Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 21 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.51% 6.18% 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.07% 33.33% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 24
Guildford median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,400 £20,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £89,250
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 123 141 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 14.70% 18.55% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 113 128
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £22,950 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Apache
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (19.05%) Middleware
7 4 (19.05%) JSON
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (19.05%) Kafka
7 4 (19.05%) GitHub
7 4 (19.05%) Jenkins

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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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) GemFire
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Parquet
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Gradle
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Firebug
3 1 (4.76%) Gatling
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Manual Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Junior QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Manual Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Compliance Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) Kafka
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
1 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Avro
2 3 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Drools
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Batch
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) System Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GxP
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (9.52%) HDFS
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) SAP