The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
South East / Surrey
Rank 153 178 189
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 15 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 25
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +14.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2667 4056 4350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 96.25% 97.62% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2147 3475 3596
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Analyst in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames +7 3 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Woking +8 2 £36,000 -28.00%
Farnham - 2 £37,500 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 11 (40.74%) BDD
6 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
9 7 (25.93%) ISEB
9 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
10 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) Unix
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
11 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Time Management
12 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
12 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
13 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 3 (11.11%) Aerospace

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) BDD
1 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
1 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Automation training
Posted: 18 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago