The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing QA 31 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 9.01% 6.13% 6.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.67% 33.03% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 40
Median salary £47,500 £68,750 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.90% +68.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £43,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 60 109 98
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 17.44% 18.57% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 78 90
Median salary £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

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Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for QA in Guildford

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Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Guildford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Guildford region with a requirement for QA.

1 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 23 (39.66%) Degree
3 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.21%) Java
5 19 (32.76%) C#
5 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
6 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
7 16 (27.59%) .NET
7 16 (27.59%) Finance
8 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
8 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (24.14%) Fintech
9 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 14 (24.14%) Banking
9 14 (24.14%) Investment Banking
9 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 14 (24.14%) Web Services
9 14 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
10 13 (22.41%) Linux
11 12 (20.69%) MySQL
11 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
11 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.97%) Open Source
12 11 (18.97%) HTML5
12 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
12 11 (18.97%) CSS
12 11 (18.97%) Python

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.90%) GemFire
2 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) nginx
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) SaaS
2 5 (8.62%) GitHub
3 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 12 (20.69%) MySQL
3 10 (17.24%) Big Data
3 10 (17.24%) Blockchain
4 7 (12.07%) Data Lake
5 5 (8.62%) HBase
6 4 (6.90%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.90%) OLTP
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.72%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.62%) Gradle
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.90%) JUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
2 14 (24.14%) Investment Banking
3 11 (18.97%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) C# Developer
2 14 (24.14%) C# Software Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Software Developer
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Software Developer
3 11 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Developer
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) QA Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) MySQL Developer
5 8 (13.79%) PHP Developer
5 8 (13.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Junior
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) .NET
3 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
3 14 (24.14%) Web Services
4 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
5 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.97%) CSS
6 11 (18.97%) HTML5
7 9 (15.52%) CSS3
8 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (12.07%) XML
9 6 (10.34%) J2EE
9 6 (10.34%) Middleware
9 6 (10.34%) Spring
10 5 (8.62%) JSON
10 5 (8.62%) Kafka
11 4 (6.90%) Spark Streaming
11 4 (6.90%) Spring Batch
11 4 (6.90%) Spring Boot
11 4 (6.90%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (24.14%) Fintech
4 7 (12.07%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (8.62%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
6 4 (6.90%) Replication
7 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (5.17%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
8 2 (3.45%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (3.45%) User Experience
9 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
4 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
5 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Open Source
6 10 (17.24%) Cryptography
6 10 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (17.24%) Online Security
6 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.79%) API Development
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.62%) API Design
9 5 (8.62%) BDD
9 5 (8.62%) Benchmarking
9 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 5 (8.62%) System Testing
9 5 (8.62%) TDD
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
2 21 (36.21%) Java
3 19 (32.76%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Python
5 10 (17.24%) C
5 10 (17.24%) C++
6 9 (15.52%) Perl
6 9 (15.52%) PHP
7 7 (12.07%) ES6
7 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
8 6 (10.34%) SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Degree
2 14 (24.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (17.24%) Master's Degree
4 7 (12.07%) ISEB
4 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (8.62%) HDFS
2 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) BT
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago