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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.64% 2.72% 6.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 25.00% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 12
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,200 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
33 40 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 7.93% 10.87% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 33
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Project Management
4 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
6 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
6 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 8 (20.51%) CSS
8 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.95%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) MySQL
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) PHP
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
10 6 (15.38%) Change Control
10 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) ISEB
11 5 (12.82%) Marketing
11 5 (12.82%) TDD
11 5 (12.82%) JIRA
12 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.26%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Moq
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Junior
5 5 (12.82%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Software Manager
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Graduate
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) QA Manager
7 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (5.13%) LAMP
6 2 (5.13%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) LINQ
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) WPF
6 2 (5.13%) Qt
7 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Sass
7 1 (2.56%) LESS
7 1 (2.56%) XSLT
7 1 (2.56%) XHTML
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) EFT
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
7 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Change Control
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
10 4 (10.26%) Content Management
10 4 (10.26%) Information Management
10 4 (10.26%) ITSM
10 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.26%) CRM
10 4 (10.26%) Service Management
10 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) PHP
3 7 (17.95%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) XQuery
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) Degree
2 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9000
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) CODA
3 1 (2.56%) Zend
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Shares
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £10,978.24 - £13,006.24 pa
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago