Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 56 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 270 299 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.36% 5.06% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.24% 37.47% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 240 255 236
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £38,625 £28,200 £29,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

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 Surrey with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 745 798 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.79% 13.51% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 575 649 733
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +9.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,350
South East median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for QA in Surrey

QA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Surrey

QA
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +29 98 £55,000 -12.70% 11
Guildford -30 21 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Farnham - 18 £50,000 - 2
Leatherhead +14 15 £57,500 +12.20% 2
Egham +14 9 - - 1
Staines +3 5 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Woking -24 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Dorking +1 3 £47,500 +15.15%
Haslemere - 3 £60,000 -
Camberley -6 2 £48,750 +50.00% 3
Godalming -9 2 £45,000 +34.33%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cobham +10 1 £50,000 -10.71%
Redhill +5 1 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Walton-on-Thames -1 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Weybridge -15 1 £22,500 -62.50% 1
Epsom - 1 £40,000 - 1
Horley - 1 £53,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Surrey region with a requirement for QA.

1 190 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (51.48%) Test Automation
3 137 (50.74%) Finance
4 136 (50.37%) C#
5 112 (41.48%) Scrum
6 89 (32.96%) Microsoft
7 88 (32.59%) .NET
8 87 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (26.30%) Software Engineering
10 68 (25.19%) Selenium
11 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
12 58 (21.48%) Defect Management
13 55 (20.37%) Unit Testing
14 53 (19.63%) MSTest
14 53 (19.63%) Ranorex
15 51 (18.89%) BDD
16 49 (18.15%) Moq
16 49 (18.15%) HP Quality Center
16 49 (18.15%) Java
17 44 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (15.93%) Non-Functional Testing
19 39 (14.44%) Git (software)
19 39 (14.44%) Acceptance Criteria
20 38 (14.07%) Project Management
21 36 (13.33%) TDD
21 36 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 36 (13.33%) SpecFlow
21 36 (13.33%) Test Strategy
21 36 (13.33%) SDLC
22 35 (12.96%) Risk Management

