The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 5.68% 9.51% 4.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 55.00% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 13
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,500 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Woking region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 14.77% 17.29% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 35
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,300 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of job ads across the Woking region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

QA
Salary Trend in Woking

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

QA Salary Trend in Woking

QA
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Woking region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Selenium
3 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 14 (38.89%) ISEB
5 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
6 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
6 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
6 11 (30.56%) Web Testing
6 11 (30.56%) Ruby
6 11 (30.56%) Back Office
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) HP UFT
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 11 (30.56%) Python
6 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) C#
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) SaaS
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 5 (13.89%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) SaaS
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 5 (13.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Selenium
2 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
2 11 (30.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) WatiN
General
1 11 (30.56%) Back Office
2 5 (13.89%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Test Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 5 (13.89%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) QA Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) SQL DBA
4 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (13.89%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Test Strategy
4 11 (30.56%) Web Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (13.89%) High Availability
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
7 5 (13.89%) QMS
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
1 11 (30.56%) Python
1 11 (30.56%) Ruby
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) ISEB
1 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
3 5 (13.89%) MCSA
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) CODA
3 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
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