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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 4.15% 2.00% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.35% 15.38% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 5
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
34 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 12.83% 13.00% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 24
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 £35,800 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Change Control
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) Publishing
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
6 5 (22.73%) XQuery
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) JUnit
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) XSLT
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Selenium
8 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
9 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
1 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Software Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Software Manager
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XSLT
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) BCP
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
1 5 (22.73%) XQuery
2 2 (9.09%) 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
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Sun
1 1 (4.55%) HP
Woking
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Shares
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