Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 81 180 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 5.16% 4.29% 4.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.14% 28.57% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 177 237
Median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £86,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 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 252 630 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.05% 15.01% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 190 514 545
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,875 £26,828 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,375 £71,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.20%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Surrey

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Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in Surrey.

Salary trend for QA in Surrey

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Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in Surrey over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for QA in Surrey

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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 11 August 2020. 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 -3 26 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Guildford +26 14 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Redhill +17 5 £49,500 -41.76%
Epsom +10 4 £52,500 +66.67% 1
Egham +8 4 - -
Staines +6 3 £50,000 -0.25%
Farnham +18 2 £51,250 +60.78%
Woking +13 2 £51,250 +13.89%
Leatherhead +33 1 £43,000 +17.01%
Camberley +28 1 - -
Godalming +10 1 £65,000 +23.81%
Chertsey +5 1 £57,500 +27.78%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £75,000 -
Tadworth - 1 £72,500 -
QA
South East

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) Test Automation
3 36 (44.44%) Finance
4 30 (37.04%) C#
5 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (24.69%) Azure
6 20 (24.69%) SQL
6 20 (24.69%) .NET
7 19 (23.46%) Linux
8 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.99%) Analytics
10 16 (19.75%) Selenium
11 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (17.28%) JIRA
12 14 (17.28%) Degree
12 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (16.05%) Python
13 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
14 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (14.81%) Unix
14 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.58%) Java
16 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (12.35%) Coaching
17 9 (11.11%) SDLC
17 9 (11.11%) Fintech
17 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

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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 4 (4.94%) CICS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.69%) Azure
2 7 (8.64%) Power Platform
3 5 (6.17%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (4.94%) AWS
4 4 (4.94%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.47%) npm
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.23%) GitHub
6 1 (1.23%) Office 365
6 1 (1.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Slack
6 1 (1.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DWDM
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
1 1 (1.23%) MPLS
1 1 (1.23%) Skype
1 1 (1.23%) SNMP
1 1 (1.23%) VoIP
1 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) Big Data
3 7 (8.64%) Power BI
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.94%) Biml
6 4 (4.94%) Data Lake
6 4 (4.94%) DB2
6 4 (4.94%) HDInsight
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Selenium
2 14 (17.28%) JIRA
3 13 (16.05%) Jenkins
4 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (9.88%) SpecFlow
7 7 (8.64%) JMeter
8 6 (7.41%) JUnit
9 5 (6.17%) Subversion
10 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.70%) Postman
11 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.47%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.47%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
12 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) QA Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Tester
6 6 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.94%) REST
3 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
4 2 (2.47%) J2EE
4 2 (2.47%) Java EE
4 2 (2.47%) JDBC
4 2 (2.47%) Jest
4 2 (2.47%) JSON
4 2 (2.47%) JTA
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) Node.js
4 2 (2.47%) React
4 2 (2.47%) Sass
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.23%) CCTV
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) LPAR
7 1 (1.23%) PMI
7 1 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.23%) Robotics
7 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) Windows
4 3 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) Test Automation
3 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 17 (20.99%) Analytics
6 15 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Coaching
11 9 (11.11%) Fintech
11 9 (11.11%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 8 (9.88%) Data Strategy
12 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
13 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
13 7 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) C#
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) Python
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 8 (9.88%) C
5 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (4.94%) R
9 4 (4.94%) VB
9 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.70%) C++
10 3 (3.70%) JCL
10 3 (3.70%) Perl
11 2 (2.47%) COBOL
12 1 (1.23%) PHP
12 1 (1.23%) REXX
12 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) CCNA
5 1 (1.23%) CEH
5 1 (1.23%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.17%) GDPR
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) RACF
3 1 (1.23%) ACF2
3 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Actian
2 4 (4.94%) Hortonworks
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.47%) HP
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Ensighten
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Nokia
5 1 (1.23%) Plumtree
5 1 (1.23%) Polycom
5 1 (1.23%) Remedy
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Sun
5 1 (1.23%) Tealium
5 1 (1.23%) Yealink