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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 13.16% 25.71% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 90.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 13.16% 28.57% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 1
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 14 February 2016, 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%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Ruby
2 11 (91.67%) Project Planning
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Regression Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) C
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) VoIP
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) InstallShield
2 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 11 (91.67%) Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Time Management
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) QA Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) VoIP Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) XML Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Solaris
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Project Planning
2 11 (91.67%) Regression Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 11 (91.67%) Time Management
2 11 (91.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
1 11 (91.67%) Python
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat