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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 25.71% 2.56% 8.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.00% 100.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
10 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 28.57% 2.56% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 15
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Project Planning
2 12 (92.31%) Test Strategy
2 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) Solaris
3 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
3 11 (84.62%) Ruby
3 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) C
8 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 1 (7.69%) Subversion
8 1 (7.69%) MSI
8 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) InstallAnywhere
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) QA Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Tester
2 11 (84.62%) QA Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Junior
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Solaris
2 11 (84.62%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Project Planning
2 12 (92.31%) Test Strategy
2 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
3 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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