Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Dorking
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 21 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorking 20.00% 1.69% 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 2
Dorking median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £31,625 £42,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £47,250 £47,500 £51,750
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Dorking
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorking 20.00% 5.08% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 5
Dorking median annual salary £42,500 £22,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +93.18% +10.00% -14.89%
Surrey median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +3.03%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorking

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorking.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Dorking

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Dorking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Dorking over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Dorking

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Legal
7 4 (33.33%) Selenium
8 3 (25.00%) Marketing
8 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (16.67%) API Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Mapbox
9 2 (16.67%) Integrated Marketing
9 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (16.67%) Laravel
9 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (16.67%) User Stories
9 2 (16.67%) Ruby
9 2 (16.67%) Google

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Google Maps API
1 2 (16.67%) Laravel
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (16.67%) API Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (16.67%) Integrated Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PHP 4
2 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
2 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
1 2 (16.67%) Mapbox