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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 49 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.80% 4.39% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.08% 37.25% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 11
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 7.78% 11.78% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 35
Average salary £52,500 £48,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% +14.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £18,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,100 £57,500
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 17 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Change Control
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Automotive
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
7 1 (6.25%) CFML
7 1 (6.25%) EFT
7 1 (6.25%) NHS
7 1 (6.25%) Intranet

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Delivery Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Software Project Manager
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Software Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Change Control
3 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) C++
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) CFML
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB