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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 4.35% 3.19% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 29.17% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 3
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,800 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
26 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 11.30% 10.93% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 21
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £28,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) JUnit
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) XSLT
4 5 (22.73%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) XQuery
4 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 5 (22.73%) Publishing
4 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
7 2 (9.09%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Edge Animate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
1 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Software Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Software Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XSLT
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
1 5 (22.73%) XQuery
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) CFML
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 8 days ago