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Co-occurring 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 10 (3.70%) Confluence
2 8 (2.96%) ArcGIS
3 7 (2.59%) Documentum
3 7 (2.59%) FileNet
4 6 (2.22%) Apache
4 6 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) CICS
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) GemFire
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.96%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 7 (2.59%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 7 (2.59%) SAP BPC
1 7 (2.59%) SAP FS
1 7 (2.59%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.67%) GitHub
4 16 (5.93%) SaaS
5 7 (2.59%) npm
6 5 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.48%) NuGet
7 4 (1.48%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.22%) HTTP
2 4 (1.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) GSM
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) LTE
3 1 (0.37%) PBX
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) UMTS
3 1 (0.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.37%) VoIP
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.96%) GIS
3 8 (2.96%) MS Access
4 7 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 7 (2.59%) SAP BW
4 7 (2.59%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (2.22%) MySQL
6 5 (1.85%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.85%) Parquet
7 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.48%) HBase
8 3 (1.11%) Big Data
8 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.74%) Biml
9 2 (0.74%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.74%) Power BI
9 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (25.19%) Selenium
2 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
3 53 (19.63%) MSTest
3 53 (19.63%) Ranorex
4 49 (18.15%) Moq
5 39 (14.44%) Git (software)
6 36 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 34 (12.59%) JIRA
8 23 (8.52%) Jenkins
8 23 (8.52%) WebDriver
9 19 (7.04%) HP UFT
10 16 (5.93%) Cucumber
11 13 (4.81%) TeamCity
12 11 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (3.70%) JMeter
13 10 (3.70%) JUnit
14 9 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (2.59%) Mercurial
15 7 (2.59%) SonarQube
15 7 (2.59%) Vagrant
General
1 137 (50.74%) Finance
2 14 (5.19%) Marketing
3 10 (3.70%) Retail
4 7 (2.59%) Banking
4 7 (2.59%) General Ledger
4 7 (2.59%) Legal
4 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.48%) Electronics
6 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.74%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (27.04%) Developer
2 68 (25.19%) QA Engineer
3 40 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 38 (14.07%) QA Leader
5 36 (13.33%) Developer in Test
6 35 (12.96%) Analyst
7 33 (12.22%) QA Test Engineer
8 30 (11.11%) Test Analyst
9 27 (10.00%) Tester
10 24 (8.89%) .NET Developer
11 20 (7.41%) Automation Tester
12 19 (7.04%) Architect
12 19 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (7.04%) Lead Architect
12 19 (7.04%) Test Automation Developer
13 18 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
13 18 (6.67%) Software Developer
14 16 (5.93%) Angular Developer
14 16 (5.93%) Senior Developer
14 16 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (32.59%) .NET
2 31 (11.48%) CSS
2 31 (11.48%) Gherkin
3 30 (11.11%) Velocity
4 28 (10.37%) Web Services
5 25 (9.26%) HTML
6 23 (8.52%) REST
7 22 (8.15%) AngularJS
8 11 (4.07%) Ionic Framework
8 11 (4.07%) JSON
9 10 (3.70%) Angular 2
9 10 (3.70%) jQuery
9 10 (3.70%) WCF
10 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.96%) XML
11 7 (2.59%) Middleware
11 7 (2.59%) SAP PI
12 6 (2.22%) Kafka
12 6 (2.22%) Spring
13 5 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.11%) Reinsurance
2 19 (7.04%) Fintech
3 8 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.59%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.59%) Tandem
5 6 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.74%) Linux
2 16 (5.93%) Windows
3 10 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.33%) Unix
5 5 (1.85%) CentOS
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.11%) Android
7 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (51.48%) Test Automation
3 112 (41.48%) Scrum
4 87 (32.22%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (26.30%) Software Engineering
6 58 (21.48%) Defect Management
7 55 (20.37%) Unit Testing
8 51 (18.89%) BDD
9 44 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (15.93%) Non-Functional Testing
11 39 (14.44%) Acceptance Criteria
12 38 (14.07%) Project Management
13 36 (13.33%) SDLC
13 36 (13.33%) TDD
13 36 (13.33%) Test Strategy
14 35 (12.96%) Risk Management
15 34 (12.59%) Software Testing
16 31 (11.48%) User Stories
17 30 (11.11%) DevOps
17 30 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 136 (50.37%) C#
2 49 (18.15%) Java
3 32 (11.85%) SQL
4 31 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.07%) PHP
6 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.22%) Python
7 6 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.85%) C
8 5 (1.85%) Ruby
9 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.11%) C++
10 2 (0.74%) Delphi
10 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) VBScript
11 1 (0.37%) PL/1
11 1 (0.37%) REXX
Qualifications
1 32 (11.85%) ISEB
2 25 (9.26%) Degree
3 23 (8.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.85%) PMP
4 5 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.11%) CCNP
6 3 (1.11%) CISSP
6 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.37%) CCNA
8 1 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.59%) IFRS
3 3 (1.11%) GPG13
4 2 (0.74%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (4.44%) Docker
2 6 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.48%) HDFS
3 4 (1.48%) LXC
4 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.74%) ACF2
5 2 (0.74%) RACF
Systems Management
1 49 (18.15%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.59%) Ansible
3 7 (2.59%) Puppet
4 5 (1.85%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (1.48%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (32.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.70%) SAP
3 9 (3.33%) Oracle
4 8 (2.96%) ESRI
4 8 (2.96%) IBM
5 7 (2.59%) Teradata
6 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.22%) TOWER Software
7 5 (1.85%) Google
8 3 (1.11%) Cisco
8 3 (1.11%) Citrix
8 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.11%) VMware
9 2 (0.74%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.74%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) Sage
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com