Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 33 53
Rank change year-on-year -42 +20 -21
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 1.94% 8.07% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.81% 50.43% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 57 28
Guildford median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17,750 £30,950 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £56,000 £90,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%

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 Guildford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Guildford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 108 115 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 13.12% 15.99% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 106 142
Guildford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,225 £28,875 £28,750
90th Percentile £74,750 £63,750 £75,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% -2.22%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (18.75%) SDET
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Fintech
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Banking

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Firebug
4 1 (6.25%) Gatling
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
4 1 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
3 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (18.75%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) SDET
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) OpenUP
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) SAP