Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -15
Permanent jobs citing QA 41 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.63% 4.42% 5.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.71% 26.32% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 110
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -24.55% +64.18%
10th Percentile £20,000 £18,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +13.64%

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 138 114 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 15.58% 16.79% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 166
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +3.66%

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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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Guildford region with a requirement for QA.

1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) C#
3 22 (53.66%) Degree
4 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
5 18 (43.90%) Selenium
6 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
6 16 (39.02%) .NET
6 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
7 15 (36.59%) Web Services
7 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (36.59%) Scrum
8 12 (29.27%) Java
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) Banking
10 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
11 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.95%) OOP
11 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
11 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
11 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (21.95%) ES6
11 9 (21.95%) Fintech
12 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
12 8 (19.51%) XML
13 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
13 7 (17.07%) Mathematics

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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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
1 2 (4.88%) Yammer
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 3 (7.32%) Maven
5 3 (7.32%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Junior
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Test Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Software Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Software Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Junior Software Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Junior Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
2 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
2 15 (36.59%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (19.51%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) RESTful
6 3 (7.32%) Behat
6 3 (7.32%) phpspec
7 2 (4.88%) COM
7 2 (4.88%) JSON
7 2 (4.88%) Kafka
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) Apache Avro
8 1 (2.44%) HTML
8 1 (2.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Middleware
8 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Fintech
3 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
3 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
4 15 (36.59%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 9 (21.95%) OOP
7 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
8 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
9 6 (14.63%) BDD
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.20%) B2B
10 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.20%) ERP
10 5 (12.20%) Presales
10 5 (12.20%) SEO
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
12 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.95%) ES6
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Ruby
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 4 (9.76%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 6 (14.63%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) MBA
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Sage
1 5 (12.20%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft