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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 30 49 28
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21  
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 28 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 8.20% 4.33% 7.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 31.11% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 49
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 36 90 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 11.36% 13.91% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 61
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £54,500
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 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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) CSS
4 13 (30.23%) Degree
4 13 (30.23%) HTML5
5 11 (25.58%) CSS3
5 11 (25.58%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) MySQL
6 10 (23.26%) Marketing
6 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.93%) Open Source
7 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Perl
7 9 (20.93%) PHP
8 8 (18.60%) C#
8 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
8 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 8 (18.60%) SaaS
8 8 (18.60%) API Development
9 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.95%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
11 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Selenium

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Top Related 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) GemFire
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.30%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) Blockchain
3 4 (9.30%) Data Lake
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.65%) HBase
5 2 (4.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.63%) JUnit
1 5 (11.63%) Selenium
1 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (23.26%) Marketing
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) MySQL Developer
3 8 (18.60%) PHP Developer
3 8 (18.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Junior
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Manager
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) HTML5
3 11 (25.58%) CSS3
4 6 (13.95%) .NET
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.98%) J2EE
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) Spring
5 3 (6.98%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.65%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) JSON
6 2 (4.65%) Kafka
6 2 (4.65%) RequireJS
6 2 (4.65%) Sass
6 2 (4.65%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Batch
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.65%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) VMS
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Open Source
4 8 (18.60%) API Development
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Online Security
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
9 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.98%) System Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) Perl
3 9 (20.93%) PHP
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (4.65%) HDFS
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Ariba
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) BT
3 1 (2.33%) EMC
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Perforce
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance Plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Automation training
Posted: 15 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago