Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +20
Permanent jobs citing QA 229 245 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.25% 4.68% 4.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.33% 37.87% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 179 240 217
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +2.22% +9.09% -8.33%

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 667 647 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.28% 12.36% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 534 525 521
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,900
South East median annual salary £48,150 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% +5.88% -5.56%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +23 67 £60,000 +12.68% 8
Guildford +8 47 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Leatherhead +13 23 £42,000 -23.64% 1
Egham +10 19 £65,000 +58.10%
Farnham - 10 £60,000 -
Woking -6 8 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Weybridge +10 6 £44,000 +60.00%
Redhill +5 5 £83,500 +28.46%
Lightwater - 4 £35,000 -
Staines +12 2 £50,125 -4.52% 1
Esher -3 2 £45,500 -19.47%
Cobham - 2 £38,250 -
Epsom +10 1 - -
Horley -7 1 £29,000 +3.57%
Godalming - 1 £52,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 124 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (40.17%) Test Automation
3 89 (38.86%) C#
4 69 (30.13%) Microsoft
5 57 (24.89%) .NET
6 55 (24.02%) Scrum
7 51 (22.27%) Software Engineering
8 49 (21.40%) Java
9 37 (16.16%) SDLC
9 37 (16.16%) Defect Management
10 36 (15.72%) OO
11 35 (15.28%) CSS
12 34 (14.85%) Finance
13 33 (14.41%) JIRA
14 32 (13.97%) JavaScript
14 32 (13.97%) Regression Testing
15 31 (13.54%) SQL
15 31 (13.54%) Windows
15 31 (13.54%) Unit Testing
16 30 (13.10%) Test Scripting
16 30 (13.10%) HTML
17 29 (12.66%) Python
18 28 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
19 26 (11.35%) MSTest
19 26 (11.35%) Moq
19 26 (11.35%) Visual Studio
20 25 (10.92%) Workflow
20 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
20 25 (10.92%) SDET

QA
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 24 (10.48%) Confluence
2 7 (3.06%) Apache
2 7 (3.06%) nginx
2 7 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (3.06%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.24%) BrowserStack
4 10 (4.37%) Lucidchart
5 7 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.06%) SaaS
6 6 (2.62%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.18%) Tricentis Tosca
8 3 (1.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.87%) Akamai
9 2 (0.87%) Cloudflare
9 2 (0.87%) GitHub
9 2 (0.87%) Heroku
9 2 (0.87%) Slack
9 2 (0.87%) Trello
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.44%) Office 365
10 1 (0.44%) Responsys
10 1 (0.44%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.06%) HTTP
1 7 (3.06%) SSL
1 7 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.87%) LAN
2 2 (0.87%) WAN
3 1 (0.44%) CTI
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) PBX
3 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.62%) Power BI
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.75%) Big Data
4 4 (1.75%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.75%) MySQL
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.87%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) OLAP
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (14.41%) JIRA
2 28 (12.23%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.35%) Moq
3 26 (11.35%) MSTest
3 26 (11.35%) Visual Studio
4 25 (10.92%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 24 (10.48%) Ranorex
6 19 (8.30%) Selenium
7 15 (6.55%) Cucumber
8 14 (6.11%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.68%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (4.37%) Protractor
11 10 (4.37%) Travis CI
12 6 (2.62%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.18%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.75%) Maven
14 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
15 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (14.85%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Marketing
3 6 (2.62%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Advertising
4 2 (0.87%) Law
4 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) French Language
5 1 (0.44%) German Language
5 1 (0.44%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.44%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (21.40%) Developer
2 34 (14.85%) QA Engineer
3 29 (12.66%) Analyst
4 20 (8.73%) Tester
5 15 (6.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (6.11%) Architect
7 12 (5.24%) Quality Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) QA Analyst
8 11 (4.80%) QA Leader
9 10 (4.37%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.37%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.37%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.93%) Applications Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Developer in Test
10 9 (3.93%) Scrum Master
10 9 (3.93%) Senior QA Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.93%) Software Tester
10 9 (3.93%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.93%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (24.89%) .NET
2 35 (15.28%) CSS
3 30 (13.10%) HTML
4 25 (10.92%) AngularJS
5 24 (10.48%) XML
6 18 (7.86%) Middleware
7 17 (7.42%) jQuery
8 16 (6.99%) SAP ALE
8 16 (6.99%) SAP BSP
8 16 (6.99%) SAP Smart Forms
8 16 (6.99%) SAP XI
8 16 (6.99%) Web Dynpro
9 13 (5.68%) HTML5
10 12 (5.24%) .NET Framework
10 12 (5.24%) Web Services
11 11 (4.80%) Sass
11 11 (4.80%) SOAP
12 9 (3.93%) .NET Core
12 9 (3.93%) Node.js
13 8 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (7.86%) Mobile App
2 15 (6.55%) N-Tier
3 12 (5.24%) User Experience
4 11 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.49%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.49%) Fintech
5 8 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.31%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.87%) PMI
8 2 (0.87%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) BYOD
9 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.44%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.54%) Windows
2 23 (10.04%) Linux
3 18 (7.86%) Unix
4 8 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.06%) AIX
6 2 (0.87%) Android
6 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) VMS
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (54.15%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (40.17%) Test Automation
3 55 (24.02%) Scrum
4 51 (22.27%) Software Engineering
5 37 (16.16%) Defect Management
5 37 (16.16%) SDLC
6 36 (15.72%) OO
7 32 (13.97%) Regression Testing
8 31 (13.54%) Unit Testing
9 30 (13.10%) Test Scripting
10 28 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (10.92%) SDET
11 25 (10.92%) Workflow
12 23 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (10.04%) CRM
12 23 (10.04%) DevOps
12 23 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (9.17%) User Stories
14 20 (8.73%) Business Transformation
15 19 (8.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.86%) C#
2 49 (21.40%) Java
3 32 (13.97%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.54%) SQL
5 29 (12.66%) Python
6 18 (7.86%) C++
7 16 (6.99%) ABAP
8 10 (4.37%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.93%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.06%) C
10 7 (3.06%) Perl
10 7 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.18%) R
12 4 (1.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) Delphi
13 2 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (8.73%) Degree
2 19 (8.30%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.24%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.06%) PMP
7 5 (2.18%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.87%) ISEB
9 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNA
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.44%) HND
10 1 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.44%) VCP5
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.31%) ISO 22301
1 3 (1.31%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.31%) PMO
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.61%) Docker
2 6 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (5.24%) Puppet
3 9 (3.93%) HP ALM
4 8 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.06%) Ansible
6 5 (2.18%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.44%) SCCM
7 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.86%) SAP
3 17 (7.42%) Adobe
4 13 (5.68%) Oracle
5 12 (5.24%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.37%) HP
7 8 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.06%) Google
9 6 (2.62%) Citrix
9 6 (2.62%) VMware
10 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.87%) Apple
11 2 (0.87%) Facebook
11 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.87%) Wrike
12 1 (0.44%) Cisco
12 1 (0.44%) EMC
12 1 (0.44%) NetApp
12 1 (0.44%) Siebel