The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 6.76% 9.55% 3.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.08% 49.23% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 12
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
48 65 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 12.97% 19.40% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 62 44
Median salary £49,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of job ads across the Woking region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (51.61%) Selenium
4 15 (48.39%) ISEB
5 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
6 12 (38.71%) HP UFT
6 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
7 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (35.48%) Open Source
7 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
7 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
7 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
7 11 (35.48%) Ruby
7 11 (35.48%) Web Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Python
7 11 (35.48%) Back Office
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
8 9 (29.03%) C#
8 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 6 (19.35%) Scrum
11 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Service Management
11 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
12 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
12 4 (12.90%) Software Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.23%) OLAP
2 1 (3.23%) OLTP
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 12 (38.71%) HP UFT
3 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
4 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.45%) WatiN
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (35.48%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Test Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Test Automation Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) Open Source
4 11 (35.48%) Test Strategy
4 11 (35.48%) Web Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Service Management
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) ITSM
9 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Product Management
9 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
1 11 (35.48%) Python
1 11 (35.48%) Ruby
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISEB
2 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) CODA
3 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £26,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago