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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.07% 1.90% 4.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.73% 26.92% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 5
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 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,750 £47,500
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
37 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 10.34% 7.05% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 21
Average salary £32,750 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.94% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
4 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) C#
5 8 (19.51%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) CSS
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) Finance
6 7 (17.07%) MySQL
6 7 (17.07%) HTML
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.63%) Change Control
7 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.63%) Python
7 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.63%) ISEB
7 6 (14.63%) PHP
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.76%) ColdFusion
1 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Moq
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Publishing
4 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Junior
5 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Software Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Software Project Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Graduate
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.32%) QA Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) CSS
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) CSS3
5 2 (4.88%) LINQ
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.88%) WPF
5 2 (4.88%) LAMP
5 2 (4.88%) Qt
6 1 (2.44%) Ajax
6 1 (2.44%) XHTML
6 1 (2.44%) Zend Framework
6 1 (2.44%) Sass
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) EFT
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.63%) Change Control
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
9 4 (9.76%) Content Management
9 4 (9.76%) Information Management
9 4 (9.76%) Service Management
9 4 (9.76%) ITSM
10 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) PHP
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) XQuery
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) PHP5
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.63%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) CODA
3 1 (2.44%) Zend
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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