The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 7.95% 2.64% 2.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.75% 33.33% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
64 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 18.18% 7.93% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 35
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) ITSM
3 15 (48.39%) Product Management
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) French Language
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) Adobe
7 7 (22.58%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Service Management
8 6 (19.35%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
9 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) C++
10 4 (12.90%) Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
11 3 (9.68%) System Testing
11 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
11 3 (9.68%) Java
11 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.68%) ISEB
11 3 (9.68%) Project Management
12 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
12 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (25.81%) French Language
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Author
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Author
3 7 (22.58%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 16 (51.61%) ITSM
3 15 (48.39%) Product Management
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) CRM
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
6 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) System Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) Open Source
10 2 (6.45%) Change Control
10 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) C++
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) CODA
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago