The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorking with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Dorking
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorking 3.08% 6.25% 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 28.57% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorking with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Dorking
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorking 4.62% 21.88% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Median salary £45,000 £32,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.62% +52.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Dorking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorking citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Dorking

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Salary Trend in Dorking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Dorking.

Salary trend for QA in Dorking

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 Dorking region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorking 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft