.00%) AdminStudio
2 9 (75.00%) MSI
2 9 (75.00%) InstallAnywhere
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (41.67%) Subversion
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) QA Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Packager
3 4 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Time Management
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat